On Tuesday night a police official in Ethiopia’s Somali region announced that authorities were closing a private media outlet, Nabad TV.
On Tuesday, Foreign envoys got together to end the year-long war in Ethiopia, “This, therefore, constitutes a window of opportunity […]”
Washington has been among the most vocal critics of Ethiopia’s conduct of the year-long war in the country’s north.
The federal government Wednesday also announced a fresh air strike on Tigray — the latest in a campaign of aerial bombardments.
Tigray was pounded by near-daily aerial bombardments last week as the military stepped up its use of airpower in the year-long war
Last week, Ethiopia’s air force carried out 8 strikes on targets which the government said were military in nature and aiding the TPLF
A fourth strike in Mekele, Ethiopia on Thursday did not result in any casualties, according to medics and the TPLF
“As such, the air raids may have the effect of strengthening the Tigrayan resolve to resist, rather than weaken it.”
“Air strike now in Mekele,” one humanitarian official in the city said via SMS to AFP on condition of anonymity
For nearly a week humanitarian and rebel sources have been reporting signs of a government offensive that mark fresh fighting in Ethiopia
Ethiopia military and support forces, are to push back and protect citizens from terror attacks from Tigray rebels
Tigray itself is receiving only about 10% of the aid it needs. In July the UN warned that 400 000 people “crossed the threshold into famine”.
Kaffa’s leaders have a plan to fix it; a referendum scheduled for Thursday that, if successful, would carve out a new South West region.
It has been nearly three months since the UN warned that 400 000 people across Tigray had “crossed the threshold into famine”.
Lalibela is a popular destination for foreign tourists and followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox faith — the country’s largest religion.
“The (Amhara) have been patient with the government’s approach so far, but even if the orders (to attack) don’t come, we won’t back down.”
UNICEF said some 2.3 million minors are struggling to access treatment for malnourishment, critical vaccines, emergency medicines, water and sanitation.
Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa with 110 million people, and by far the most important power in the Horn of Africa.