Tag Archives: Benishangul Gumuz

At least seven killed in unrest in Asosa, Western Ethiopia

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 27, 2018) At least seven people were killed yesterday in ethnic violence in Asosa, Benishangul Gumuz region in Western Ethiopia, while several people were injured, some critically. A hospital source speaking on the phone from Asosa told ESAT that he saw seven bodies. He said most have died from an apparent gunshot wounds and ...

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Ethiopia: Hundreds of Amharas displaced from Benishangul Gumuz

ESAT News (May 2, 2018) Hundreds of Amharas who have been displaced from Benishangul Gumuz region have come to the city of Bahir Dar demanding the Amhara regional government to resettle them back to their birth places. The displaced say they escaped an attack by Gumuz. Most of the 527 people displaced over the past few days live on the ...

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Ethiopia to transfer administrations of disputed territories bordering Sudan

ESAT News (August 29, 2017) The Ethiopian regime is to transfer the administration of disputed areas to the Sudan for a period of ten years, according to sources with access to documents and maps of the disputed areas that locals claim were historically in Gondar. The new development came after Ethiopia’s Prime Minister paid a visit to the Sudan last ...

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