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Ethiopia Crisis

Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, April 16/2018 –  Among the flurry of public tours and speeches Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, made last week, his remarks about Welqait made in Mekelle, the capital of Tigray regional state, during a town hall meeting on Friday April 13 drew criticism from …

  Tsion B.,  for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 12/ 2018 – Six weeks after the resignation Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, the ruling party, Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front’s (EPRDF), Council has elected its chairperson in what was is seen as a competitive and contentious election in the history of …

Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, April 12/2018 – For Demekech Biratu, a mother, and  Tufa Tefera, a brother – both families of victims of state crackdown against civilians in Ambo city – things have changed for good since January 2016. Demekech Biratu, a street vendor and a resident of Ambo, was …