Archive | December 8, 2016

Ethnic tensions could see Ethiopia descending into civil war

Ethnic tensions could see Ethiopia descending into civil war State of emergency restores calm but fissures remain in fragile federation Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa crossed his arms at the finish of the men’s marathon in the Rio 2016 Olympics as a protest against the Ethiopian government’s crackdown on political dissent. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP The Oromo are […]

In Cairo, Ethiopia’s Oromos lose hope with UN refugee agency

In Cairo, Ethiopia’s Oromos lose hope with UN refugee agency Dec 6 (Reuters) — In Egypt, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been the target of bitter criticism and even violent protest this year. Protests at the agency’s Cairo headquarters – including one man setting himself on fire – have been led […]

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