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Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia’s Restive Oromia Region
The latest iteration of violent protests and demonstrations to occur in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region has resulted in at least 10 deaths and…

Cholera Outbreak in Ethiopia
Some global health experts believe that Ethiopia is in the midst of a cholera outbreak, which may have begun in January. The Government of Ethiopia,…

Hotel Attacks in Ethiopia’s Amhara Region
Two separate explosions at hotels in Ethiopia’s restive Amhara region within one week have raised concern about whether the incidents are isolated…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Violent protests and road…
The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports of violent protests and road closures in and around Shashamane, approximately 250 km south of Addis Ababa.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Security Awareness in Oromia…
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that, beginning on October 1 and concluding on or around October 8, the Oromia region will celebrate its…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Unrest in Oromia
The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor reports of sporadic violence and protests that have materialized with little to no prior notice in the Oromia…