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Ethiopia: Release immediately and unconditionally human rights defender arrested for exercising freedom of expression - Amnesty

The Ethiopian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a human rights defender and his friend who were arrested and charged for advocating for a more autonomous capital – Addis Ababa, with self-governance similar to other...

Abiy Ahmed: Protesting Ethiopian soldiers wanted to kill me - BBC

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that some of the soldiers who entered the grounds of his office last week had wanted to kill him. At the time, he defused the situation by ordering them to do press-ups and joining in. Mr Abiy...

ESAT Ginbot Sebat Welcoming Ceremony in Adama

Italian, Ethiopian premiers discuss migration issue

Giuseppe Conte and Abiy Ahmed discuss burden sharing of migrants, says Ethiopian Foreign Ministry spokesman By Addis Getachew Anadolu Agency ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and his Ethiopian counterpart Abiy Ahmed...

ESAT Eletawi Thu 11 Oct 2018

Ethiopian PM meets with soldiers demanding pay rises: TV - Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met on Wednesday with several hundred soldiers who had marched on his office to demand pay rises and were invited in to see him, his office and state media reported. Abiy “listened...

ESAT Eletawi Thu 04 Oct 2018

Ethiopia: 3 federal police killed in downtown shootout

Anadolu Agency ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Three federal police were killed in a shootout in the center of capital Addis Ababa early Thursday, according to police. The incident took place at Wolo Sefer area, the busiest neighborhood along Bole road...