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5 Ethiopian Opposition Groups Unite to Oust ‘Oppressive’ EPRDF Government

A newly formed Ethiopian opposition group in exile, which accuses Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s administration and the leading party of being repressive, has vowed to ‘dismantle’ the incumbent government and create a new political order. The new group – People’s Read more ›

Italian Consulate in Ethiopian Capital Continues to Double as Home of Former Derg Officials 24 Years After Overthrow of Mengistu Regime

ADDIS ABABA – Twenty-four years after the Derg regime was removed from the helm of the Ethiopian government, two top members of the Communist junta continue to hide in the Italian embassy in Addis Ababa – where they fled to Read more ›

Ethiopia marks 23rd anniversary of the downfall of Dergue regime

The Government and people of Ethiopia have commemorated the 23rd anniversary of the country’s adoption of modern democratic principles and structures. On May 28th 1991, ‘Ginbot 20’ rebels from the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) marched into Addis Read more ›

Police confront Semayawi Party protesters

Police officers have reportedly jarred with members of the opposition Blue Party once again during the group’s much anticipated demonstrations in the past two days. Reports indicate that security agents attempted to divert the protesters from their planned course. However, Read more ›

Muktar Kedir appointed to head Oromia region

Regional councillors have elected Muktar Kedir, chairman of the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO), as the sixth leader of the largest regional state in the republic. On Thursday, March 27th, Kedir was appointed at the 10th plenary session of the Read more ›

Council Releases Draft Charter for Ethiopia’s Leadership Transition

The Ethiopian National Transition Council (ENTC) have released a draft charter for the transition of power from the current regime, which has been described as a “dictatorship.” The document, written in Amharic, was posted on the transition council’s website on Read more ›