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At least 10 Fano factions in armed resistance in Amhara, new report says

A report by the UK-funded Peace Research Facility (PRF) indicates that at least 10 Fano factions are engaged in armed resistance against the Ethiopian...

Ethiopian refugees in Somaliland and Somalia face xenophobic attacks following port deal

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on January 1st between Somaliland and Ethiopia, aimed at giving the latter access to the Gulf of Eden...

Amhara hardliners fume over US embassy’s use of Oromo name for the Ethiopian capital

On November 22, 2023, the US Embassy in Finfinne (Addis Ababa) shared a link and video explainer on the social media site X about...

Ethiopian army kills an Oromo mother of seven and two others in Shawa

Three Civilians were killed by the Ethiopian Army on October 30, 2023, in Garri, a village in Bosat district of East Shawa zone, Oromia...

China, Oromia Ink Deal to Develop Special Economic Zone

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) Inks Agreement with Oromia Developer to Co-Develop Special Economic Zone The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) signed...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Bishop Claims Oromo and Tegaru Migrants from Madagascar and Yemen

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) has been a dominant institution in Ethiopia for centuries.

Spokesperson of Amhara rebel group meets with Israeli Foreign Minister

Major Dawit Weldegiorgis, spokesperson of the recently launched armed group Amhara Popular Front (APF), met with Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen.

Oromo deacon banned for singing in his mother tongue

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church bans an Oromo deacon for singing in the Oromo language in Oromia.

Oromo Singer killed in Sululta

At the time of his untimely demise, Dereje was working on an upcoming album. He leaves behind two children.

Morehouse College Professor faces backlash for extreme calls on Oromo leaders in Ethiopia

Haile Larebo, a Morehouse College professor, draws criticism following his recent statements calling for extreme measures on Oromo leaders in Ethiopia.

Abiy Ahmed steps up military action in Oromia despite peace talks

A resident in North Shawa Zone, central Oromia told the VOA his family's house was burned down after the first round of peace talks in Tanzania ended.

Transitional Government proposal divided OLA and Ethiopian government in the Tanzania talks

OLA's proposal to establish a transitional government was the main point of contention.

Talks between Ethiopia and the Oromo Liberation Army ends without a deal

The first round of peace talks between the Ethiopian government and the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) ended without a deal today.

United States welcomes talks between Ethiopia and the Oromo Liberation Army

The United States welcomes peace talks taking place in Tanzania between the Ethiopian government and the Oromo Liberation Army. 

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