News Update (VIDEO): Soccer fans clashed with security forces in Bahir Dar

ESAT News (February 24, 2018) Clashes have been reported in Bahir Dar, a city in the north of the country, after soccer fans chanted anti-TPLF slogans in and outside the city stadium. No casualties were reported but stone throwing fans have reportedly clashed with security forces after they had left the stadium. Soccer fans of Bahir Dar City FC and […]

Ethiopia: Merera Gudina, Bekele Gerba, banned from meeting supporters; clashes reported in Bahir Dar

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 24, 2018) Leaders of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) who were recently freed from prison have been detained briefly today and banned from entering Nekemte, a city in Western Ethiopia, to meet their supporters. Dr. Merera Gudina and Mr. Bekele Gerba were on a tour in the Oromo region to meet and thank […]