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Is Ethiopia ready to hold August 2020 election?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The country is grappling with a number of challenges as it gears up for its election. PHOTO | FILE | NMG  ADDIS ABABA As Ethiopia gears up to a much anticipated national election, the horn of African nation grapples to crack multiple challenges standing along …

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SPEECH OF ABIY AHMED ALI. – Nobel Laureate

Nobel Lecture given by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2019 Abiy Ahmed Ali, Oslo, 10 December 2019. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali receives medal and diploma from Chair of the Nobel Comitteee Berit Reiss-Andersen during Nobel Peace Prize awarding ceremony in Oslo City Hall, Norway, Dec. 10, 2019. “Forging A …

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Why Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party could be bad news for Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed The new pan-Ethiopian party created to replace the EPRDF coalition risks bringing the country to the edge of an abyss. By Awol K Allo Last month, three of the four ethnic-based parties that make up Ethiopia‘s ruling coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), voted …

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Ethiopia PM’s key ally, Lemma Megerssa, rejects EPRDF merger

From the left PM Abiy and Defence Minister Lemma Megersa Courtesy of Africa News Ethiopia’s Defense Minister, Lemma Megerssa, has voiced opposition to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s much touted philosophy of “medemer” whiles adding that he opposed the recent merger of the ruling party. Megerssa is an Oromo, same ethnic group as PM Abiy. He …

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The History of Oromo

Courtesy of Ethiopia Herald The Oromo people is the largest of the Cushitic speaking groups of people in Africa and also the largest ethnic group of Ethiopia. The Region has a common border with all Regional States of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, except Tigray National Regional State. The …

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Oromia Nation Must be Vigilant than Ever.

By Salad Malicha Ethiopia is getting politically hot than any time ever. The Oromo people have suffered and are still getting victimised by Nafxanya beyond repair. It is only the Oromo that fought against oppressive political arrangements for its removal for which they have paid unparalleled cost in human lives and material.  Amhara warlords created the Ethiopian …

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Jawar Mohammed is a Threat to National Security

Liban Waqo By Liban Waqo aka Sora Silmolee The long struggle of the Oromo people has started giving some sweet fruits. These new gain must be properly managed for greater benefit of the nation, and all Ethiopian people and the Horn of Africa. Jawar Mohammed has accused security forces of …

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Ethiopia PM Abiy warns ethnic violence could worsen

Courtesy of AFP Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, pictured October 23, 2019, has raised the prospect of more ethnic violence | Courtesy AFP Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warned Saturday of further instability and vowed to bring to justice those responsible for violence that left at least 67 people dead …

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed issues warning over Renaissance Dam

Courtesy of the Al Jazeera PM Abiy said his country could ready millions if there is need to go to war over dam project opposed by Egypt.22 Oct 2019 The dam is about 70 percent complete and is expected to provide much-needed electricity to Ethiopia’s 100 million people [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters] …

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