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Ethiopia: Activist charged with terrorism over Facebook post

AP– A court in Ethiopia has charged a social media activist for inciting violence and other terror-related offenses citing Facebook posts as evidence. Yonathan Tesfaye, a former spokesman for the opposition Blue Party, was charged Wednesday by Ethiopia’s Federal High Court. If convicted, he could face a death sentence. Yonathan was detained by Ethiopian security

ETHIOPIA: DEATH TOLL FROM SOUTH SUDANESE ATTACKS RISES TO 208

The death toll from cross-border raids in Ethiopia by South Sudanese gunmen has risen to more than 200, with 108 children kidnapped in the attacks. Ethiopian government spokesman Getachew Reda told Reuters that 208 people had been killed in the attacks, which took place on Friday in Ethiopia’s Gambella region, in the west of the