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Violence Spreads To Ethiopia’s Neighbouring Amhara Region

Violence has since sucked in various ethnic groups in bitter battles over land, and spread from Tigray into Ethiopia’s neighbouring Amhara region. Dragged into a conflict not of their making, members of Ethiopia’s Qemant ethnic group say their only choice was fleeing to Sudan, marking another bleak turn in a widening war. Thousands have been […]

Nigeria Explores Agriculture Alternatives To Ailing Oil Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria decided to take Agriculture more seriously when his administration discovered that Petroleum is no longer enough to sustain the economy. The President disclosed this while receiving in audience former Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ato Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He affirmed […]

UN Warns Of Imminent Famine In Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

United Nations Humanitarian Chief, Mr Mark Lowcock has warned that famine is imminent in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray Region. Mr Lowock said the same threat faces the Country’s North, while there is a risk that hundreds of thousands of people or more, will die. He said the economy has been destroyed along with businesses, crops and […]

Eritrea’s President meets Sudanese officials amid Ethiopia tensions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz have discussed bilateral ties in a call, the second conversation between the two leaders in less than a month. In a brief statement, Turkey’s communications directorate said the two leaders evaluated matters on issues affecting both countries and steps to be taken to […]

100 killed in Ethiopia, Somali Border clashes

Border clashes between Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions have killed at least 100 people, in the latest outbreak of violence ahead of national elections in June. The Deputy Police Commissioner for the Afar Region, Ahmed Humed said about 100 civilians, many of whom are Herders, have been killed since clashes broke out on Friday, April […]

Eritrean Troops Begin Withdrawal From Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Eritrean forces have started withdrawing from Ethiopia’s Tigray region in the north after fighting on the Government’s side in a war against the region’s fugitive leaders from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The United States, Germany, France and other G7 countries called for a swift, unconditional and verifiable withdrawal of the Eritrean Soldiers, followed […]

Gunmen Attack Ethiopia Passenger Bus, Kill 34 People

Gunmen killed about 34 people in a “gruesome” attack on a passenger bus in West Ethiopia, a part of the Country that has recently seen a spate of deadly assaults on civilians. The National Human Rights body disclosed this on Sunday, November15, 2020. AFP reports that the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said in a […]

Nile Dam Dispute Spills Onto Social Media

As Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan struggle to resolve a long-running dispute over Addis Ababa’s mega-dam project on the Nile, some of their citizens are sparring online over their rights to the mighty waterway. For nearly a decade, multiple rounds of talks between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have failed to produce a deal over the […]

Buhari Arrives In Addis Ababa Ahead Of AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Ethiopia ahead of  the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). President Buhari was received by the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, and Nigeria’s Ambassador to the North African country, Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, among others. The President Buhari would be with […]