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Police halt EZEMA’s presser

A planned press conference organized by the Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice (EZEMA) aimed at presenting its findings regarding land grabbing and unlawful transfer of condominium houses in Addis Ababa city administration to the public, was halted by Kirkos Sub-City Police Department, The Reporter has learnt.

Trump decides to hold aid Ethiopia

President Donald Trump’s administration has decided to withh0ld aid to Ethiopia with an intention of pressing Ethiopia to submit to the demands of the US in the ongoing negotiations regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with downstream countries Sudan and Egypt.

Deciphering new ruling party’s identity

One of the major decisions taken by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) after assuming the chairmanship of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), back in February 2018, was to pull the trigger on the transition of the Front to a single unified party which had been under discussion for so many years.

East Oromia in turmoil

Many who come out to the streets and later clashed with Ethiopian Security Forces are reportedly among victims in the latest unrest in the Oromia Region State of Ethiopia, according to health professionals working in various facilities around the eastern part of Ethiopia, who spoke to The Reporter on condition of anonymity, on Thursday.

GERD impoundment 2.0

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) vows to proceed with the second impoundment of the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), pledging that nothing would stop the filling when the time comes.

 “Scientific” debate on Nile   

For centuries, the Nile River, the longest river in Africa and at least one of the longest in the world, is a much romanticized national resource yet having no economic and social benefits to the general population.

OLF suspends longtime chair Dawud Ibsa

The executive committee of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), a once exiled political group that came following the coming to power of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), has suspended its longest serving chairperson Dawud Ibsa.