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  Addis Abeba, February 25/2018 – The US embassy in Addis Abeba said the US “stands by its statement” strongly disagreeing with Ethiopia’s re-reinstatement of a six month state of emergency. A local newspaper, the Amharic biweekly Reporter and its English weekly version reported that a meeting between Michael Raynor, …

  Addis Abeba, February 24/2018 –  No one could “intervene to break a standoff” as a group of recently released prominent opposition party members, including Dr. Merera Gudina and Bekele Gerba, chairman and first secretary respectively of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), have been held by federal security forces in …

  No change of top leadership within ANDM as Demeke Mekonnen and Gedu Andargachew remain as chairman and deputy of the party; Getachew Ambaye, formerly the minister of Justice and currently the attorney general, replaced Ambassador Kassa Teklebirhan, former Minister of Federal Affairs and Pastoral Area Development, who was recently …