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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.

Breeding challenges in Ethiopia’s federalist system

Development scholars have always been mesmerized by the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front’s development experiment, which combines a highly decentralized and democratic political order of federalism and state-driven fast economic growth.

Economist calls for quick resolutions to political unrests

UNCTAD labels 2016 “a year of living dangerously” Commenting on the possible economic impacts the ongoing political unrests would create in Ethiopia, Tesfachew Taffere (PhD), a former director of division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programs at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), said that it is possible the country would suffer unless the discontents are resolved soon.

OPDO leadership change

The Central Committee of the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization, which congregated in Adama town, the capital city of the Oromia Regional State, carried out deep reform programs during the past few days.

BRLi, Artelia get clearance to conduct GERD impact studies

Agricultural impact outside the scope Technical teams of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia signed on Tuesday  contracts that enable them to conduct additional studies on the impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Khartoum, Sudan, when the Tripartite National Committee (TNC) held its 12th meeting.

Week-long riot said to have preceded fire in Kilinto

Following the expected fire that broke out in Kilinto, Ethiopia’s maximum security prison, which claimed the lives of 23 inmates, reports are emerging about a wave protest and unrest inside the prison system for more than a week’s time.