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By Medihane Ekubamichael Addis Abeba, August 02/2020 – Two weeks after popular protests in Wolayta Zone, in Southern Nations, nationalities and People’s Regional State (SNNPRS) were met with heavy crackdown by the federal and regional security forces, the region’s branch of the incumbent Prosperity Party (PP) has ousted Dagato Kumbe …

By Medihane Ekubamichael Addis Abeba, August 14/2020 – Wogeta FM 96.6, a renowned community radio station based in Sodo city, the capital of Wolaita zone in SNNPRS, was ordered to cease broadcasting as of this morning by members of the federal security forces. Journalists working for the station were also …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, August 12/2020 – After a daylong lull yesterday, tension is rising again in Boditi and Gununo towns of Wolaita zone, in SNNPRS. It followed rumors circulating about an arrangement of a new regional structure following the mass arrest of Zonal officials last Sunday, according to …