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Ethiopian political activism in US elections

A Harvard educated lawyer who had made an impression at the Democratic Convention four years ago when he was given a speaking slot to appease the African American elector who might have been slighted by the choice of John Edward as a running mate, the 43 year old became a standout sensation and gave the Democrats its future President.

The Council of Ministers declares state of emergency in Tigray region

The Council of Ministers declared state of emergency in Tigray regional state in an urgent meeting it held on Wednesday November 4, 2020.
Office of the Prime Minister announced that the area to fall under the six months state of emergency could expand based on a directive the implementation task force would issue.
An implementation task force, led by the Chief-of-Staff of the Army and including leaders of other relevant institutions, has been established to enforce the state of emergency.

Prime Minister announces military measures against TPLF

In a live address to the Ethiopian people after the midnight of  November 3, 2020, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) announced that he ordered the national defense forces to defend the country and it's citizens following attempts by Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) forces to loot weapons from the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Army stationed in Tigray region.

CCRDA to disburse USD 2.3 mln to support victims of attack

The Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA) signed an agreement with the North American Union of the Kahins to distribute USD 2.3 million to support victims of the post Hachalu Hundessa protests in Oromia. The agreement was signed on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Tentatively set for May

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia announced the end of May or the first two weeks of June, 2021 as the tentative schedule for the postponed national elections in Ethiopia.