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Ethiopia completes second filling of Nile dam

Ethiopia just completed the second filing of the highly controversial dam on the Blue Nile River. The news was shared by Ethiopia’s Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation which confirmed the occurrence...
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Status of the 2021 Ethiopia election

Ethiopia is about to hold its elections on June 21 this year. The vote is significant as it stands as the first test of PM Abiy Ahmed who rose to power in 2018 in a popular protest movement against th...
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Ethiopia disengages from Tigray with ‘unilateral ceasefire’ declaration

A unilateral ceasefire has been declared in the war-torn Tigray region as rebel fighters seize control of Mekelle, the region's capital.  In a statement delivered by state media Ethiopia’s government...
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Conflict rages in Tigray as Ethiopians hold large anti-US protest

6 million of Ethiopia’s 110 million population reside in Tigray where the Ethiopian Federal Government has led a full onslaught that dislodged the TPLF from major cities and towns with the TPLF opting...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan trade blame as talks fail

  The Kinshasa two-day talks between Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt over the Nile dam have faltered after the Ethiopian delegation blamed their counterparts for obstruction.  A solution to the Grand R...
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GERD Dam talks: Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt talks mired in uncertainty

Sudan expressed frustrations as negotiations stalled, while Egypt and Ethiopia blame Sudanese objections for the recent impasse.  Another round of talks aiming to break the stalemate over the GERD...
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Sudan sends more troops to Ethiopia border after deadly clashes

  Tensions at the Sudan-Ethiopia border forcing Khartoum to deploy significant military reinforcements along its eastern border, a few days after an ambush linked to Ethiopian forces.  Khartoum...
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EU holds onto Ethiopia budget support over Tigray conflict

The Europen Union has withheld millions of Euros in budgetary support to Ethiopia over the Tigray conflict. Humanitarian workers are voicing concern over the living conditions facing survivors of the...
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Ethiopia PM ends offensive after the capture of Tigray’s capital Mekelle

Despite the TPLF vowing to continue fighting, Abiy Ahmed announced an end to military operations in the Tigray region after the army declared “full control” over the city. Ethiopia’s government has...
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Tigray rejects the 72-hour surrender ultimatum

  Gebretsion Micheal the leader of Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) rejected the 72-hour Monday ultimatum by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in regards to the dissident region of Tigray....
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Clock ticking for Tigray as Ethiopia PM gives a 72-hour ultimatum

  In an unprecedented move, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has issued a scathing attack on the ‘rebellious’ Tigray region while the latter promises to keep on the fight. Ethiopia’s PM has s...
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Ethiopia Tigray conflict

For over a week, Ethiopian government forces have declared war against the regional government of Tigray in the country’s North. Thus far unconfirmed reports indicate the loss of hundreds of lives. ...
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Ethiopia accuses Trump of stoking the fires of war over the dam issue

Ethiopia demanded a clarification from U.S President Donald J. Trump over comments he made regarding blowing up the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a project whose construction is mired in deep contr...
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Sudan restores ties with Israel

This year Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates signed a peace accord to end hostilities and normalize relations with Israel. The United States and Israel will boost trade with Sudan and help the confl...
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Ethiopia and Eritrea declare end of war

Ethiopia and Eritrea sign peace agreements.  The successful high-level meeting between the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea has laid the foundations for a new era of peace between the two countries wh...
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Arrests after Addis Ababa bombing

Some 30 arrests have been made as a result of the bombing in Meskel Square on 23 June that killed three people and injured over 150. Among those held are the deputy police commissioner of Addis Ababa...
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Ethiopia gets new prime minister

New Ethiopian prime minister from the Oromia region. Abiy Ahmed was sworn is as Ethiopia’s new prime minister by the country’s legislature on 1 April only a few days after he had been voted in as cha...
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Ethiopia extends state of emergency

Addis Ababa adds four months to existing state of emergency. The Ethiopian government has extended the nation's current state of emergency by four months, amid reports of continuing violence and an...
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Ethiopia releases 10,000 detainees

2,500 remaining detainees to face charges. Ethiopia has released 9,800 people detained under its ongoing state of emergency which was introduced to curb violent anti-government demonstrations in th...
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State of emergency in Ethiopia

Ethiopia rocked by violent protests by Oromo and Amhara groups. The Ethiopian government has declared a six-month state of emergency in an attempt to curb violent demonstrations by two of Ethiopia'...

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