Video Duration 13 minutes 10 seconds
From: UpFront

Is Ethiopia on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe?

On UpFront, Marc Lamont Hill talks to Ethiopia’s State Minister for Government Communication, Selamawit Kassa.

A year into a conflict between government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), Ethiopia has seen thousands of lives lost and more than a million people displaced.

Now, a larger humanitarian crisis looms, with nearly half a million Ethiopians facing starvation.

International and regional diplomats are working to contain the conflict and stave off the spectre of famine. But is there a way to avoid catastrophe?

This week on UpFront, Marc Lamont Hill speaks with Ethiopia’s State Minister for Government Communication, Selamawit Kassa.