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News Ethiopia » Politics: Ethiopia to get first Muslim Prime Minister – pro-govt blogger hints

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 March 2018

Ethiopia will have a Muslim Prime Minister by close of this ... Whoever of the seven candidates being mentioned gets the slot will have to deal with political discontent that has led to protests in the two largest regions – Amhara and Oromia.

News Ethiopia » Politics: Ethiopia’s political crisis is now spilling over into Kenya’s borders

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Publication date: onday 19 March 2018

Suckling said Ahmed was a favorite given his close relationship with Oromo youth and the country’s political and security agencies. In Moyale, meanwhile, the displaced refugees continue to arrive daily, narrating stories of horror from the villages ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: Ethiopia: Political Dominoes Topple in Ethiopia

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Publication date: hursday 08 March 2018

Addis Ababa — The dominoes keep falling in Ethiopia, with one of the most significant crashing down. Just over a month after the Ethiopian government's surprise decision early January to close a notorious prison and release political prisoners, Prime ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: Time for Political Change and Unity in Ethiopia

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Publication date: hursday 15 March 2018

Tadesse is a 28-year-old Ethiopian from the capital, Addis Ababa. Like thousands of others he took part in demonstrations over the last three years, and together with family members, refused to pledge support for the Ethiopian government. Such displays of ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: News analysis: Ethiopia's political turmoil has implications for AU: report

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Publication date: Friday 16 March 2018

ADDIS ABABA, March 16 (Xinhua) -- The political upheaval in Ethiopia has implications for the African Union (AU), which is headquartered in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, according to new publication by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). The ISS ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: Ethiopia command post says 9 civilians killed by mistake

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Publication date: Sunday 11 March 2018

including high profile political prisoners .They have not been charged and their current location is unknown," said the rights group. Ethiopia imposed the state of emergency following months of unrest in some parts of the country that tarnished the country ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: Ethiopia: The Enemy Within

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Publication date: onday 12 March 2018

I would even go a step further by stating that, from here on, no Ethiopian political organization should call itself a liberation front, because, as we have seen in the case of the TPLF, most if not all liberation fronts end up subjugating the people they ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: An Emerging and Troubled Power: Ethnopolitical Tribulations in Ethiopia

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Publication date: Saturday 10 March 2018

Since 1991, Ethiopia’s ethnic federalist system has been led by the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), a coalition that technically includes political parties representing the Oromo, Amhara, and Tigrayans. Yet, because they ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: Managing Ethiopia's political crisis

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Nemera Mamo is a co-author of this article. He is a teaching fellow at SOAS, University of London. Ethiopia has been experiencing recurrent mass protests, riots and ethnic conflicts over the past two years that have claimed the lives of thousands and ...

News Ethiopia » Politics: Ethiopia to release political prisoners, says prime minister

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Publication date: uesday 02 January 2018

In a surprise move, Ethiopia's prime minister has announced the release of political prisoners and the closure of a notorious detention centre, allegedly used as a torture chamber. Hailemariam Desalegn told a press conference the move was designed to allow ...