The death toll of recent clashes in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia rises to 86.
Ethiopia offers a reward of 10 million birr (about US$250,000) for information leading to the capture of Tigray People's Liberation Front officials, including leader Debretsion Gebremichael, who are currently in hiding following the fall of Mekelle.
The Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority suspends the press license for Reuters's Ethiopia correspondent, and issues warnings to those representing the BBC and Deutsche Welle, for their alleged biased coverage of the Tigray conflict.
Ethiopian police report on Friday that the death toll from violent protests in Oromia Region was 67, including five officers. The protests started on Wednesday when protestors accused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of acting dictatorial, but they quickly degenerated into ethnic clashes.
Deadly floods hit Ethiopia, leaving at least 28 people dead as seasonal rains come early to the country. The majority of these deaths occurred in the city of Jijiga while elsewhere, heavy downpours of rain were reported with more floods expected in the next few days.