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Ethiopia Faces More Conflict with Sidama Pushes for Regional Status

‘Acceding to the Sidama could encourage other ethnic groups to follow suit and cause more chaos.’ – Crisis Group

Ethiopia’s internal crisis may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region

BY MAGGIE FICK | REUTERS

Ethiopia’s destabilising regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday. Continue reading Ethiopia Faces More Conflict with Sidama Pushes for Regional Status