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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Haile Selassie Biography And Profile

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Haile Selassie Biography And Profile

Haile Selassie was born in a mud hut in Ejersa Gora in Ethiopia on July 23, 1892. Read Haile Selassie Biography and Profile.

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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: 669 People Killed in Unrest

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: 669 People Killed in Unrest

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission presented its findings and acknowledged that security forces had taken disproportionate measures in some areas.

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ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Unanimously Parliament Extends State of Emergency

ETHIOPIA POLITICS: Unanimously Parliament Extends State of Emergency

Ethiopia News: “Those responsible for committing such acts should be apprehended before state of emergency is lifted,” said Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa.

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ETHIOPIA: State Of Emergency Now Effective

ETHIOPIA: State Of Emergency Now Effective

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared state of emergency earlier this month, saying unrest threatened the Horn of Africa nation’s stability.

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ETHIOPIA: Protesters Anger Escalate

ETHIOPIA: Protesters Anger Escalate

Protesters in Ethiopia have damaged almost a dozen mostly foreign-owned factories and flower farms and destroyed scores of vehicles this week.

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ETHIOPIA: ‘We Want Federal Ethiopia’ – Abdi Mohamud Omar

ETHIOPIA: ‘We Want Federal Ethiopia’ – Abdi Mohamud Omar

Abdi Mohamud Omar urged Somalis in the Diaspora to stand up to repel all attempts to undermine the unity of Ethiopia and the Ethiopian embassies.

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ETHIOPIA: Feyisa Lelisa Ethiopian Runner Urges US Lawmakers To Tackle Human Rights Issues In Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA: Feyisa Lelisa Ethiopian Runner Urges US Lawmakers To Tackle Human Rights Issues In Ethiopia

Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lelisa says: Ethiopian people are “peace-loving, but they have been denied peace for a very long time.”

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ETHIOPIA: Activists Demand News Of Jailed Leaders

ETHIOPIA: Activists Demand News Of Jailed Leaders

“Our entire leadership is being held in that place and we have no idea what has happened to them,” the OFC’s Assistant Deputy Chairman, Mulatu Gemechu.

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ETHIOPIA: Political Violence, Aid Distribution Delay Take Center Stage

ETHIOPIA: Political Violence, Aid Distribution Delay Take Center Stage

Eyewitness says that armed prison guards were indiscriminately shooting at prisoners. Several social media accounts allege the death toll reaching above 20.

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ETHIOPIA: Security Forces Use Tear Gas To Disperse Protests

ETHIOPIA: Security Forces Use Tear Gas To Disperse Protests

“They jail everyone who opposes them. All prisoners should be released,” one protester told Reuters by phone from Ambo.

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ETHIOPIA: Desalegn Says Government Has Made Great Progress

ETHIOPIA: Desalegn Says Government Has Made Great Progress

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said the government takes issues of governance, diversity and rent-seeking seriously.

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ETHIOPIA: Police Officers, Civilians Killed In Northern Ethiopia After Protests

ETHIOPIA: Police Officers, Civilians Killed In Northern Ethiopia After Protests

Violence erupted after army attempted to arrest several people in the city of Gondar.

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KENYA: Ethiopia, Kenya To Hold Terrorism Talks

KENYA: Ethiopia, Kenya To Hold Terrorism Talks

It warns Al-Shabaab and Al Qaeda and ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)–were determined to spread a violent streak of Islam called Salafism.

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ETHIOPIA: 400 Protesters Killed By Ethiopian Security Forces

ETHIOPIA: 400 Protesters Killed By Ethiopian Security Forces

“Ethiopian security forces fired and killed hundreds of students, farmers and peaceful protesters with blatant disregard for human life,” said Leslie Lefkow.

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ERITREA: Ethiopia, Eritrea Fighting Takes Center Stage

ERITREA: Ethiopia, Eritrea Fighting Takes Center Stage

The Eritrean Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel tweeted that the aggression came from the Ethiopian side.

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Rejects Peace Deal To End War In The Country

SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Rejects Peace Deal To End War In The Country

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir refused to sign final peace deal following talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital aimed at ending civil war. Read more.

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Barack Obama Visits Ethiopia And Not Nigeria: Nigerians Reactions

Some political observers have taken the time to make a case for Obama’s Nigeria visit. Read the reactions.

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