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Tigray conflict: A call for peace before Ethiopia is turned to a Libya of east Africa.

The ongoing Tigray conflict in Ethiopia has been described by observers as a taste of déjà vu and an impending balkanization. The East African country is sprinting toward a deep turmoil, and events of the past weeks are clear warnings that the two major warring parties, the Ethiopian federal government and the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), and their allies must heed the calls for peace before they plunge the second most populous African country into another Libya-like state.

  1 month ago ago
Tigray conflict: A call for peace before Ethiopia is turned to a Libya of east Africa.

MILITARY

4 Humanitarian Crises Africa Has Faced In 2021

Africa has been fighting more than a global pandemic this year. Some of its countries have been experiencing intense humanitarian crises, with nations wrestling against high hunger rates, civil unrest, natural disasters, and public health threats that aren’t the coronavirus.Below are list of four of these crisis.

  2 months ago ago
4 Humanitarian Crises Africa Has Faced In 2021

SPORTS

New exile for Eritrean refugees fleeing Ethiopia

Among the huge number of individuals escaping the five-week-old clash in Ethiopia's Tigray district are a couple dozen men, ladies and youngsters from Eritrea, one of the world's most tyrant states.  They were at that point living as outcasts in Tigray, which had for quite some time been a place of refuge for them during long stretches of contention and restraint in Eritrea.  Yet, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration dispatched a military activity against Tigray's decision party, the Eritrean

  1 year ago ago
New exile for Eritrean refugees fleeing Ethiopia

MILITARY

How 24 years old Ethiopia's soldier survived in 11 hours gun battle

It has been hard to get exact data about the contention between the military and the Tigray in light of a correspondence communication blackout in the district.  Sergeant Bulcha disclosed to columnist when talked with, saying,I was at a camp close to Adigrat city, near the border with Eritrea. At around 11:30 on 3 November, I, and the other soldiers, got an instant messages from our confidants at the base in Agula town - about 30km (18 miles) north-east of the Tigray capital, Mekelle - saying: "We are encircled.

  1 year ago ago
How 24 years old Ethiopia's soldier survived in 11 hours gun battle

POLITICS

Ethiopians fleeing conflict bring Sudan refugee camp back to life

The Um Raquba outcast camp in eastern Sudan once housed Ethiopians escaping starvation, however now life has overflowed once more into the separated camp as displaced people look for place of refuge from the Tigray strife.  "A month prior, this was only a bit of desert, however now it's turned around into a town," camp chief Abdel Basset Abdel Ghani told AFP.  The sound of pounding and uncovering rings as individuals assemble impermanent cottages, while somewhere else youngsters take exercises in shoddy study

  1 year ago ago
Ethiopians fleeing conflict bring Sudan refugee camp back to life

RELIGION

What You Need To Know About The 'Abuna Yemata Guh' Church

Nine of the twelve apostles are depicted in the ceiling painting. A visit to the rock-hewn churches of Tigray would be incomplete without paying a visit to Abuna Yemata Guh – famous for its location perched high up in the cliffs. Having first visited two other rock-hewn churches prior to this, I was under the impression that once you have seen one, you have seen them all (eg visiting churches in Europe or temples in Thailand?) But boy, was I wrong – Abuna Yemata Guh is truly in a league of its own. Unlike

  1 year ago ago
What You Need To Know About The 'Abuna Yemata Guh' Church

POLITICS

Ethiopia MP urges refugees to return as hunt continues for TPLF chief

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed  Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Monday the Tigray district's nonconformist chiefs had fled west of the provincial capital following quite a while of battling however demonstrated government powers were checking them intently and would assault them soon.  Abiy, champ of a year ago's Nobel Peace Prize, this month requested military tasks against heads of Tigray's decision party, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), in light of what he said were TPLF-coordinated

  1 year ago ago
Ethiopia MP urges refugees to return as hunt continues for TPLF chief

POLITICS

Ethiopia MP urges refugees to return as hunt continues for TPLF chief.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Monday the Tigray locale's protester chiefs had fled west of the local capital following quite a while of battling yet showed government powers were observing them intently and would assault them soon.  Abiy, victor of a year ago's Nobel Peace Prize, this month requested military activities against heads of Tigray's decision party, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), because of what he said were TPLF-coordinated assaults on Ethiopian government armed force camps. 

  1 year ago ago
Ethiopia MP urges refugees to return as hunt continues for TPLF chief.

POLITICS

No civilians killed by Ethiopian forces in TPLF crackdown - Abiy.

Ethiopian warriors didn't kill any regular citizens in Tigray, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Monday told the government parliament in what could be the most recent allegation of mass homicide with respect to the TPLF contenders.  In a discourse broadcast to the world, Dr Abiy, who addressed the Federal House of Representatives, said the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) were mindful so as to keep away from any non military personnel establishments including towns.  He talked a day subsequent to declaring

  1 year ago ago
No civilians killed by Ethiopian forces in TPLF crackdown - Abiy.

POLITICS

Ethiopia: UN chief urges protection of civilians as AU names envoys

UN boss Antonio Guterres called Friday for the kickoff of helpful passages to help regular people trapped in battling in Ethiopia's Tigray locale, taking note of that specialists had so far dismissed endeavors at intervention.  "We are extremely stressed over the circumstance in Ethiopia," the secretary-general told correspondents in New York, notice of a "sensational helpful effect" remembering for neighboring Sudan.  "We have been requesting the full regard of worldwide compassionate laws, and furthermore

  1 year ago ago
Ethiopia: UN chief urges protection of civilians as AU names envoys

POLITICS

Concern grows for civilians in Mekelle as Ethiopia battles Tigray rebels

Ethiopia is slipping intensely on Tigray  Fri, 27 Nov 2020  Source: AFP  The Ethiopian armed force has obstructed one of the principle i prompting its fringe with Sudan, forestalling Ethiopians escaping the battle in Tigray from arriving at the neighboring nation, as indicated by displaced people who showed up Thursday at the Lugdi outskirt crossing in eastern Sudan.  "The Ethiopian armed force has sliced the street prompting the Sudanese fringe at the territory of Humera (20 km from the outskirt) and those

  1 year ago ago
Concern grows for civilians in Mekelle as Ethiopia battles Tigray rebels

POLITICS

Ethiopian government forces readied for Tigray clash as 72-hour ultimatum winds down

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (in suit) tending to armed force officials  The public authority in Addis Ababa has conveyed the most clear admonition yet to territorial powers of the ambushed Tigray government to set out their weapons or face Ethiopia's military in the provincial capital Mekelle when a 72-hour final offer terminates.  On Sunday, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave a proclamation reporting what he called the beginning of the "last and third stages" in the squabble with Tigray. Ethiopian powers

  1 year ago ago
Ethiopian government forces readied for Tigray clash as 72-hour ultimatum winds down

POLITICS

Tigray refugees turn to entrepreneurship.

Ten-year-old Samarwat Tkhal fled battling in Ethiopia's Tigray area this month - presently she offers food to get by, among a huge number of individual evacuees assembling another life in neighboring Sudan.  Tkhal, wearing a red T-shirt and yellow pants, meanders the dusty roads of "Town Eight", a travel point directly over the outskirt into Sudan that has quickly expand into the size of an unassuming community.  It is the main stop for a large number of the Ethiopians escaping their country.  Tkhal holds

  1 year ago ago
Tigray refugees turn to entrepreneurship.

POLITICS

Abiy rules out dialogue with Tigray rebels in meeting with AU envoys.

ETHIOPIA  Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed again precluded exchange with the heads of the radical Tigray locale during a gathering with African Union unique agents on Friday.  Abiy advised the emissaries attempting to end the contention between Ethiopian soldiers and Tigray's powers that he is happy to address agents "working legitimately" in the district, The Associated Press news organization gave an account of Friday.  The gathering came as individuals in Mekelle, the capital of Tigray state prepared

  1 year ago ago
Abiy rules out dialogue with Tigray rebels in meeting with AU envoys.

POLITICS

Concerns grow for civilians in Mekelle as Ethiopia battle Tigray rebels

The Ethiopian armed force has obstructed one of the fundamental streets prompting its fringe with Sudan, forestalling Ethiopians escaping the battle in Tigray from arriving at the neighboring nation, as per evacuees who showed up Thursday at the Lugdi outskirt crossing in eastern Sudan.  "The Ethiopian armed force has sliced the street prompting the Sudanese fringe at the region of Humera (20 km from the outskirt) and those looking to arrive at Sudan must evade the primary street and pass through the fields

  1 year ago ago
Concerns grow for civilians in Mekelle as Ethiopia battle Tigray rebels

POLITICS

Food aid, medical supplies blocked from Ethiopia's Tigray, U.N. warns

Help offices can't restock food, wellbeing, and other crisis supplies in Ethiopia's northern Tigray district, where government troops are battling with nearby powers, the United Nations cautioned on Thursday.  Leader Abiy Ahmed left on a military mission against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) a week ago, subsequent to blaming the territorial rulers for assaulting a government army installation.  Phone lines to the district were still down, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

  1 year ago ago
Food aid, medical supplies blocked from Ethiopia's Tigray, U.N. warns