Tag Archives: University students

Ethiopia: Ethnic clashes in universities claim lives, disrupt classes

ESAT News (December 11, 2017) At least six students were killed in what appears to be an ethnic motivated attack in the Adigrat University in Tigray and Woldiya University in the Amhara region. The killing of two students who are from the Amhara and Oromo regions in Adigrat on Friday have sparked protests in Universities in Ambo, Woldiya, Gondar and ...

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Ethiopia: MIDROC gold mine project inflict birth defects, health hazards

ESAT News (December 11, 2017) People living near the MIDROC gold mine in southern Ethiopia are facing birth defects, blindness and various ailments, according to an investigative report by the BBC Amharic. The investigative report that included interviews with residents affected by the chemical hazards released from the gold mine also revealed that livestock drinking from downstream rivers are dying ...

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