Tag: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Tigray war – A Conflict the World Forgot
Africa

Ethiopia’s Tigray war – A Conflict the World Forgot

The roots of the Tigray war can be traced to Ethiopia’s system of government. Since 1994, Ethiopia has had a federal system in which different ethnic groups control the affairs of 10 regions. The once powerful Tigray People’s Liberation Front set up a four-party coalition that governed Ethiopia from 1991. Under the coalition, Ethiopia became […]

Nationwide Emergency in Ethiopia
Africa, Featured, World

Nationwide Emergency in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s cabinet has issued a nationwide emergency with immediately effect, and has called on citizens in Addis Ababa to prepare to defend the capital. The emergency was declared as fighters from Tigray threatened to attack the capital city. Declaration of emergency allows the government to impose a curfew, establish roadblocks, regulate transportation services so that […]