US News

As Tigray war intensifies, Ethiopia parades new army recruits

Published by

By Reuters staff ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Thousands of Ethiopian army recruits paraded in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to bid farewell before leaving for training, potential future participants in a bloody eight-month-old conflict in the north that continues to spread and intensify. Young women and men wearing plastic sandals and baseball caps with slogans such as “Ethiopia is calling” danced in central Meskel Square at a ceremony attended by defence minister Kenea Yadeta and the capital’s deputy mayor, Adanech Abiebe. The mayor’s office said 3,000 young people would join the ranks of Ethiopia’s Nati…

Read More

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Rampant Bayern rout Bochum 7-0 to go top in Bundesliga

Published by DPA Champions Bayern Munich thrashed promoted ...