Tag Archives: Afar Revolutionary Democratic Unity Front

Ethiopia: Group warns of travelling to Afar, claims 17 TPLF soldiers killed

ESAT News (December 8, 2017) An armed group operating in Ethiopia’s northern region of Afar warns tourists of travelling to the area as fighting with regime forces intensified in the last few weeks. The Afar Revolutionary Democratic Unity Front (ARDUF) said in a press release that “heavy fighting” has been going on since the third week of November. ARDUF claimed ...

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Ethiopia: Tourist killed in Afar

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (December 4, 2017) Initial reports reaching ESAT say unknown assailants killed a tourist and a driver on Monday in Arerti, Afar, in Northern Ethiopia. The identity of the deceased is not yet known. The tourist was heading to Erta Ale, an active volcano area in the Afar frequented by tourists. No party claimed responsibility for ...

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