Ethiopia
Eritrea acknowledges presence of troops in Ethiopia’s Tigray State, commits to withdrawal

This is the first official acknowledgement by Eritrea of the presence of its troops in Tigray where they have been accused of committing human rights violations

UN official warns of increasing violence, famine in Tigray region in Ethiopia

The UN Security Council discussed the crisis in the Tigray region amid increasing reports of atrocities. UN officials Michelle Bachelet and Mark Lowcock also called for the withdrawal of Eritrean troops from the region

Besieged population in Ethiopia’s Tigray region faces starvation, rights violations

“Living in crowded camps, children and families urgently need food, shelter and clean water…Immunizations have ground to a halt, health and water facilities have been damaged or destroyed, and essential supplies looted,” says UNICEF

sudan-ethiopia border conflict Sudan-Ethiopia border conflict escalates

Following claims made by the Sudanese army of recapturing the contested Al-Fashaga region at the border with Ethiopia, the Ethiopian foreign ministry has warned of a “counter-offensive”

Ethiopians who fled from the Tigray region to Al Qadarif State, Sudan. Sudan and Ethiopia fail to reach an agreement on border demarcation

The meeting between the authorities of the two countries to demarcate the land border came a week after the attack on a Sudanese army patrol by Ethiopian forces on December 15. The failure of talks may lead to more clashes

Ethiopian federal forces capture Tigray region’s capital Mekelle; rebel forces vow to fight back

The Red Cross warns that the hospital treating the injured is “running dangerously low on sutures, antibiotics, anticoagulants, painkillers, and even gloves.”

Civilian casualties to mount as the battle for Mekelle begins in Ethiopia’s northern region

The military conflict between Ethiopia’s federal government and the Tigray regional government, which began on November 4, has already claimed thousands of lives. International agencies have raised concerns over shortages of food and medicine.

Ethiopia Tigray conflict Ethiopian federal government announces final offensive against Tigray regional forces

Around 27,000 people are estimated to have fled from Ethiopia’s Tigray region across the western border into Sudan. The UN refugee agency in Sudan estimated that an average of 4,000 refugees have been arriving daily

What is happening in Ethiopia?

Hundreds have reportedly died and the fighting has now spilled across the country’s national borders into neighboring countries.

Ethiopia Tigray conflict War in Ethiopia’s Tigray region crosses northern border into Eritrea; 25,000 refugees flee to Sudan

Accusing Eritrea of participating in a “full-scale war” alongside the Ethiopian federal troops against the Tigray regional government, the latter fired rockets targeting the airport in Eritrea’s capital city on Saturday 

As conflict in Ethiopia continues, observers fear return of repressive state

Soon after coming to power in 2018, prime minister Abiy Ahmed had opened up the political space by freeing political prisoners and allowing other political parties to operate freely. The war in Tigray may lead to a reversal of these gains

Ethiopia conflict Hundreds perish and thousands flee to Sudan as war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region continues

The fighting between the forces of the federal government and that of the Tigray regional government began on November 4. It has triggered fears of a full-blown civil war in Africa’s second most populous country

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