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Ethiopia’s Sidama vote on autonomy in test of nationalist passions

20 November 2019, 4:02 PM

Members of Ethiopia’s Sidama minority lined up before dawn to vote in aself-determination referendum on Wednesday, a test of Ethiopia’s ability to peacefully manage ethnic demands and political change after more than a year of sweeping reform.

Ethiopian Federal policemen stand at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu.

Last remains of Ethiopian plane crash victims buried

16 November 2019, 1:55 PM

The last remains of 157 people killed aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane in March were interred at the crash site this week, farmers and families told Reuters, but some relatives were upset they had been unable to take part in the ceremony.

Ethiopia PM Abiy says death toll from protests rises to 86

4 November 2019, 12:04 PM

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Sunday the death toll from protests last month had risen to 86 and urged citizens to resist forces threatening to impede the country’s progress.


Pope prays for the victims in Ethiopia

3 November 2019, 4:21 PM

Pope Francis offered his prayers on Sunday for the victims of violence in Ethiopia. The violence, which is along ethnic and religious lines, remains a big challenge.

At least 78 people killed in Ethiopian protests last week: Prime minister’s office

1 November 2019, 5:23 PM

At least 78 people were killed during protests in Ethiopia last week over the treatment of a prominent activist, the prime minister’s spokeswoman said on Thursday.



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