Ethiopia arrested five authorities linked to Benishangul-Oromia violence

Ethiopia arrested five authorities linked to Benishangul-Oromia violence

borkena December 5, 2018 Ethiopia arrested today five senior and junior levels officials from Benishangul regional state, in the western parts of the country, reported the state media, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC). The Federal Police, as cited by EBC, says that the authorities are arrested in connection with violence in the areas adjoining western parts […]

Mekele hosting “Ethiopian-Sudanese Border conference” this Thursday

Mekele hosting “Ethiopian-Sudanese Border conference” this Thursday

borkena, Ethiopian News February 14,2017 Citing governor of the Sudanese state of Gadaref, Sudan Tribune reported that Mekele is hosting what is said to be the 18th “Sudanese-Ethiopian borders conference” this Thursday. The conference will discuss issues relating to farming communities , to use the words of Sudan Tribune, “in joint borders.” Trade and smuggling […]

Ethiopia: Amharas in Benishangul region face mistreatment

Ethiopia: Amharas in Benishangul region face mistreatment

ESAT News Published on December 27,2016 Ethnic Amharas in Benishangul Gumuz region of Ethiopia say they are facing beatings, imprisonment and harassment perpetrated by the local and regional authorities. A representative who spoke to ESAT say authorities are jailing people whom they accuse of transferring arms to guerrilla fighters opposing the Ethiopian regime. There have […]