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Factbox: Debretsion Gebremichael, head of Ethiopia's Tigrayan forces

30 Nov 2020

Former guerrilla radio operator Debretsion Gebremichael, leader of Ethiopia's rebellious northern forces, says he is still fighting close to the Tigray capital of Mekelle after government troops captured it following nearly a month of conflict.

Factbox: Debretsion Gebremichael, head of Ethiopia's Tigrayan forces

30 Nov 2020

Former guerrilla radio operator Debretsion Gebremichael, leader of Ethiopia's rebellious northern forces, says he is still fighting close to the Tigray capital of Mekelle after government troops captured it following nearly a month of conflict.

Factbox: Debretsion Gebremichael, head of Ethiopia's Tigrayan forces

30 Nov 2020

Former guerrilla radio operator Debretsion Gebremichael, leader of Ethiopia's rebellious northern forces, says he is still fighting close to the Tigray capital of Mekelle after government troops captured it following nearly a month of conflict.

Analysis: How attempts to unify Ethiopia may be deepening its divides, say analysts

27 Nov 2020

NAIROBI/ISTANBUL Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's political slogan is "medemer" - or "coming together". But some analysts say reforms meant to unify Ethiopia have inflamed simmering ethnic and political divisions and risk unravelling Africa's second most populous nation.

Factbox: Debretsion Gebremichael, head of Ethiopia's Tigrayan forces

25 Nov 2020

Former guerrilla radio operator Debretsion Gebremichael is leading Tigrayan forces fighting Ethiopia's military for control of the mountainous northern region.

Factbox: Debretsion Gebremichael, head of Ethiopia's Tigrayan forces

25 Nov 2020

Former guerrilla radio operator Debretsion Gebremichael is leading Tigrayan forces fighting Ethiopia's military for control of the mountainous northern region.

Mekelle: conflict returns to Ethiopian city steeped in legacy of war

20 Nov 2020

ISTANBUL Mekelle, a city nestled in the arid, mountainous Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, is steeped in the lore of its guerrilla fighters, who marched in sandals to Addis Ababa to topple a Communist dictatorship in 1991.

As COVID toll among Kenyan doctors jumps, one widow shares her grief

19 Nov 2020

KHUMUSALABA, Kenya When Daniel Alushula began gasping for air after contracting COVID-19 last month, all the intensive care beds in his home town hospital were taken and he had to travel around 50 km (30 miles) to secure one.

From Nobel Prize to fighting former comrades: Ethiopia's PM Abiy

11 Nov 2020

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI Dressed in a sharp black suit in front of an illustrious audience, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strode onto stage at Oslo's ornate City Hall on Dec. 10, 2019 to accept the Nobel Peace Prize.

UPDATE 1-From Nobel Prize to fighting former comrades: Ethiopia's PM Abiy

11 Nov 2020

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI, Nov 11 Dressed in a sharp black suit in front of an illustrious audience, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed strode onto stage at Oslo's ornate City Hall on Dec. 10, 2019 to accept the Nobel Peace Prize.

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