Ethiopia: Ethnic tensions continue to smolder in Somali region

A street in Jijiga, where much of the violence took place DW– Following ethnically motivated violence in the country’s east, Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the... Read more »

Internet in eastern Ethiopia shut down after regional violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »

Security personnel sacked over violence in W. Ethiopia – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency Security personnel sacked over violence in W. EthiopiaAnadolu AgencyBy Addis Getachew. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. Ethiopia dismissed or suspended a dozen security personnel for failing to prevent violence that raged last... Read more »

Ethiopia: Building resilience of people displaced by violence – Ethiopia

“Everything we had was gone…We were left with nothing,” recalled Mohammed Ali, a resident of Gudis village in Darolebu district in eastern Ethiopia. He was among the more than 8,400 families displaced... Read more »

Violence in west Ethiopia kills 1 person as police arrests 30 suspects – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 27 (Xinhua) — Violence in western Ethiopia’s Benishangul Gumuz Regional State on Wednesday left one person dead as police arrested 30 suspects in connection with the deadly violence that... Read more »

Ethiopia says forces behind grenade attack could strike again

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The forces behind Saturday’s grenade attack at a rally in Ethiopia attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed could strike again, the government said on Wednesday, urging the public... Read more »

Oromo activist, Jawar Mohammed to return to Ethiopia as OMN opens Addis office – africanews

africanews Oromo activist, Jawar Mohammed to return to Ethiopia as OMN opens Addis officeafricanewsUS-based Oromo Media Network (OMN), which was banned for inciting violence and promoting terrorism, has opened an office in... Read more »

Ethiopia admits 15 killed in Hawassa violence and two other towns

borkenaJune 17,2018 Ethiopia’s Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples region administration admit that 15 civilians are killed in the last three days due to the violence in Hawassa, Wolkite and Wolaita Sodo towns.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Tirunesh Pulls Out From London Marathon

By Solomon Bekele Ethiopian great athlete Tirunesh Dibaba pulled out from London Marathon on Sunday. She was expected to set a new world record before the start of the race. Ethiopia’s Tadelech... Read more »

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed visits Jijiga on Oromia-Somali peace mission

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed travelled on Saturday to a region where clashes have displaced nearly a million people, his first trip since being sworn in as premier five days ago. Violence... Read more »