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At least 166 people have been killed in violent protests which followed the murder of Hachalu Hundessa, a singer from Ethiopia’s marginalised Oromo ethnic group.

Hacahlu Hundessa had been a prominent voice in anti-government protests that led to a change in leadership in 2018. Deadly protests followed his death in the capital.

67 killed in anti-govt protests, ethnic violence in Ethiopia

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67 killed in anti-govt protests, ethnic violence in Ethiopia

At least 67 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia, authorities said on Friday.

Ethnic-based attacks erupt in Addis Ababa, leaving several dead

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Ethnic-based attacks erupt in Addis Ababa, leaving several dead

The attacks began late Saturday afternoon in Addis Ababa and spread to areas just outside the capital.

UAE-backed forces 'rape, abuse' African migrants detained in Yemen

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UAE-backed forces 'rape, abuse' African migrants detained in Yemen

The International Organization for Migration says some 87,000 people sought to reach war-torn Yemen from the Horn of Africa by boat in 2017.

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Ethiopia elects first Muslim PM to tackle political turmoil

Ethiopia elected its first Muslim prime minister from the Oromo ethnic group on Wednesday, but analysts say Abiy Ahmed faces a tricky task of reconciliation and reform.

Alain Gresh

Who is losing the Nile?

Comment: For thousands of years the Nile has been the jugular vein of Egypt. Is Sisi about to lose control of the wealth and resources it ...

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Egypt anxious as Nile-dam talks delayed amid Ethiopia chaos

Talks over a controversial dam on the Nile that has raised Egyptian concern have been stalled amid turmoil in Ethiopia.

Monique Bouffé

Trump's plans to close Refugee Resettlement Program are inhumane

Comment: With a single stroke of his pen, Trump plans to close the US Refugee Resettlement Program, bringing anguish to a region he cannot hope ...

Sisi meets with Eritrean leader 'to pressure Addis Ababa'

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Sisi meets with Eritrean leader 'to pressure Addis Ababa'

Sisi met with his Eritrean counterpart in Cairo on Tuesday in a meeting that sources have said was a "deliberate move" against Ethiopia.

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Ethiopians protest against government outside UN office in Cairo

Members of the Ethiopian Oromo and Amhara ethnic groups have gathered outside UNHCR's Cairo office to protest against the Addis Ababa ...

Ethiopia accuses Egypt, Eritrea of fueling unrest

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Ethiopia accuses Egypt, Eritrea of fueling unrest

Ethiopia says 'enemies' from Egypt and Eritrea are supporting unprecedented anti-government protests and forcing the declaration of the ...

Ethiopian refugee 'burns to death' outside Cairo's UNHCR office

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Ethiopian refugee 'burns to death' outside Cairo's UNHCR office

An Ethiopian asylum seeker has reportedly burnt to death as she assisted a man who self-immolated during a protest in front of the UNHCR office ...

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