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Blue shows solidarity with Addis residents

Blue Party has stated the need for a leadership that would represent the people of Addis Ababa based on their desires and demands, and will in turn be determined to promote the benefits of the people of the city for the advancement of democratic rights and freedoms throughout the country.

Djiboutian flee from Dire Dawa

The number of Djiboutian who left the country days after the unrest in Dire Dawa city –450 km east of Addis Ababa – has reached over 2,000, The Reporter has learnt.

According to sources from Djibouti Council Office in Dire Dawa, the number of people who are demanding to leave the city in fear of more unrest is increasing from time to time.

Journalists attacked by mob in Eastern Ethiopia

A group of journalists en route from Dire Dawa to Addis Ababa to cover the welcoming ceremony for President Isaias Afewerki were reported to have been attacked by unknown group of youngsters putting some of them in a critical condition.

New PM’s first real test

It all seemed like the conflict and public uprising that rocked the country for the past three years is finally coming to an end following the change of guard at the very top of the ruling party, Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), as Abiy Ahmed (PhD) assumed the chairmanship and the Prime Minister position of Ethiopia.

Thunderous welcome for Andargachew

Andargachew Tsige left prison where he had been on death row on Tuesday, had an audience with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) on Wednesday and left Ethiopia on Thursday and arrived in his adopted nation of Britain on Friday. What a week for the Ethiopian-born Briton!

Number of Ethiopians fleeing to Kenya reaches over 9,000

The number of displaced persons, who fled from Ethiopia to Kenya, has passed the 9,000 mark, The Reporter has learnt. In a press release issued by the Kenya Red Cross Society and sent to The Reporter, the figure has escalated to 9,667 as of March 16, 2018. Red Cross has also estimated more people will continue to cross the Ethiopia and Kenya border.

Cement price hikes

Factories to make price increment At a time when the local cement factories are finalizing preparations to make price adjustments the retail price of cement has already increased by 28 percent.