Why have the western powers supported TPLF all this time? What has been the history of TPLF’s rise and fall from power in the country? Elias Amare, editor of Horn of Africa TV, explains.
With federal government forces cornering the TPLF back into Tigray state, the TPLF has called for peace negotiations. The government has called for the disarmament of the group and the surrender of its leadership.
Elias Amare, editor of Horn of Africa TV, explains the situation in Ethiopia in light of the declaration by the TPLF that they are withdrawing to Tigray. He analyzes the situation over the past few months that led to this moment
Horn of Africa TV’s editor, Elias Amare, talks to Peoples Dispatch on the latest military developments in Ethiopia, the setbacks faced by the TPLF and the collusion of international aid agencies
Thousands of Tigrayans residing in Addis Ababa held a rally in support of the federal government and against the US-backed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
Following their victories in the western and eastern front, the joint forces of the federal government and the Amharan militias have recaptured the strategically important towns of Dessie and Kombolcha
The coalition of nine ethnic groups formed in Washington D.C to fight the Ethiopian government is merely a psy-op and does not exist on the ground, diplomat Mohamed Hassan told Pavan Kulkarni
While the airstrikes by the federal government on targets in Tigray made headlines, the advance of the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front in the neighboring States of Amhara and Afar is largely ignored, despite the fact that the lives of hundreds of survivors of its atrocities are at stake
An executive order by Joe Biden makes way for sanctions on all main parties fighting in northern Ethiopia. However, diplomatic positions taken by the US make it evident that the primary target is the Ethiopian federal government, and not the TPLF which has been accused of multiple massacres and human rights violations
While the head of USAID’s Ethiopia mission has accused the Tigray People’s Liberation Front of looting aid warehouses, the US government continues to blame the Ethiopian federal government for blocking supply
On July 29, hundreds protested outside the UNHCR office in Ethiopia’s capital, demanding safe relocation of the 24,000 Eritrean refugees in Tigray’s two remaining camps in Mai Tsebri town which fell to the TPLF’s offensive in mid-July
With seasonal rains on the horizon, the one chance to avert a full blown famine in Tigray and parts of neighboring Amhara and Afar, already reeling under a severe food shortage, may be lost if the fighting does not cease