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Nov 18 2020

What’s happening in Ethiopia? Flames of war rising in Ethiopia (Map Update)

Tigray region lays in north of Ethiopia along the border with Eritrea and Sudan, and the main land for three tribes of Tigray, Irob and Kunama. According to Ethiopia constitution, Tigray province enjoy a some kind of autonomy. Nevertheless, the relationship between Tigray and capital of Ethiopia was under tension from time to time and it became worse after Abiy Ahmed took power in 2018.Before Abiy Ahmed, TPLF was the strongest ruling party in Ethiopia but after Abiy was elected as PM, he started wide political reforms and limited TPLF power significantly.Tigray people believe that the central government is trying …