Addis Abeba October 07/2017 - Two credible sources told AS that Abadula Gemeda, speaker of the Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives has resigned from his post.
According to one source, Abadula has “submitted a resignation letter to the federal government in protest over recent political developments
Addis Abeba, September 29/2017 - The Hub of Africa Fashion Addis Week (HAFW), with the support of Vogue Italia /Talents, announced its sixth annual international fashion week to be held between October 5th and 8th 2017 here in the capital Addis Abeba.
“This year’s two-day runway events will
Thousands of internally displaced Oromos from the recent conflict in eastern Ethiopia remain in temporary shelters
Addis Abeba, September 27/2017 – Ethiopia is fast descending into turmoil as the result of incessant state-sanctioned violence and repression. Popular demands that precipitated a three year-long protest, which started in Oromia in 2014 and then spread to the Amhara and other regions, remain unaddressed. The discontent in the two most populous regional states, Oromia and Amhara, home to two-thirds of the country’s population of over 100 million, is deep and widespread. The resulting anxiety, expressed by serious Ethiopia watchers, is confirmed by the country’s leader, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who once warned that the continued protests could push Ethiopia into a situation similar to what has prevailed in neighboring Somalia for the last 26 years: state collapse.