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Ethnic clashes continue to claim lives in Southern Ethiopia

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 18, 2018) Eleven more people were killed in Southern Ethiopia, as clashes continued between the Gedeo and the Guji ethnic groups. According the Gedeo Association of North America, six of the deceased from yesterday’s attack were children. The Association also said up to 100,000 people might have been displaced as a result of the ...

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Ethnic clashes in Southern Ethiopia result in deaths, displacement

ESAT News (April 13, 2018) Scores of people are feared dead and thousands displaced in renewed clashes between the Guji and Gedeo communities in Southern Ethiopia. It is not clear what triggered the new round of deadly clashes but reports reaching ESAT say the Gedeo people were being forced out of their villages in their thousands. Upto 15,000 are estimated ...

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News Update (VIDEO): Soccer fans clashed with security forces in Bahir Dar

ESAT News (February 24, 2018) Clashes have been reported in Bahir Dar, a city in the north of the country, after soccer fans chanted anti-TPLF slogans in and outside the city stadium. No casualties were reported but stone throwing fans have reportedly clashed with security forces after they had left the stadium. Soccer fans of Bahir Dar City FC and ...

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