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Balderas rejects charges against leadership

In its latest presser, the Balderas for True Democracy (Balderas) has denounced terrorism charges brought by the prosecutor against its top members of the party including its founder and leader of the party Eskinder Nega, Sintayehu Chekol, another senior member of Balderas party, Keleb Seyoum, and Askale Demissie.

Another Tough year

Today marks the beginning of a New Year in the Ethiopian calendar. For the past 12 months, the country has gone through ups and downs, which is seldom seen in few illustrative graphs.

Tigray holds unilateral election

Disregarding the decision reached by the House of Federation (HoF) concerning the election of the Tigray Regional Council as “unconstitutional” and the results therefore void, the regional state has conducted its 6th regional election on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.

Advisory teams to augment local policing

The Ministry of Peace (MoP) has prepared a manual for the active engagement of the community in advising the police on how to best protect the security of their localities and has trained the leadership of the Federal and Addis Ababa Police Commissions on the manual on Thursday, September 3, 2020.

Federal-Tigray tension escalate

The Tigray Regional Council, in an urgent meeting held on Wednesday, September 4, 2020, has decided not to take part in a meeting the House of Federation (HoF) has scheduled for September 5, 2020. Prior to the decision, the Council had sent a letter to the HoF requesting for the agenda of the meeting to be sent.

Ethiopia urges for protection to its embassies

The Government of Ethiopia through its State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Redwan Hussein has expressed Ethiopia’s dismay towards the destruction of its embassies across a number of European nations, including in London and in Berlin.

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.