Ethiopian Civil War: Peace Talks between Govt and Tigray Rebels Begin
Led by the African Union (AU), the negotiations in Pretoria follow a fierce surge in fighting in recent weeks that has alarmed the international community and triggered fears for civilians caught in the crossfire
Ethiopian, Tigrayan Negotiators Agree on Ceasefire
"The two parties in the Ethiopian conflict have formally agreed to the cessation of hostilities as well as the systematic, orderly, smooth and coordinated disarmament," the African Union mediator in peace talks, former president Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria, has announced. Obasanjo was speaking at a signing ceremony in South Africa's capital, Pretoria, on November 2, where negotiations have been held behind closed doors. He added: "Restorat
Peace talks on Tigray conflict have begun in South Africa
The Ethiopian civil war parties began the first formal peace talks just under two years after the start of the fighting. Representatives from the Ethiopian military and the Tigray region met in South Africa.