A consortium of over 165 locally established civil society organizations are anticipating the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia’s (NEBE) approval to start voters’ education in multimedia platforms for the upcoming general election, coordinator of the consortium, Abera Hailemariam told The Reporter.
In a five minute video message delivered in Tigrigna language, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) called up on the Special Forces and the security apparatus of Tigray region to surrender to the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) within the coming two to three days to save themselves from the ongoing war in the region.
As the conflict between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) moves into a second week, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) announced a new leadership for the State of Tigray in a provisional administration to be set up in the region.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that the hundreds of thousands of Eritrean refugees who are currently taking shelter in Tigray region are not in immediate danger from the current fighting between the Ethiopian National Defense Forces and the forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) unanimously ratified the motion by the Attorney General to revoke the immunity from prosecution of 39 individuals it suspected of involvement in various crimes.