At least 38 inmates perished in a huge fire that broke out in a penitentiary in the capital Gitega and was attributed to an electrical short-circuit.
Ethiopian forces recaptured Dessie and Kombolcha towns near the capital Addis Ababa, which had been taken by the Tigray rebels in October.
The driver of the bus attempted to navigate through the surging waters of the Enziu River.
UN aid trucks arrive in Tigray’s capital Mekelle after more than six weeks as flights between the city and Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa restart.
Ethiopian forces have reportedly taken back towns near Addis Ababa, including Shewa Robit, which were captures by the rebels last week.
The military campaign was launched after DRC’s President Felix Tshisekedi authorised Uganda’s troops to enter the country to help fight the terror group blamed for several deadly attacks in the past.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says that the TPLF rebel group is nearly defeated as the Ethiopian forces make significant military gains.
Tigray's rebel forces captured Chifra last month after fighting intensified between Ethiopian troops and the Tigray People's Liberation Front.
Groups of the Ethiopian army and militias attacked Sudanese forces in Al Fashaga, which resulted in death of six soldiers, according to Sudan's army.
The government says it will take measures against those who spread information of any military movements that were not officially published by the government, warning of unspecified consequences.
US should refrain from spreading "defamation regarding Ethiopia", says government spokesperson Kebede Dessisa after Washington issued an alert about potential "terrorist attacks".
At least eight people have been killed and several others wounded in an attack claimed by Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab group.
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