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TIGRAY NEWS

Delayed due to Covid, Ethiopia to hold elections in June 2021

December 26, 2020 12:04 pm

The elections should have taken place earlier this year but were postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is looking to cement power as violence grips the nation.

Trouble returns to Ethiopia

December 16, 2020 6:30 pm

The ongoing civil war in one of Africa’s most stable countries will have important ramifications for the region’s geopolitics.

Aid groups say staffers killed in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

December 11, 2020 5:17 pm

The Danish Refugee Council said its three staffers killed last month had worked as guards at a project site.

Ethiopian forces in Tigray admit shooting at UN staffers

December 09, 2020 4:15 pm

Ethiopia's government has said its forces engaged a UN humanitarian team after it failed to stop at checkpoints in country's restive north. The government has insisted on taking the lead in coordinating aid deliveries.

Ethiopia's forces shoot at, detain UN staffers in Tigray

December 09, 2020 1:34 pm

The shooting occurred amid soaring frustration among humanitarian officials as desperately needed aid is still not freely reaching the Tigray region more than a week after the UN and Ethiopia’s government signed a deal for access.