Ethiopia's Amhara Region Declares Emergency

On 4th August, 2023, Ethiopia's government announced a six-month state of emergency in the Amhara region due to ongoing clashes between the military and local Fano militiamen, granting authorities sweeping powers to maintain order.

  • Federal efforts to weaken regional paramilitary groups contribute to the soured relationship between Fano and Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF).
  • The declaration of a state of emergency in the Amhara region reflects the ongoing unrest, underscoring the challenges of maintaining stability in a country marked by historical grievances and ethnic tensions.

Q18. Consider the following statements:

  1. Ethiopia is a landlocked country in the Horn of ....
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