Ethiopia’s Sidama vote overwhelmingly to form autonomous region

HAWASSA, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Sidama people have voted overwhelmingly to form their own self-governing region as many of the country’s ethnic groups demand greater autonomy under sweeping reforms led by Prime... Read more »

Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally | Emmerson Mnangagwa News

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party election campaign rally in the city of Bulawayo, in an apparent attack which wounded dozens, including one of the country’s... Read more »

Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally | Emmerson Mnangagwa News

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party election campaign rally in the city of Bulawayo, in an apparent attack which wounded dozens, including one of the country’s... Read more »

UN Security Council rejects US draft resolution on Gaza | Palestine News

The United States has voted against a Kuwait-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution calling for the protection of Palestinian civilians, while being the only country to back its own measure condemning Hamas... Read more »

Ethiopia govt faces hard-hitting U.S. Congress resolution 128 vote

The United States Congress will finally vote on a human rights resolution against the Ethiopian government today as announced by a Congressman deeply involved in the process. Rep. Mike Coffman who represents... Read more »

‘Fight for democracy in Ethiopia continues’ – U.S. Congress to vote on H. Res. 128

The United States Congress will finally vote on a human rights resolution against the Ethiopian government in the second week of April, a Congressman deeply involved in the process has announced. According... Read more »

Ethiopia state of emergency vote failed – U.S. congressman insists

A United States Congressman has waded into the controversy surrounding the March 2 state of emergency ratification by parliament. According to Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the vote failed because the government failed to... Read more »

Ethiopia emergency law ratification ‘disappointing and irresponsible’

‘Disappointing and irresponsible,’ are the two words global rights group Amnesty International chose to describe the parliamentary ratification of Ethiopia’s February 16 state of emergency (SOE). According to Salil Shetty, the group’s... Read more »

Ethiopia’s OPDO walking tightrope over state of emergency ratification

A bloc in Ethiopia’s ruling coalition is faced with a tight task in an upcoming parliamentary vote to ratify a state of emergency (SoE) imposed by government reportedly to quell spreading insecurity.... Read more »

Ethiopians warned against intimidating MPs to vote against state of emergency

The Command Post charged with implementing a state of emergency in Ethiopia has warned against individuals who it says are ‘intimidating members of parliament’. Local media portal Addis Standard reported that the... Read more »