ETHIOPIA’S GOVERNMENT DECLARES CEASEFIRE IN ITS WAR TORN TIFRAY REGION.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on June 30, 2021
Ethiopia’s government has declared a ceasefire in its war torn Tigray region as rebel fighters claim control of the regional capital Mekelle.
Residents reported scene of jubilation with thousands of people in the streets waving flags and setting off fireworks.
The Ethiopian government has not confirmed the loss of the city nearly eight months after its forces ousted the Tigrayan rebels
The conflict has pushed the region into a deep humanitarian crisis.
The United Nations say more than five million people are in urgent need of food aid with three hundred and fifty thousand facing famine