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‘Large-scale’ fighting shatters lull in Ethiopia’s Tigray

By Cara Anna, Associated Press Ethiopia’s military has launched a “large-scale” offensive for the first time in a year in the northern Tigray region, Tigray authorities alleged...

‘Ethiopia’s other conflict’: what’s driving the violence in Oromia?

By Asafa Jalata, University of Tennessee In November 2020 an outbreak of violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray region captured worldwide attention. The conflict was between Tigrayan...

China’s 1st Horn of Africa envoy offers to mediate in region

By Associated Press China’s first special envoy to the Horn of Africa on Monday offered to mediate in disputes in the region as Beijing seeks...

Ethiopia grants amnesty to high-profile political detainees

By Associated Press Ethiopia’s government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country’s most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and...

Ethiopian PM Begins 2nd Term Saying War Exacts ‘Heavy Price’

The Associated Press Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was sworn in Monday for a second five-year term running a country in the grip of a...