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News Ethiopia Politics: Athletes united, but rival fans show Ethiopia's divides

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
Athletes united, but rival fans show Ethiopia's divides
News source: http://www.startribune.com/athletes-united-but-rival-fans-show-ethiopia-s-divides/561965842/

As Ethiopian runners clean up on the track and celebrate together, the fans are divided into two rival political camps. One group displays pictures of past monarchs like Emperor Haile Selassie and ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Ethiopian Military Captures Suspected IS Members

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
Ethiopian Military Captures Suspected IS Members
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/ethiopian-military-captures-suspected-members

The Ethiopian military has captured an undisclosed number of suspected Islamic State members operating in the country, officials said Wednesday. General Berhanu Jula, deputy chief of staff and director of military operations in the Ethiopian armed forces, confirmed the arrests but did not specify how many extremists were detained or in what part of the country they were apprehended.

News Ethiopia Politics: Behailu Wase: Ethiopia's Cafe Society

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Behailu Wase: Ethiopia's Cafe Society
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/my-ethiopia/2019/09/behailu-wase-ethiopia-cafe-society-190910081830224.html

Inside is a cafe. Not an ordinary cafe, but the set of Ethiopia’s first political satire show to be broadcast on state television - Min Litazez, which translates to "How may I serve you?". "This is ...

News Ethiopia Politics: The Need for Unity in Ethiopia

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
The Need for Unity in Ethiopia
News source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/08/12/the-need-for-unity-in-ethiopia/

some see the disquiet as an opportunity to advance their narrow political agenda, they exploit the situation, agitating, stirring up anger. The evolution into democracy, something Ethiopia has never ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Ethiopia’s financial reforms hold promise for its diaspora business community

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
Ethiopia’s financial reforms hold promise for its diaspora business community
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1684528/ethiopia-opens-financial-sector-investments-to-diaspora/

Ethiopia’s parliament this week passed a ... “We have a tendency of believing our investment helps political success of the government,” says Ephraim Kebede, an economist based in Washington ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Ethiopia: Revised Labor Law Grants Women Extended Maternal Leave

Published on: Friday 05 July 2019
Ethiopia: Revised Labor Law Grants Women Extended Maternal Leave
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907060032.html

MPs have also held discussions on the draft Electoral and Political Parties Law of Ethiopia which was later referred to the respective standing committee of the House, for revisions, with a ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Sudan’s army warns protest leaders of violence at rallies

Published on: Saturday 29 June 2019
Sudan’s army warns protest leaders of violence at rallies
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/sudans-army-says-au-ethiopia-deal-paves-way-for-talks/2019/06/29/411e93de-9a4e-11e9-9a16-dc551ea5a43b_story.html

Lt. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, said the generals were ready to resume “immediate, serious and honest” negotiations to end the political stalemate. The AU and ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Amid Ethiopia Unrest, Amhara Political Party Spokesman Arrested

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
Amid Ethiopia Unrest, Amhara Political Party Spokesman Arrested
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/06/28/world/africa/28reuters-ethiopia-security.html

Ethiopian authorities on Friday arrested the spokesman of a political party promoting the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said, in a move linked to what the government has described as a failed regional coup attempt.

News Ethiopia Politics: Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
News source: https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/ap_news/international/ethiopian-pm-visits-sudan-in-bid-to-mediate-crisis/article_5cf5acc8-45a5-5d10-96ca-cb1f6697f482.html

"The (military) council has lost its political as well as its ethical legitimacy and we cannot deal with it, but we call for its ouster," he said. There was no immediate comment from the military ...

News Ethiopia Politics: The Latest: Sudan protest leader meets Ethiopian mediator

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/news/world/the-latest-sudan-protest-leader-meets-ethiopian-mediator/article_a864709c-320d-57d1-b205-27b7d050fed6.html

Abiy took power in April 2018 and quickly announced sweeping political and economic reforms. He also has taken the lead in high-profile diplomatic efforts in East Africa. Awol says that while the ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Sudan Opposition Leader Detained After Meeting Ethiopia PM-Party Sources

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/06/07/world/africa/07reuters-sudan-politics-detention.html

KHARTOUM — A Sudanese opposition leader was detained by security forces on Friday after meeting the Ethiopian Prime Minister, who was in Khartoum to try to mediate Sudan's political crisis, sources ...

News Ethiopia Politics: Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-sudan-politics/ethiopia-tries-to-mediate-sudan-crisis-after-bloodshed-idUSKCN1T80OS

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s prime minister sought to mediate Sudan’s political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise “bravery” in resolving their standoff ...