Special Coverage / Africa 14 October 2021 CrisisWatch Digest Ethiopia The CrisisWatch Digest Ethiopia offers a monthly one-page snapshot of conflict-related country trends in a clear, accessible format, using a map of the region to pinpoint developments. Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print CrisisWatch Digest - October What happened? Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, sworn in on 4 October after his election win, launched a federal offensive in the north. When that sputtered, Tigray forces advanced in eastern Amhara. Clashes between insurgents and government forces spiked in Oromia. Why does it matter? Ethiopia’s year-old war has entered a dangerous new phase. Fighting could intensify as Tigray forces advance south and threaten the capital, Addis Ababa. There is potential for thousands more deaths and greater instability countrywide, which could extend beyond Ethiopia’s borders. Download the Ethiopia CrisisWatch Digest - October here. CrisisWatch Digest Ethiopia Archive September 2021 Crisiswatch Digest on Ethiopia is available here. August 2021 CrisisWatch Digest on Ethiopia is available here. Related Tags Ethiopia More for you Podcast / Africa Ethiopia’s Historic Turning Point Podcast / Africa Will Tigrayan Rebels Attack Ethiopia’s Capital?