Illicit arms movement caused deadly Moyale violence: Ethiopia govt

The Ethiopian government on Tuesday confirmed deadly clashes in the Kenyan border town of Moyale in Oromia regional state but the Command Post administering the February 16 State of Emergency said it... Read more »

Ethiopia frees blogger and Oromia official detained under martial law

Ethiopian media outlets, activists and rights groups have reported that the government has released two high-profile persons detained under state of emergency rules. The two, lecturer / blogger, Seyoum Teshome and Taye... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Feb. 16 state of emergency: Over 1,100 people detained

Over 1,100 people have been detained under Ethiopia’s February 16 State of Emergency, authorities in the country have disclosed. A total of 1,107 detainees are currently being held across six different zones... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests top Oromia official who openly slammed Moyale killings

Local media in Ethiopia are reporting that the Command Post administering the February 16 state of emergency (SOE) have arrested a top official of the Oromia regional state for openly criticizing the... Read more »

Ethiopia military unit ‘mistakenly’ kills nine in Moyale, residents flee into Kenya

Ethiopian security forces have mistakenly killed nine civilians in the town of Moyale located on the country’s border with Kenya, a pro-government blogger says citing the Command Post. Daniel Berhane wrote on... Read more »

Ethiopia: Why I Run –

Photo: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Media Express Long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa won silver in an exciting race at the Rio Olympics and then used the opportunity to show his support for the protests against... Read more »

Ethiopia Extends Emergency As Old Antagonisms Fester –

By James Jeffrey Gondar — The Ethiopian government has extended a nationwide state of emergency for four months, hailing it as successful in restoring stability after almost a year of popular protests... Read more »

Government and Humanitarian Partners to Conduct the 2016 Ethiopia Meher Assessment – Reliefweb

Key Issues Government and Humanitarian Partners to Conduct the 2016 Ethiopia Meher Assessment Over 450,000 People Need Urgent Water Trucking Services in Somali Region Cluster Enhancing Logistic Capacity on Port operations and... Read more »