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Fear of Investigation: What Does Ethiopia’s Government Have to Hide

At this stage the grounds for the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission’s conclusion are unclear, since no written report has yet been published. In February 2016, an

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Egypt Pledges to Stop Anti-peace Forces Threatening Ethiopia

Ethiopia had in the past accused Egypt and Eritrea of accommodating persons who were behind widespread anti-government / anti-peace protests Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has

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Canada call Ethiopia for a democratic reform

Canada’s Foreign Policy outfit has disclosed that a top official who recently held talks with the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, discussed bilateral issues including

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Ethiopian Security Forces Praised over Ireecha Festival Stampede

In a report tabled in parliament on April 18, EHRC said that 669 people were killed in the protests, of which 63 were Ethiopian security

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Multi-party Democracy Needed to End the Crushing Impact of Corruption

A paradox has played out in Ethiopia over the last decade. While its economy has thrived, its political landscape has been overwhelmed by rampant corruption.

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Ethiopia Govt. Imprison Rebels over Attack on Nile Dam

Court in Ethiopia on Thursday handed down lengthy prison terms to 10 members of a rebel group, the Benishangul Gumez Peoples Movement (BGPM), for carrying

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Aboul Gheit Says Egyptian Military Operation Against Ethiopia Unlikely

Tunisia, Cairo- Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit said that an Egyptian military operation against Ethiopia is unlikely due to the ongoing discord

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Ethiopia Is Keeping Its State of Emergency in Place

Freelance journalist and WPR contributor William Davison gives an update on the crisis following protests in Oromia & Amhara regions, the government’s response and the

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Counter-Terrorism Legislation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethiopia is frequently described as a “linchpin” in America’s counter-terrorism strategy in the Horn of Africa.[i] According to Human Rights Watch, the United States and

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Revealed: Ivanka Trump influenced her Father to Launch Syria Strikes

Eric Trump has said he is “sure” his sister Ivanka used her influence over their father to encourage the US president to launch military action

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Ethiopia's Political parties’ dialogue might be closed for Media

The national political parties’ who have been negotiating with the ruling EPRDF regime have planned to continue their negotiation in a closed session for the

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There Were Conflicts, Most Fled to Become Refugees Then There Is Starvation

South Sudan’s northern Bahr el Ghazal region is said to be on the brink of starvation, with 290,000 people at risk of dying without sustained

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