Twin attacks threaten new Ethiopian government’s reforms

Mourners carry the coffin of Amhara president Ambachew Mekonnen and two other officials who where killed in an attack, during their funeral in the town of Bahir Dar, Amhara region, Ethiopia June 26, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) – The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region. The men, some carrying two Kalashnikov assault rifles, stormed the building, sending customers enjoying a Saturday afternoon coffee in […]

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