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Gunmen kill 30 people in attack in western Ethiopia, witnesses say

Gunmen killed 30 civilians in an attack on a village in the west of the Ethiopian region of Oromiya, witnesses said on Wednesday, the...

‘You don’t belong’: land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray

The dusty buses keep coming, dozens a day, mattresses, chairs and baskets piled on top. They stop at schools hurriedly turned into camps, disgorging...

‘Don’t shoot,’ Ethiopian father begged Eritrean soldiers, daughter says

Fourteen-year-old Mibrak Esayus recalls the day last November when she says Eritrean soldiers burst into her home in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and killed her...

Men forced to rape family members in Ethiopia’s Tigray, UN says

More than 500 rape cases have been reported to five clinics in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United Nations said on Thursday, warning that the...

Ethiopia’s PM says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from border area

Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from Ethiopian territory along their common border, Ethiopia’s prime minister said on Friday, days after acknowledging that Eritrean...

Ethiopia rejected US call for unilateral ceasefire during talks, US says

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rejected US calls for a unilateral ceasefire in the northern Tigray region and dismissed allegations of ethnic cleansing, according...

Aid group says staff saw Ethiopian soldiers kill civilians in Tigray

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) staff travelling in Ethiopia’s Tigray region saw Ethiopian soldiers shoot dead four civilians, the medical aid agency said on Thursday,...

Ethiopian PM confirms Eritrean troops entered Tigray during conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed for the first time on Tuesday that troops from neighbouring Eritrea entered the northern Tigray region during the...

UN calls for stop to ‘horrific’ sexual violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray

A dozen top United Nations officials on Monday called for a stop to indiscriminate and targeted attacks against civilians in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region,...

UN rights chief agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has agreed to an Ethiopian request for a joint investigation in the country’s northern Tigray region, where...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...