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At least 61 dead after days of violence in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region

At least 61 people have been killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, officials said, the latest bout of violence to highlight increasing instability in a province racked by bloody protests in 2015 and 2016. From Thursday, 29 ethnic Oromos were killed by ethnic Somali attackers …

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Ethiopia says ethnic clashes kill more than 20 in past week

Ethiopia’s government says more than 20 people have been killed in renewed clashes between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in the past week. Spokesperson Negeri Lenco says 98 people were arrested in the Oromia region and five arrested in the Somali region. A long-standing border dispute and an increased military presence …

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Ethiopia: Evil dad who smothered children in petrol-soaked rag then tried to blow up family home jailed for life.

An evil dad who murdered his two children and tried to blow up his wife was jailed for life yesterday. Endris Mohammed, 47, smothered his eight-year-old son Saros and daughter Leanor, six, with a petrol-soaked rag as they slept. He then tried to cause a gas explosion in the family …

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Ethiopian increases flights to Cameroon, Gabon with the Boeing 787

Ethiopian airlines have announced an increase in its weekly flights to two Central African cities. Cameroon’s Yaounde and the Gabonese capital, Libreville. Ethiopian, the continent’s largest airline group, said with its sixth weekly service to Yaounde and Libreville, it will be flying all week to the destinations except on Sundays. …

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U.K. updates Ethiopia travel advice citing business visa processes – FCO

The United Kingdom has updated its Foreign travel advice in respect of Ethiopia. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in its latest release of Thursday November 2, 2017 cited visa requirements as basis for the update. “Entry requirements section (Visas) – to obtain a business visa for Ethiopia you may …

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U.S. issues sixth Ethiopia ‘security message’ in 3 months after Ambo clashes

The United States embassy in Ethiopia has issued a ‘security message’ citing renewed clashes in Oromia region. The clashes in Ambo and two other areas led to deaths and injuries blamed on special federal forces, the ‘Agazis.’ The Thursday October 26, 2017 release becomes the sixth such message in a …

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