In Ethiopia’s Amhara region, civilians pay the price of conflict
23 September 2021 | 3:47 pm
Rebels from Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region opened fire on civilians while looting and shelling towns in the neighbouring Amhara region earlier this month. Our journalists were able to report from the Amhara region, where civilians are paying the price of this conflict. Also, violence in rural areas of Nigeria is creating a food security crisis. Finally, Nigerian artists offer to donate art to the British Museum in London in exchange for their looted bronzes.
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