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Ethiopia: More than 10 people killed in Gonder clashes

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At least 10 people have been killed in Gonder northern Ethiopia in clashes as locals with security forces. The government blames Eritrea for the unrest but residents cite disputes over land and ethnicity. According to several reports, the unrest in Gonder began earlier this week when armed police entered the …

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Eritrean government confirmed heavy fighting with Ethiopia

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The Eritrean government issued a statement confirming the heavy fighting on the border with Ethiopia, accused Ethiopia of launching an attack against it. In a statement issued today, the Eritrean Information ministry said: The [Ethiopian] regime has today, Sunday 12 June 2016, unleashed an attack against Eritrea on the Tsorona Central …

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Breaking: Heavy fire exchange across Ethiopia-Eritrea border

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Reports indicating heavy fire exchange  in Tsorena & Aiga (Northern Tigray) areas between Ethiopia and Eritrea troops. Sources indicate the fire exchange involves heavy artilleries and tanks from both sides. According to Awramba Times Eritrea has launched a full-scale attack in northern Ethiopia last night, following the recent report by UN Commission …

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Ermias Amelga released from jail on bail

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Ermias T Amelga is released from jail on bail, as a series of appeals against his release and a third new case being opened once all these had been rejected. According to local Ethiopian Newspaper, Fortune, He joined his family and friends yesterday, May 16, 2016 – eleven days after the Second …

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19 Ethiopian children kidnapped by South Sudanese Murle released through negotiation

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Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), an Ethiopian government-owned television channel, reported on Monday that 19 kidnapped Ethiopian children by South Sudanese Murle armed men recovered through the negotiation of Ethiopian government and the government of South Sudan. The Ethiopian Military have been finalized preparations to take military action against Murle armed men …

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Amnesty International urges Ethiopia to immediately release Facebook activist

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In its PRESS RELEASE on Friday, May 06/2016, Amnesty International urged Ethiopian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release a prominent opposition politician, Yonathan Tesfaye, who remain arrested for posting anti-government comments on Facebook. Here is the Full Content of the Press Release; The Ethiopian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release …

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