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Ethiopian rebels declare ceasefire amid government reforms - Reuter

Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian rebel group declared a unilateral ceasefire on Sunday, the latest dissident movement to aim for an end to hostilities in the wake of reforms. The Ogaden National...

New press release from Amhara TV

Ethnic clashes challenge Ethiopia PM's reforms - Times LIVE

BY AFP Bedaso Bora danced alongside his neighbours in the streets of Ethiopia’s lush coffee-growing south after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in April promising better days. But just weeks later, Bedaso and hundreds of thousands...

To Be a True Reformer, Ethiopia’s Abiy Must Commit to Human Rights Accountability - Just Security

by Nushin Sarkarati,  Cristian González Cabrera and Amy Bergquist From his historic overture to Eritrea to his unprecedented opening of the Ethiopian economy, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia has branded himself as a reformer since...

Ethiopia Diaspora Trust Fund Advisory Council formed - Borkena

As the response to Ethiopia Diaspora Trust Fund project turns promising, Prime minister Abiy Ahmed announced today the formation of an advisory council to oversee the project. Prime minister Abiy Ahmed and Tamagne Beyene Source : EPRDF page Borkena August...

Ethiopian army takes over Somali region security - The East African

By ANDUALEM SISAY The East African Ethiopian army has taken over the security of the volatile eastern Somali region after heavy fighting over the weekend left an unknown number of civilians dead and thousands displaced. The region’s...

Ethiopian government signs deal with Oromo rebels to end hostilities - Reuters

Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s government has signed an agreement to end hostilities with the Oromo Liberation Front, which it had previously declared a terrorist movement, state television reported on Tuesday. The...

Civilians killed, thousands displaced in eastern Ethiopia - Times

BY AFP Fighting in Ethiopia’s volatile eastern Somali region over the weekend has left an unknown number of civilians dead and thousands displaced, the patriarch of Ethiopia’s Orthodox church told state media on Monday. It was unclear...