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Tigray forces in Ethiopia reportedly kill 7 protesters - Anadolu Agency

Protesters of Amhara identity demand they should administered under their own regional state By Addis Getachew ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia At least seven protesters were reportedly killed and several other wounded in clashes with special forces...

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition used to be known for its unity. Not anymore. (African Arguments)

BY ELIAS GEBRESELASSIE The four parties that make up the ruling EPRDF used to all follow the party line. Now their internal disagreements are out in the open. In the past three years – and most acutely since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took...

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...

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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...