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Expression of will

Ahead of the most awaited preliminary result of the Sidama referendum to be released today by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE),and provided that the plebiscite goes their way, officials of the Sidama Zone anticipates joining the newly restructuring ruling party which isto be re-established as the Ethiopian Prosperity Party (EPP).

EPRDF merges sans TPLF

The ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), a coalition of four parties,announced its long-debated merge into a single party this week —dubbed Ethiopian Prosperity Party— ina process that is marred by controversy involving the founder of the front; Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which finally decided to boycott the merger meeting claiming the illegality of the process.

Somaliland expresses concerns over Ethiopia’s regional policy

Following the change in leadership and the coming into power of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) in Ethiopia, the de facto independent state of Somaliland is feeling sidelined as Abiyhas made significant strides with Mogadishu and other neighboring countries.This time around, some officials of the small embattled Somaliland arebecoming vocal about their concerns regarding the political calculation of the new administration in Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.

Celebrating with Shafeta

One of the polling stations for the Sidama Referendum is Hiwot Birhan polling station in Hittata Kebele located in Tabor Sub city of Hawasa town.

Ruling coalition to decide its fate

The Executive Committee (EC) of the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is expected to convene today to discuss over the issue of creating a single unified party and pass a lasting solution which in turn will decide on the fate of the Front, The Reporter has learnt.

Voter registration for Sidama referendum surpasses expectation

The registration of voters to take part in the Sidama referendum, which kicked off on Thursday, November 2, 2019 and ends today, has exceeded expectations from the earlier estimated number, Desta Ledamo, Administrator of Sidama Zone, Southern Regional State, told The Reporter.

House amends state media proclamations

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has amended two separate proclamations to re-establish the Ethiopian News Service and the Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA) to solve challenges faced in regards to employees’ salaries and benefits.

The tragedy that left Adama in shock

"I don't know if I can ever stand on my own feet,” Wegayehu Bizuwork cried as he attempted to make sense of the sudden loss of his youngest son in Adama. “I should be anticipating his high school graduation, not his funeral,” he explained as family members and friends streamed past him weeping and screaming the name of the 16-year-old inside his residence.