Tag: ethnic conflict

Ethiopia Is Falling Apart

Tepid reforms and halfhearted concessions won’t save the country’s authoritarian government from its existential crisis.

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What to Read Before Heading to Ethiopia


Ethiopia is a landlocked country in Africa with one of the fastest growing economies in the world. If you’re planning a trip there, here are three books on the country’s history and culture to pick up before you go.

Downfall of an Autocrat

By Ryszard Kapuscinski.
Translated by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand
164 pp. A Helen & Kurt Wolff Book. (1983)

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Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence, said regional officials said Sunday.

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