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The Ins and outs of EPRDF’s Convention

The security situation in the country beginning 2015 seems to be going from bad to worst with no end to the violence and attack on peaceful citizens. The widespread protest in the country more or less shifted in locations than receding and every such incident happens to claim more lives every month.

NAMA submits registration request

The National Movement of Amhara (NAMA) – a party under establishment – has submitted its request to the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) so as to be recognized as a legally registered party in the country, Deputy Chairman of the party, Belete Mola said.

EPRP comes home after decades in exile

Following the call by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), in his inaugural speech at the Ethiopian parliament, to all political parties in exile to return to their country and pursue a peaceful political agenda, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Party (EPRP) has decided to come back home with the first batch of its leadership scheduled to land in Addis Ababa today.

Newly branded ODP sees off veterans, founders

As the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) rebranded itself to the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) this week, it has also decided to see its notable veterans and founders off to their retirement there by consolidating the leadership of the young generation.

September marks yet another deadly month

The month of September is usually regarded as a festive month for Ethiopians as it is the first month of the upcoming year. However this year, it was marked as the deadliest month with a continued violence ripping through several parts of the country.

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 of Addis Ababa, while they were being transported to the capital on September 20, 2018.

Although the truck driver that was carrying the illegal firearms tried to escape, the Oromia Police blocked his vehicles and put him under arrest.

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.

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.

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.