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By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, December 22/2020 – Prime minister Abiy Ahmed is holding discussions with residents of Metekel Zone in Benishagul Gumuz regional state. According to state affiliated FanaBC, the discussion focused on finding lasting ways to resolve the security crisis in the area. The attendees include Minister …

By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, December 21/2020 – Opposition party Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), said yesterday that ten of its members, including two journalists working for its broadcast, Sagaallee Billiisummaa Oromo (SBO), were arrested by government security forces over the weekend. In a separate statement it issued today, OLF said it doesn’t know …

Addis Abeba, December 18/2020 – Internally displaced persons (IDPs) and conflict-affected communities are in dire need of humanitarian and recovery assistance after weeks of conflict in the northern Ethiopian regional state of Tigray.    The scale-up of relief operations in Amhara follows the agreement for unimpeded humanitarian access that was reached …