Jacey Fortin


is a freelance journalist based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Articles by Jacey Fortin
People mourn the death of Dinka Chala who was shot dead by the Ethiopian forces the day earlier, in the Yubdo Village, about 100 km from Addis Ababa in the Oromia region, on 17 December 2015. 
Dinka Chala was accused of protesting, but his family says he was not involved. Tensions have been riding high between the population of Oromia and the Federal Government of Ethiopia. The population of Oromia are unhappy with the current Master Plan which is overtaking Oromo lands surrounding Addis Ababa. The protests have been ongoing for the past three weeks, with government responding in force with live ammunition. The Government also claims death tolls of around 5, the unofficial figure made by protesters has reached up to 40+.  / AFP / ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER        (Photo credit should read ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images)
People mourn the death of Dinka Chala who was shot dead by the Ethiopian forces the day earlier, in the Yubdo Village, about 100 km from Addis Ababa in the Oromia region, on 17 December 2015. Dinka Chala was accused of protesting, but his family says he was not involved. Tensions have been riding high between the population of Oromia and the Federal Government of Ethiopia. The population of Oromia are unhappy with the current Master Plan which is overtaking Oromo lands surrounding Addis Ababa. The protests have been ongoing for the past three weeks, with government responding in force with live ammunition. The Government also claims death tolls of around 5, the unofficial figure made by protesters has reached up to 40+. / AFP / ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER (Photo credit should read ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images)
The wedding of Furaha Kirombozi, 25, and Theiry Kakule Mutsumde, 33, was attended hundreds of people, but the celebrations stopped at the sundown. As residents of Beni say, everybody sets a curfew for himself, but they all agree it's not safe to stay out after dark
The wedding of Furaha Kirombozi, 25, and Theiry Kakule Mutsumde, 33, was attended hundreds of people, but the celebrations stopped at the sundown. As residents of Beni say, everybody sets a curfew for himself, but they all agree it's not safe to stay out after dark
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