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Regional and local tensions intertwine in Gambella, as violence claims hundreds of lives

TweetOn 15 April 2016, a cross-border raid from South Sudan into Ethiopia’s Gambella region left more than 200 dead. According to the Ethiopian government, more than 108 women and children were abducted and some 2,000 head of cattle stolen during … Continue reading

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In Ethiopia’s Gambella region, refugee encampment policies meet a complex reality on the ground

TweetSince the outbreak of civil war in December 2013, more than 600,000 South Sudanese have fled to neighbouring countries. More than 226,000 of them have made their way to Ethiopia, contributing to the country overtaking Kenya as the country hosting … Continue reading

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What the death of Meles Zenawi could mean

TweetLong serving Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has been confirmed dead. Meles, aged 57, had not been seen in public for two months, and had been reported to have been sick in a hospital in Brussels. His death follows a … Continue reading

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