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Ayenat Mersie

From garbage to garden, Nairobi resident helps dumping ground bloom

Aug 27 2021

NAIROBI A decade ago, a patch of land in Nairobi's Dandora district was a dumping ground for the trash of the city's wealthier residents with scarcely a plant to be seen. | Video

Ethiopia urges citizens to join armed forces as conflict spreads

Aug 10 2021

(Corrects to specify that the prime minister’s statement did mention the ceasefire)

Eritrean refugees in Ethiopian capital protest insecurity at Tigray camps

Jul 29 2021

ADDIS ABABA Hundreds of Eritrean refugees protested in the Ethiopian capital on Thursday, calling on the United Nations refugee agency to relocate friends and family who they say are trapped in two refugee camps by fighting in the Tigray region.

Eritrean refugees in Ethiopian capital protest insecurity at Tigray camps

Jul 29 2021

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Hundreds of Eritrean refugees protested in the Ethiopian capital on Thursday, calling on the United Nations refugee agency to relocate friends and family who they say are trapped in two refugee camps by fighting in the Tigray region.

Ethiopia: Tigray forces push south as Amhara militias mobilise

Jul 13 2021

NAIROBI Forces in Ethiopia's Tigray pushed deeper into land claimed by neighbouring Amhara region on Tuesday, prompting its leaders - allies of the central government - to urge local militia to arm themselves and mobilise.

Death toll from Tigray air strike at over 50, health official says

Jun 24 2021

ADDIS ABABA The number of civilians killed in an air strike in Ethiopia's Tigray region has risen to 51 with 33 people still unaccounted for, a health official involved in the response said, disputing the army's account that the victims were combatants.

UPDATE 3-Ethiopian military says only combatants hit in Tigray air strike

Jun 24 2021

ADDIS ABABA, June 24 Only combatants, not civilians, were struck in an air strike this week in Ethiopia's Tigray region, the country's military spokesman said on Thursday.

Ethiopians vote as opposition alleges some irregularities

Jun 22 2021

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he hoped Ethiopia's national and regional elections on Monday would prove the success of democratic reforms, but an opposition boycott, war, ethnic violence and logistical challenges overshadowed the vote in some regions. | Video

A family's tragic history mirrors Ethiopia's struggle for freedom

Jun 21 2021

ADDIS ABABA Before unemployed labourer Ayalew Wedajo voted in Monday's Ethiopian election, he prayed for the soul of his eldest son Getinet, killed in a pro-democracy demonstration 16 years ago. | Video

Four Ethiopian soldiers convicted of crimes against civilians in Tigray

May 21 2021

NAIROBI Three Ethiopian soldiers have been convicted of rape and one of killing a civilian in Ethiopia's Tigray region, the government said on Friday, the first public statement that soldiers had been found guilty of crimes against civilians in the conflict.

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