Sudanese open arms to Ethiopians fleeing conflict
Ethiopian refugee Sejamara didn't know what to expect when she and her husband waded across a river to Sudan, certainly not the welcome they received from local residents.
Tigray leader tells Ethiopian PM his people 'ready to die'
The leader of Ethiopia's dissident Tigray region said Monday that his people were "ready to die" defending their homeland, rejecting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's ultimatum that they surrender within 72 hours.
Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia
Tigray forces fired rockets at a neighbouring state on Friday, heightening fears the internal conflict could spread to other parts of the country, a day after Ethiopia said its forces were closing in on the dissident region's capital Mekele.
Ethiopia accuses Tigrayan WHO chief of backing dissident region
Ethiopia's army chief on Thursday accused WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus -- the country's highest-profile Tigrayan abroad -- of lobbying for and seeking to arm leaders in the conflict-torn dissident region.
Uganda's Museveni meets Ethiopia minister, urges dialogue
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday met with Ethiopia's foreign minister to discuss the growing conflict in that country, urging negotiations between warring parties.
Nigeria's Obasanjo heads to Ethiopia 'for mediation'
Nigeria's ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday jetted to Ethiopia to mediate in the conflict between the government and the northern Tigray region, his spokesman said. "He is on his way to Addis Ababa for talks," Kehinde Akinyemi told AFP on the visit of the former Nigerian leader to the Ethiopian capital. "He is going there…
Ethiopia tries to rally public support for Tigray conflict
Hundreds of Ethiopians gathered in the capital Thursday to donate blood for troops fighting in the northern Tigray region, as officials tried to rally support for a conflict Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said was going his way.
End of Ethiopia conflict coming within reach, says PM
The end of military operations in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is "coming within reach", Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Tuesday, as the military claimed to have captured an airport.
Ethiopia's Abiy vows military operation to 'wrap up soon'
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday vowed his military operation in the northern Tigray region would be over soon, seeking to placate foreign allies that the country was not on a path to all-out war.
Ethiopia's Abiy replaces army chief as Tigray casualties mount
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed replaced his army chief on Sunday, as reports of wounded soldiers continued to rise in a five-day-old conflict in the country's northern Tigray region. Deputy army chief Berhanu Jula will take over the Ethiopian National Defence Force, a statement from Abiy's office said, without giving a reason or specifying the…