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Fighting flares for second day in northern Ethiopia -residents

Ethiopia Afar region destroyed tank

Nairobi, Kenya Reuters Fighting flared for a second day in northern Ethiopia, residents said on Thursday, an outbreak of violence that has shattered hopes for fledgling peace talks between the government and forces from the Tigray region.  “We are frequently hearing the sound of heavy weapons, more than the previous days,” a farmer in Amhara’s […]

Fighting erupts along border of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Oct 2021

Nairobi, KenyaReuters Fighting between forces from Ethiopia’s rebellious northern region of Tigray and central government forces has erupted around the town of Kobo, residents and both sides said on Wednesday, ending a months-long ceasefire. The fighting is a major blow to hopes for peace talks between Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government and the Tigray People’s […]