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Machar surfaces in Khartoum

US urge Government of South Sudan to implement peace agreement The Sudanese government has revealed on Thursday that South Sudan’s former first Vice President and leader of the SPLM/IO, one of the warring factions in the prolonged South Sudanese conflict, Riek Machar (PhD), is in Khartoum for medical treatment.

Gondar on lockdown on account of stay-home protest

Regional government admits business is down Amid the continued protest and unrest in the Amhara Regional State, mainly in the town of Gondar and its surroundings, which has now turned into a stay-home protest as a gesture of civil disobedience, all private, government and other institutions in the town of Gonder are reported to be in a complete shutdown, according to eye witnesses and regional government officials.

Tough task ahead

The Council of Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has started evaluating its 15 years journey on the path of reform.
The latest evaluation comes while the nation is being swept by protests.

EDP criticizes council for breaching bylaws

The Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP) has criticized the Political Parties Council for breaching the bylaws of the council.The criticism comes after the council broadcasted its stance regarding the recent unrest in different parts of the country in violation of the bylaws.

Despite mounting speculation Machar is a no show in Addis Ababa

Though speculation and headlines are growing over Riek Machar (PhD), South Sudan’s former vice president and opposition leader’s appearance in Addis Ababa for another round of talks with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus platform, the SPLM-IO leader did not come to Addis Ababa and his exact schedule still remains unclear.

Gov’t bodies busy holding public forum

TPLF warns protestors Following the wave of political unrest in the Oromia and Amhara regional states most government institutions in Addis Ababa has spent a busy week holding emergency meetings and forums dealing with the current political crisis stifling service delivery in most government offices across the city, The Reporter has learnt.