How Ethnic Violence Is Destabilising Ethiopia's Reform Gains

Ethiopia has more than 80 ethnic groups. Despite recent improvements, it also has a weak economy and an overwhelmingly poor citizenry. If Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wants to make a genuine attempt at real democracy he must do away with tribal politics and make stronger strides towards national unity, writes Yohannes Gedamu for The Conversation Africa.

Families who have fled fighting in Ethiopia are living in dire conditions.

  • Ethiopia:   73,000 Displaced in Ethnic Flare-Up

    Nation, 2 October 2018

    At least 73,000 have been displaced in the clashes that followed last week's killing of four people in eastern Ethiopia's Benshangul/Gumz region, the state broadcaster said… Read more »


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