At least two people shot dead as soldiers opened fire on mourners in the singer's hometown Ambo as they headed to the service.
Police say 81 people were killed including three Oromia special police force members after protests sparked by assassination of popular singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa.
Jawar Mohammed is a former media mogul who recently joined the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress and has a large support base in Ethiopia's Oromia region.
Hachalu Hundessa, famed for his political songs, came to be seen as a voice for the Oromo people during years of anti-government protest that swept Abiy to power in 2018.
The countries decided to restart stalled negotiations and finalise an agreement over the contentious mega-project within two to three weeks, with support from the African Union.
Egypt is sounding the drums of war in Libya, but any military incursion faces daunting military and political obstacles.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is considered crucial to securing Addis Ababa’s energy needs while Cairo and Khartoum believe it will reduce water flows downstream.
Cairo has been reduced to a mere observer in the Libyan conflict as Turkish drones in the service of the UN-recognised Tripoli government alter the battleground equation.
The attack killed a Sudanese army officer and injured a number of soldiers as well as many civilians.
Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention says continent continues to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic with infections in the community spreading fast, particularly in Ethiopia.
The $4.6 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River is meant to provide needed electricity for more than 70 million Ethiopians.
The number of global coronavirus deaths has surpassed 237,000 with more than 3.3 million infections. Here are updates for May 1, 2020.
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