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By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The Ethiopian government has unveiled stringent rules for its state of emergency which the opposition says is meant to curb a wave of protests, sometimes deadly, in the Oromia region and other areas. Hundreds have been killed in anti-government protests in t...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Washington (AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United States warned its African ally Ethiopia not to abuse the state of emergency it declared this week to suppress dissent and welcomed talk of political reform. Ethiopia declared an emergency on Sunday after six months of anti-government protests, but yes...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 12th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Egypt has dismissed allegations that it funds and trains members of Ethiopian opposition groups responsible for the ongoing violent anti-government protests in the East African country. On Tuesday, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry denied the claims made by Ethio...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) has disclosed that through the nationwide state of emergency, the government plans to calm down violence and pacify the nation. Getachew Reda, Ethiopia’s communication minister, briefed foreign...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome in his opening speech to the joint session of the House of Peoples Representatives and House of Federation urged the need to reinforce efforts to resist anti-peace elements. Mul...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 10th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Office of the Federal Attorney disclosed measures that will be taken during the emergency rule the nation has declared. In a press conference he gave here today, General Attorney Getachew Ambaye disclosed list of measures to be introduced during ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( ENA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopia is currently experiencing a state of insecurity as a result of large protests from the Oromo and Amhara. According to the News Agency of Ethiopia, the Council of Ministers has declared a six-month state of emergency effective from Saturday, ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 9th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month state of emergency on Sunday, saying it was to restore order after weeks of protests that have resulted in deaths and damage to mostly foreign-owned factories and flower farms. La...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Protests broke out in some areas of Ethiopia’s Oromiya region on Monday, a day after dozens of people were killed in a stampede at a religious festival sparked by a bid by police to quell demonstrations, witnesses said. Opposition politicia...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 3rd, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan police have arrested 40 members of the Oromo, Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, for holding an illegal meeting in the capital Nairobi. Nairobi County Police Commander Japheth Koome said the Oromos were arrested on Sunday evening as they were p...