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Ethiopia Abandons Addis Ababa Expansion Plan After Deadly Oromo Student Protests

Ethiopia has announced the cancellation of a controversial development plan to expand the capital Addis Ababa into Oromia, the largest region in the country. On Wednesday, Getachew Reda, Ethiopia‚Äôs minister of communication, confirmed the decision of the ruling party in 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 ›