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2 Dec 2021
Fighting continues in Ethiopia, where rebel groups are advancing on the capital Addis Ababa. While much has been said about the northern front, where the army is at war with the Tigray Defense Forces (TDF), another armed group – allied to Tigrayans – is fighting from the south and west of the country. The Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) now controls a large swathe of territory. Together, the TDF and OLA plan to topple the government and take over the capital. The government accuses these rebel groups of committing crimes against civilians, including several massacres. Our regional correspondent reports.
21 Nov 2020
African leaders are trying to alleviate tensions in Tigray as Ethiopia said it had seized another town. But Addis Ababa said mediation was a long way off and denied suggestions it had targeted civilian locations.
6 Jul 2020
The slaying of vocalist and activist Hachalu Hundessa has triggered violent protests across Oromia and Addis Ababa. The government has been accused of cutting internet access to suppress the unrest.
1 Jun 2019
This year will mark 56 years since Africa day was conceived in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. It is celebrated annually on the 25th of May. Ahead of this year's celebration Ara Olumuyiwa, who is popularly known by her stage name Ara, a Nigerian Talking Drummer joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss what this day means for Africans.
30 May 2019
At a recent fashion show in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian designers showcased a range of clothes made from "Faaya Aada," a traditional cotton cloth woven by hand.
17 Mar 2019
The recent crash of an Ethiopian Airline aeroplane has brought so much attention to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Here are some key facts about the American-made narrow-body aircraft:
12 Mar 2017
Electric light railway tracks soar over Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, a rare example of mass transit infrastructure on a continent ruled by ramshackle, diesel-spewing buses.

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