Ethiopia declares a six-month state of emergency

For the first time in 25 years, Ethiopia has declared a six-month state of emergency. Hundreds have died in ongoing anti-government protests during 2016, particularly in the Oromia and Amhara regions.

Advice For Travellers

Some countries now advise against any unnecessary travel to the East Shewa, West Shewa, North Shewa, Southwest Shewa, Arsi and West Arsi zones in Oromia region.