Ethiopia's troubled history: Is civil war imminent?

Ethiopia's government, under prime minister Abiy Ahmed, is carrying out a military offensive in Tigray in the northern state.

A six month state of emergency has been declared in the region as mounting political tensions continue.

There is a possibility that an all out civil war could could begin and spill over into the rest of the country.

Is an all-out- civil war imminet in the troubled country?

We now chat to PhD Research student at University of Reading, Francesca Baldwin.