Ethiopia

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As many as 320 dead in Ethiopia gun attack, witnesses suggest
Witnesses say victims of massacre in country’s western Oromia region were ethnic Amharas – a minority in the area

Jason Burke and agencies

20, Jun, 2022 @4:16 PM

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‘It’s death either way’: desperate Tigrayans flee starvation and forced conscription
People risk dangerous smuggling routes only to be held to ransom in detention camps before being allowed to continue to safety

Lucy Kassa

20, Jun, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Faya Dayi review – the ups and downs of khat’s zonked-out bliss
Alongside a mystical state held sacred by some Sufis, this poetic documentary shows the hard labour of growing khat and the damage done by its use

Peter Bradshaw

20, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Growing numbers of young Africans want to move abroad, survey suggests
Covid, climate, stability and violence contributing to young people feeling pessimistic about future, survey of 15 countries suggests

Kaamil Ahmed

13, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘If you look at the bigger picture of change, aid has been close to irrelevant’
Stefan Dercon, former UK government adviser, discusses his new book – and his belief that wealthy elites, rather than foreign cash, rescue countries from poverty

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

10, Jun, 2022 @5:30 AM

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More than 4,000 arrested in Amhara as Ethiopia cracks down on militia
At least 19 journalists caught up in mass detentions after government moves against Fano, its former ally in Tigray conflict

Guardian reporter

30, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘I saw an oncologist cry’: Tigray cancer patients sent home to die for lack of drugs
Doctors call for international help as Ethiopia civil war leaves terminally ill being treated with paracetamol in Mekelle hospital

Lizzy Davies

25, May, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Step in now to stop Rwanda-scale genocide in Tigray , UN secretary-general urged
African groups urge UN to press for humanitarian access and peacekeeping force to be deployed in Tigray amid atrocities

A reporter for the Guardian

18, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Hunger crisis grips Horn of Africa – but 80% of Britons unaware, poll shows
UK government urged to act as worst drought in 40 years threatens region while aid efforts and global attention remain focused on Ukraine war

Lizzy Davies

12, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Media polarisation risks press freedom and peace in conflict-hit Mali and Ethiopia | Kristin Skare Orgeret and Bruce Mutsvairo
When media rights are curtailed, fake news and posts on social platforms drive tension and violence, as the latest World Press Freedom Index starkly shows

Kristin Skare Orgeret and Bruce Mutsvairo

10, May, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Ethiopian drought leading to ‘dramatic’ increase in child marriage, Unicef warns
With hunger across Horn of Africa and 600,000 children out of school, ‘desperate’ parents push more girls into early marriage

Lizzy Davies

30, Apr, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Tigray has been the scene of ‘ethnic cleansing’, say human rights groups
Human Rights Watch-Amnesty report accuses Ethiopian paramilitaries of war crimes and crimes against humanity

Kaamil Ahmed

06, Apr, 2022 @5:15 AM

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