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Three dead as unrest rumbles in Ethiopia’s southern Hawassa city

At least three people have died in Ethiopia‘s southern city of Hawassa, hospital authorities said, amid a showdown between state security forces and local activists who…

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Ethiopian civil war would have far-reaching effects

R ecent political reforms by Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s prime minister, have revived ethnic tensions within the country, resulting in violence that could spiral into civil…

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Between peace and uncertainty after Ethiopia-Eritrea deal

Badme – Gebreselassie Woldeabzigi, a 72-year-old Ethiopian, fled his hometown in Badme, a border town of around 2,000 people in May 1998. It was the start…

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Activists move to declare new federal state in Southern Ethiopia

Speculation is rife in Ethiopia that the Sidama area in the southern region will be granted a referendum to determine whether it should become its…

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Regional power grab attempt causes rare discord in Ethiopia coalition

While there have been disagreements among the parties in the past, analysts described the acrimonious exchange this week between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF)…

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