The first reports of ethnic atrocities in western Tigray surfaced in mid-November 2020, some 100 km to the west to the Tekeze River, in a farming town. The UN has spoken of possible war crimes by all sides in Tigray's war.
Officials in Chad say that cattle theft, sparked by the animals trampling farmers' fields, triggered the deadly violence.
Armed assailants raid Gora Gan village in northern Kaduna state, killing at least 11 people and forcing hundreds to flee, in latest violence in restive area.
Twenty-one people were killed in an attack overnight in Ogossagou village while the rest died in separate attacks.
The spike in the death toll came as high-profile activist Jawar Mohammed accused PM Abiy Ahmed of acting like a dictator and suggesting he might challenge him in elections planned for next year.
The unrest in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa was the latest instance of ethnic violence to challenge Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who has undertaken aggressive reforms including reigning in the security forces since his April inauguration.
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