Update-1|Breaking| Heavy fighting on Ethiopia Eritrea border

Sunday, June 12, 2016 @ 3:12 pm

(Adds mid-day developments) A heavy fighting is going on the Tsorena front of Ethiopian Eritrean border, multiple sources confirmed to HornAffairs. Fighting in the Tsorena area of the border started since 5 am at dawn and it is still ongoing. The [...]

Official report admits hundreds killed in Oromia, Amhara regions

Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 7:25 pm

The recent protests and clashes in Oromia and Amhara regions cost hundreds of lives, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) disclosed today. EHRC presented its long-awaited report to the parliament today. The protests in Oromia, which started [...]

Ethiopia: Revised tax rates for Salary and Small businesses

Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 5:16 am

Ethiopian government disclosed the draft income tax proclamation that has been the subject of speculation for long. The government has been indicating for about two years that it was considering a revision of the income tax, which has been in place [...]

Updated|Breaking: Ethiopia: Senior Oromia official detained

Thursday, June 9, 2016 @ 4:07 pm

The legislative organ of Ethiopia’s largest region stripped the immunity of two officials and appointed new chiefs for the judiciary. Oromia regional council stripped the immunity of Zelalem Jemaneh and Diro Demi today, according to [...]

UN Inquiry finds Crimes Against Humanity in Eritrea

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 @ 4:37 pm

Geneva (8 June 2016) – Crimes against humanity have been committed in a widespread and systematic manner in Eritrean detention facilities, military training camps and other locations across the country over the past 25 years, according to a [...]

UK Foreign Minister: Andargachew Tsege is not being ill-treated

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 @ 10:03 pm

Press release of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office of United Kingdom Andargachew Tsege’s case was top of the agenda when the Foreign Secretary visited Ethiopia on Wednesday 1 June 2016 Philip Hammond pressed for progress when he met both [...]

Breaking| Ethiopia: 3 killed, 5 injured in Gambella’s unrest

Sunday, April 24, 2016 @ 5:27 pm

[Updated with details on the third death] At least three killed, six wounded as riots continue for second day in Ethiopia’s western region Gambella on Sunday. Protests started yesterday in reaction to a killing by a refugee mob. It is to be [...]

Ethiopian troops surrounded S. Sudanese child abductors: Official

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 8:38 pm

Ethiopian troops identified and surrounded the areas where South Sudanese gunmen are keeping the abducted children, officials say. The children were abducted after thousands South Sudanese gunmen attacked in Ethiopia’s western region Gambella. [...]
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