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Violence rocks southern state

Days after the electoral board issued a statement where it said it will hold the much-talked about referendum to decide on the long-standing Sidama zone’s quest for statehood, a deadly violence is said to have swept across some parts of Southern Regional State.

War of words

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and the Amhara Democratic Party (ADP), two of the four political parties forming the ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), are entangled in a heated word exchange, where they blamed each other for recent or past political narratives leading to the current crisis in the country.

Sidama under the spotlight: what’s next?

One of the biggest tests of the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) since coming to power in April last year was the question of Sidama, a zonal administration under the Southern Regional State which is opting for establishing itself separate regional state.

PM remains defiant over foreign debt stress

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) ended its fourth year of the current parliamentary term by endorsing the proposed federal government’s budget worth 386,954,965,289 birr (over USD 13.8 billion) for the fiscal year 2012 E.C (2019/20 GC).

Ethiopian feared dead in Libya airstrikes

At least 70 migrants sheltered in the Tajura detention center in Libya have been killed by airstrikes, The Reporter has learnt. According to unconfirmed reports, Ethiopians might also be among those who are killed by the airstrike.

Maarif Foundation takes over Turkish school

The premier boarding school on the outskirts of Harar, The Rainbow Association, which was started by the Fetullah Organization and its controversial founder, Fetullah Gulen, was taken-over by Maarif Foundation of the Turkish Public Education system on Wednesday.