Ethiopia is in uproar and its internet blocked over the shooting of a popular Oromo singer

Zecharias Zelalem
Ethiopia is in uproar and its internet blocked over the shooting of a popular Oromo singer

The shooting of Hachalu Hundesa on Monday night in Addis Ababa has shocked the nation, as millions of Ethiopians woke up to the news of the iconic Oromo singer song writer’s murder. Addis Ababa Police said a number of suspects have been detained and that an investigation is ongoing. In an attempt to quell the riots and prevent news coverage of them, the Ethiopian government has shut down internet services nationwide.