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AddisMedia News: Ethiopian News Daily 06-13-2020

AddisMedia News: Ethiopian News Daily 06-13-2020 የዕለቱ ዜናዎች ከአዲስሚዲያ Daily Ethiopian News from AddisMedia. Watch daily updated Ethiopian news. Subscribe to our channel to follow everything related to Ethiopia. AddisMedia Daily Ethiopian... Read more »

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

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 to merge into a single national party,... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition to form a single party, TPLF boycotts

The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), a coalition that ruled Ethiopia since 1991 is officially dead. In a unanimous decision , the party voted to form a single party. The new... Read more »

Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

IRIN- Disagreements over land and resources between the 80 different ethnic groups in Ethiopia have often led to violence and mass displacement, but a fast and unprecedented shift of power led by... Read more »

TPLF accuses Ethiopian government of ethnic crackdown

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A powerful party in Ethiopia’s government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown – an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at... Read more »

Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Head of Army Firm in Crackdown on Security Services

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day... Read more »

Ethiopia’s peace deal with Eritrea criticised by TPLF

A statement released by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling EPRDF’s oldest member, called Ethiopia’s recent decision to accept fully the Ethiopia-Eritrea Algiers Agreement and the subsequent decision by the... Read more »

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed dismisses Army Chief of Staff and Intelligence Director in a major military shakeup. Protests in Tigray.

(OPride)—Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday made a major facelift to the country’s national security apparatus by dismissing two of the longest-serving stalwarts, army chief of staff, Gen. Samora Yunis, and... Read more »

The Quandary of Ethiopia’s Bicephalic Government

Prod Mesay Kebede By Messay Kebede In posted interviews and write-ups as well as in informal discussions, the debate is raging between supporters and detractors of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Among the... Read more »

Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Abiy Ahmed     By Teshome M. Borago   A new Prime Minister is named in Ethiopia, as Dr. Abiy Ahmed became the first self-identifying Oromo leader in the history of the EPRDF ruling... Read more »