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Irrecha turns violent

In connection to the annual Oromo Festivity—Irrecha— celebrated in the town of Bishoftu was reported to have turned violent and many people are feared dead due to a stamped and commotion that was created during the ceremony.

President raises ranks of senior military officers

President Mulatu Teshome on Thursday bestowed military ranks of Lieutenant, Major and Brigadier-General on over 38 high-ranking military officers in the Ethiopian Defense forces, the office of the President said in a press release sent to The Reporter.

Eight major cities set to undergo power distribution upgrades

-Chinese contractor commences work in Addis with USD 21Mil The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) has decided to rehabilitate, upgrade and expand electric power distribution networks of the country where eight major cities in Ethiopia are set to benefit from the nation-wide 85 million dollars project.

Internal rift reigns in Blue leadership

Leaders of Blue Party, one of the strongest opposition to the ruling coalition Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), are accusing each other over embezzled party properties.

EPRDF members Vows to reshuffle their ranks

The Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), a founding member of the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has announced a reshuffle plan that will be in effect as of this month.