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Wolaita Stathood Request

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, August 11/2020 – In a statement it released today, the opposition Wolaita People’s Democratic Front (WPDF) said the number of people killed in various places in Wolaita zone has reached 21; countless others were also injured. WPDF called for the immediate release of the arrested …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, August 10/2020 – At least 18 people were injured yesterday after security forces opened fire at protesting residents of Sodo city, the capital of Wolaita Zone in Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s Regional State (SNNPRS), a nurse at Christian Hospital in Sodo city told Addis …

Addis Abeba, June 22/2020 – Following a day-long emergency meeting by the Council of Wolayta zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State, (SNNPRS), zonal Council members have unanimously approved seven point resolution including a resolution to establish a secretariat to oversee preparations for the zone’s demand for …