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Ethiopia says Tigray ceasefire a work in progress amid fears of famine

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By Dawit Endeshaw and Maggie Fick ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s ceasefire with rebel Tigrayan forces is a work in progress and needs both sides’ commitment to work, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as aid agencies battled destroyed communications to reach hundreds of thousands facing famine. The former rulers of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), said on Monday they were back in control of the regional capital Mekelle after nearly eight months of fighting, and the government declared a unilateral ceasefire. People in Mekelle said incoming Tigrayan…

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