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Somali Natural Gas For Oromo’ Expansion and Abiy Getting Shielded by China -Mesganaw Andualem

********* Many have wondered as to why PM. Abiy, Mr. Lemma, and Ahmed Shide, among others, paid a visit to China in the absence of Mr. Gedu, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Some have postulated Mr. Gedu had not officially made an oath statement, thus was absent from the delegate’s visit which he had to lead. This is a very silly ...

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Ethiopia says 700 million USD needed to rehabilitate 2.7 displaced people

                                 Source: Xinhua  | 2019-04-09 ADDIS ABABA, April 9 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopia Ministry of Peace (MoP) said on Tuesday it needs 700 million U.S. dollars to rehabilitate 2.7 million displaced people. In a press statement, the ministry said the money is needed to rehabilitate ...

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Ethiopia: A Country on the Brinks : By Dawit Woldegiorgis, Visiting Scholar at Boston University, African Studies Center

‘Absolutely Oversold’ ——- ————— As instability and violence spreads across much of Ethiopia, with most recent incidents getting close to the capital in Northern Showa, it is becoming a matter of grave concern to Ethiopians and regional governments, whether there will be a full-fledged civil war in Ethiopia. All eyes are on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who came to power ...

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Ethiopia’s security crisis shifting to north central parts of the country

Militant wing of the radical Oromo ethno-nationalists are taking their wars to northern Ethiopia now. Several towns along the Addis Ababa- Dessie road are now experiencing security crisis — Ethiopia’s north central part along the Addis Ababa-Dessie road is reduced to a conflict zone after a group of armed groups opened war on residents in several towns. The conflict has ...

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Time for ADP to take its rightful place in the nation’s leadership- Somali Region News

Time for ADP to take its rightfull place in the nation’s leadership The resolutions reached in the recently concluded Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) conference are encouraging. In particular the communiqué the party issued about the deteriorating security situation in some parts of Amhara regional state, and how the party intends to address these issues, is step in right direction. The ...

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Finfinie Fatigue-Misfiring of Camp Jawar | Wessene

Even the most perfunctory look at what has lately been coming out of Camp-Jawar reveals a litany of missteps and harebrained schemes that would put the Three Stooges to shame. It’s a travesty of justice—indeed an insult— to folks of Oromo descent that, of all the levelheaded, sensible folks in the Oromo community, it is Camp-Jawar that has donned the ...

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It Must be Like it about MENELIK -Yesuf Ebrahim 

— Friends, The battle of Adwa may be described and presented in many ways based on its fitness for some purpose or worth to some end. Hence, it is unfortunate that we often come across narratives which are obtuse and tend to deny or hide the historic and incontrovertible (not open to doubts) facts. — Adwa is the pride of ...

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Time for the West to Ally with Amhara – Mesganaw Mihret

****** Now is the time for the Western World to shift attention to the northcentral Ethiopian force, as was the tradition across millennia. Many poets of Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries portrayed Abyssinia as the center of Ethiopia on which Edom heaven was situated. The 16th century impress Seblewongel, for instance, was referred to as “Queen of Heaven.” ...

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Dear Koki Abeselom-By Andualem Tefera

Dear Koki Abeselom A friend of mine sent me your article to read it. I read it. I was busy but I could not let the opportunity pass without putting my take on the issue you raised. As someone who is as concerned about Amhara as you tell us to be, I have invested on this and it is my ...

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Amhara nationalism makes no divorce from Ethiopian identity

Belete Molla, is Vice Chair and Election Affairs head of National Movement of Amhara (NAMA). He is also staff of Philosophy Department at Addis Ababa University.The Ethiopian Herald discussed range of issues regarding NAMA and the political objective the movement aspires to pursue. Excerpts: Herald:What makes you conclude that there had been anti-Amhara movement in Ethiopia? And how do you ...

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The Coming of the New Era for Amhara and Eritreans

****** I write this as an Amhara individual. In the past, the main arguments regarding Eritrea were of related to getting access to the Red Sea and recreating a powerful Ethiopia by making Eritrea as an integral part. True, everyone missed Eritreans and Eritrea. Most of us had a childhood dream that one day Eritrea and Ethiopia will reunite. That ...

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አማራ ማድረግ ያለበት አንድና ቀጥተኛ ነገር ኢኮኖሚውን ማሳደግ ነው፡፡

ሄዶ ሄዶ የፍትጊያው መቋጫ የኢኮኖሚ ተጠቃሚነትን ማረጋገጥ ነው፡፡ ስለዚህ የአማራ ህዝብ የኢኮኖሚ ተጠቃሚነቱን በተግባር ማረጋግጡ ግዴታ ነው፡፡ ይህ ግን እንዴት ሊሆን ይችላል? አዴፓ የክልሉ ሃላፊ እስከሆነ ድረስ የክልሉን ኢኮኖሚ ሙሉ ለሙሉ ነጻ ገበያ በማድረግ ለአገር ውስጥ እና የውጭ ባለሃበቶች እድል መስጠት አለበት ብየ አምናለሁ፡፡ ከሁሉ በፊት ግን የኤሌክትሪክ ሃይል በበቂ ሁኔታ እንዲኖር ማድረግ ያስፈልጋል፡፡ አዴፓ ከሁሉ አስቀድሞ በሚመራው አካባቢ በቂ ...

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Suspects of Corruption Probe, Alleged Human Rights Abuse Appear Before a Judge as Late as 9pm

A Court has denied 64 suspects the right to bail when federal police brought them before a federal judge at the 10th Criminal Bench of Lideta Division, as late as 9:00pm today. Among the suspects are 28 employees of the state owned military-industrial complex, Metal & Engineering Corporation (MetEC), including its deputy CEO, Tena Kurunde (B. Gen). The remaining are ...

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An official statement by NAMA with respect to the state visit by the President of Eritrea to the State of Amhara! 

********* We are delighted to have the Eritrean president and his deligation as our guests to the Amhara people. This is the first ever state visit made directly to the Amhara state. We appreciate the honouring of the invitation extended to the president and we are very pleased to welcome and praise the visit. We hope that this visit will ...

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Breaking | Dr Abiy appointed a New Chief of staff

Shimeles Abdisa, the newly appointed Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister Office. Shimeles Abdisa, a political bureau member of the ODP, and executive committee member of the ruling EPRDF, has replaced Fistum Arega as Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister Office. Fistum is to return to the federal investement commission, where he had served for several years before ...

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