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Ethiopia: Fire destroys 343 hectares in Simien Mountains National Park

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 11, 2019) A fire that began on Monday at the Semien Mountains National Park in Northern Ethiopia has gutted down 342.9 hectares of grassland. Director of the authority for forest and wild lives, Kumera Wakjira told ESAT that the fire is believed to have been sparked by human activity in the park. He said ...

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Ethiopia: Fire broke out at troubled Assosa University

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 26, 2018) A fire has reportedly broke out today at a building in Assosa University campus in Western Ethiopia. The University had seen deadly violence last week in ethnic motivated attacks when a small quarrel between two students turned deadly on Wednesday. Three students were killed and thirty-four were wounded. The deadly violence in ...

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