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Zimbabwe is under military control after army seizes power from Mugabe

Zimbabwe is under military control after army seizes power from Mugabe

Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN)Zimbabwe’s military leaders have seized control of the impoverished southern African nation, placing longtime leader Robert Mugabe under house arrest and deploying armored vehicles to the streets of the…

Sisi to discuss Renaissance Dam crisis with Ethiopian PM in December

Sisi to discuss Renaissance Dam crisis with Ethiopian PM in December

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in December to discuss the ongoing crisis in the tripartite negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egypt’s Foreign…

Government-Fuelled Conflict in Ethiopia and the Need for Unity

Government-Fuelled Conflict in Ethiopia and the Need for Unity

(By Graham Peebles) In an attempt to distract attention from unprecedented protests and widespread discontent, the Ethiopian Government has engineered a series of violent ethnic conflicts in the country. The…

AL AMOUDI, ARRESTED

AL AMOUDI,  ARRESTED

According to Reuters, businessman Mohamed Al-Amoudi who controlled Samir was arrested on Saturday in Saudi Arabia. The agency confirmed the information of the Saudi digital newspaper “Sabq” which, first, said that…

Ethiopia: Congressman urges House to vote on Ethiopian resolution

Ethiopia: Congressman urges House to vote on Ethiopian resolution

  by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 1, 2017) Representative Mike Coffman of Colorado today urges the House of Representative to vote on H. Res. 128, a resolution supporting respect…

Ethiopia supreme court reverses bail of Oromo leader Bekele Gerba

Ethiopia supreme court reverses bail of Oromo leader Bekele Gerba

Ethiopia’s Supreme Court has backtracked on an earlier decision to grant bail to Bekele Gerba, a leading opposition chief. This follows an appeal by state prosecutors even before he was…

28 killed in rare protests in Eritrea, opposition group says

28 killed in rare protests in Eritrea, opposition group says

By Elias Meseret | AP November 1 at 9:35 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — At least 28 people have been killed in rare protests in the capital of Eritrea, one of the world’s most…

Three killed in unrest in western Ethiopia city

Three killed in unrest in western Ethiopia city

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — Unrest in Nekemte city in Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state has left three people dead, regional officials said on Tuesday. Addisu Arega, spokesperson for Oromia…

ETHIOPIA SUPREME COURT OVERRULES DECISION BY HIGH COURT AND GRANTS BAIL TO OPPOSITION POLITICIAN BEKELE GERBA

ETHIOPIA SUPREME COURT OVERRULES DECISION BY HIGH COURT AND GRANTS BAIL TO OPPOSITION POLITICIAN BEKELE GERBA

Addis Abeba, Oct. 30/2017 – Ethiopia’s Federal Supreme Court has today accepted the appeal for bail from the defense team of prominent opposition figure Bekele Gerba, first Secretary General of the…

Dutchman Put on Trial for Ethiopian War Crimes in 1970s

Dutchman Put on Trial for Ethiopian War Crimes in 1970s

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch citizen will go on trial in the Netherlands next Monday on charges he committed war crimes in Ethiopia in the 1970s. The 63-year-old Dutchman, who…

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