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8.5 million people in dire need in Ethiopia due to worsening drought & food security situation

The humanitarian crisis has worsened in drought-stricken Ethiopia, with almost three million additional people in need of humanitarian aid this year. 8.5 million people are in need of immediate food assistance. This number has increased from 5.6 million in January. (United Nations) In addition,...

Violence in eastern Ethiopia killed 50 people, displaced 50,000 others, officials

Clashes along the border of Ethiopia's Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send the military in.

Violence killing almost 700 people in Ethiopia since August 2016

Almost 700 people have been killed during violence in Ethiopia since August 2016, a government-sponsored commission has said, bringing the total death toll since the unrest began in late 2015 to more than 900. ______ Ethiopia declared six months of emergency rule in October after almost...