A civil war with Eritrea, which was then part of Ethiopia, exacerbated the 1983-85 Ethiopian Famine, resulting in 1.4 million deaths. This leads to the issue of disarmament, in which both parties recognise the Ethiopia National Defence Forces as the only military force allowed in the country. Additionally, the Ethiopian military will return to the Tigray regional capital, Mekelle, to take control. Africa, which has done quite well in the peace process, still has a lot of work in its hands. Owei Lakemfa, a former secretary general of African workers, is a human rights activist, journalist and author.
Source: Ethiopian News December 03, 2022 00:50 UTC