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Five die, bombs apprehended in Addis Ababa’s demonstration
Five die, bombs apprehended in Addis Ababa’s demonstration
Five people have died due to a clash with the police today, September 17, 2018 amidst a massive demonstration in Addis Ababa where residents of the city took to the streets to protest what was said to be an ethnically charged attack on civilians over the weekend.
Police apprehends more than 40 firearms destined to Addis Ababa

Police have apprehended more than 40 Kalashnikov firearms at Sululta check point in Oromia, north o

Teddy Afro gives a million birr in aid for Burayu incident victims
Teddy Afro gives a million birr in aid for Burayu incident victims

The renowned artist Tewodros Kassahun aka Teddy Afro has given one million birr in support of the v

US Embassy security alert puzzles Addis
US Embassy security alert puzzles Addis
A statement issued by the US Embassy in Addis Ababa on September 18, 2018 regarding a planned demonstration in the city on September 19, 2018 and advising its employees to stay home have puzzled Addis Ababans since the speculated protest hasn’t taken place in the capital today.
Addis Ababa demonstrates against recent violence
Addis Ababa demonstrates against recent violence
Following the brutal violence that commences at the end of the week and over weekend in Burayu and the surrounding areas of Addis Ababa claiming the lives of unknown number of individuals, injured hundreds and displaced thousands, the residents of Addis Ababa are demonstrating at Meskel Square today September 17, 2018.
Conflict in Burayu, surrounding claims lives
Conflict in Burayu, surrounding claims lives
Ethnically charged conflict in Burayu and surrounding towns has claimed the lives of unknown number of people and displaced thousands of others, The Reporter learnt.
Youth from Addis Ababa Surrounding Oromia Zones receiving medical care from Ras Desta Hospital following a clash with the youth of Addis Ababa on Thursday September 13, 2018
Addis on the edge
Although a rarity in Addis Ababa, clashes between the youth of the city and their counterparts from the surrounding towns of Oromia Special Zone erupted ahead of the return of leaders of the formerly outlawed political organization, the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), leading to an unknown number of youth injured in a three-day confrontation. The reason for the hostility revolves around the flag and colors of OLF.
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