Singer’s Killing Shows Ethiopia’s ‘Combustible’ Politics

NAIROBI, Kenya — In life, Hachalu Hundessa’s protest songs roused and united Ethiopians yearning for freedom and justice. He is doing the same in death, with thousands flocking on Thursday to bury him in Ambo, the town 60 miles west of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa where he was born and raised. Mr. Hundessa, […]

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Hachalu Hundessa, Ethiopian Singer and Activist, Is Shot Dead

NAIROBI, Kenya — Hachalu Hundessa, a prominent Ethiopian singer, songwriter and activist, has been shot dead in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, in a killing that risked heightening tensions in a nation taking stuttering steps toward establishing a multiparty democracy. Mr. Hundessa, 34, was shot late on Monday night in the Gelan Condominiums area of […]

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