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Ethiopia police arrests lawyer over ‘Addis Ababa ruler’ declaration

Ethiopia police arrests lawyer over ‘Addis Ababa ruler’ declaration

(Africa News) — Activists in Ethiopia have slammed the arrest on Wednesday of a known human rights defender. Reports said lawyer Henok Aklilu was arrested […]

 
 

Human Right Watch Ethiopia Ensure Justice for Abuses in Jail Ogaden.

Human Right Watch Ethiopia Ensure Justice for Abuses in Jail Ogaden.

The government of Ethiopia should commit to undertaking criminal investigations and prosecutions following many years of rights abuses in Jail Ogaden, a detention facility in […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition elects prime minister as chair

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition elects prime minister as chair

The 11th EPRDF Congress (that has 180 voting members) today elected Dr Abiy Ahmed as Chairperson and Ato Demeke Mekonnen as Deputy Chairperson in a […]

 
 

Dozens killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

Dozens killed in Ethiopia ethnic clashes

At least 44 people were killed and 70,000 fled their homes amid violence in western Ethiopia, local officials say. At least 44 people were killed […]

 
 

Former Saudi Billionaire Mohammed Al-Amoudi Loses Land In Ethiopia

Former Saudi Billionaire Mohammed Al-Amoudi Loses Land In Ethiopia

(Forbes) — Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Al-Amoudi is among dozens of investors who have had their land leases in Addis Ababa revoked by the Ethiopian […]

 
 

Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s attorney general has filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a […]

 
 

Joint Statement: Government of Ethiopia and ONLF

Joint Statement: Government of Ethiopia and ONLF

Joint Statement: Government of Ethiopia and ONLF September 18, 2018 A meeting between the Ethiopian government and the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) took place […]

 
 

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia — Travel Alert

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia — Travel Alert

Residents of small towns around Addis Ababa say they are targeted and attacked by a group called “Qerro” (often described themselves as ‘Oromo ethnic youth’). […]

 
 

Somalis flee a campaign of ‘ethnic cleansing’ by Oromo militias and Ethiopian government under ‘War on Terror’

Somalis flee a campaign of ‘ethnic cleansing’ by Oromo militias and Ethiopian government under ‘War on Terror’

The remains of a Somali home in the city of Dir Dawa in Shiniile province in the Ogaden region set ablaze by Oromo paramilitary militias Abdullahi*, […]

 
 

Human Rights Watch urges Ethiopia to probe years of Abuse in Somali Region.

Human Rights Watch urges Ethiopia to probe years of Abuse in Somali Region.

Monday August 20, 2018 A refugee woman from Imey, a town in the Gode zone of Ethiopia’s Somali Region, stands outside her makeshift home in […]

 
 

Press Release: The Founding Of The Somali Coalition for Freedom(SCF)

Press Release: The Founding Of The Somali Coalition for Freedom(SCF)

Press Release The Founding Of The Founding Of The Somali Coalition for Freedom(SCF)   Delegates from ONLF and SRDA met in London, UK from 17 to […]

 
 

Ethiopia, Eritrea set to play first match in two decades

Ethiopia, Eritrea set to play first match in two decades

Ethiopia and Eritrea are set to play in a friendly soccer match, the state-affiliated Fana news agency reported on Monday, weeks after a dramatic end […]

 
 

Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Declaration of Unilateral Ceasefire

Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF)  Declaration of Unilateral Ceasefire

Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Declaration of Unilateral Ceasefire 12 August 2018 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Considering the call for peace by the […]

 
 

Mosque violence in northern Ethiopia injures 33.

Mosque violence in northern Ethiopia injures 33.

Violence between rival Islamic groups at a mosque in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state left 33 people injured, an Ethiopian official said on Friday. Yalelet […]

 
 

The PAFD Press Statement on Ogaden Somali Attack by the Federal Forces.

The PAFD Press Statement on Ogaden Somali Attack by the Federal Forces.

A Unilateral War Waged On Ogaden Somali Won’t Bring Peace And Security For Ogadenia And Wider Ethiopia. The PAFD Press Statement on Ogaden Somali Attack […]

 
 

The Unilateral Intervention by the Federal Government of Ethiopia in the Somali Regional State is not a viable Solution.

The Unilateral Intervention by the Federal Government of Ethiopia in the Somali Regional State is not a viable Solution.

ONLF Press Release August 4, 2018 The Federal Government ordered its military Force in Jigjiga to attack and take over the Somali regional Administration. This […]

 
 

Police fire tear gas at protesters during state funeral for Ethiopia’s Grand Dam engineer.

Police fire tear gas at protesters during state funeral for Ethiopia’s Grand Dam engineer.

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN) — Police fired tear gas Sunday at demonstrators in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, where tens of thousands had gathered to […]

 
 

Ethiopians in Addis Ababa, Gondar demand justice for Slain Dam Engineer

Ethiopians in Addis Ababa, Gondar demand justice for Slain Dam Engineer

Ethiopians in the capital, Addis Ababa and the northern city of Gondar took to the streets on Thursday, protesting the death of Simegnew Bekele, the […]

 
 

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed meets ‘ex-terrorist’

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed meets ‘ex-terrorist’

On his trip to the US, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has met Berhanu Nega, who in 2009 was sentenced to death in absentia for […]

 
 

The United States has expressed concern over the prevailing state of insecurity and violence within Ethiopia.

The United States has expressed concern over the prevailing state of insecurity and violence within Ethiopia.

The United States has expressed concern over the prevailing state of insecurity and violence within Ethiopia, that has led to the displacement of over one […]

 
 
 
 
 

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