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‘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...

Biden raises concerns to Ethiopian PM about Tigray conflict

By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press President Joe Biden expressed concerns on Monday in a phone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed about detentions and...

UN injects $40 million in aid for Ethiopian crises

By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press The United Nations announced Monday it will provide $40 million in emergency funding for conflict-wracked northern Ethiopia and drought-affected...