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Ethiopia Supermarket To Shut Down After Seven Decades.

An Ethiopian supermarket reputed for serving expatriate and diplomatic community in the capital Addis Ababa is closing down its operations after close to seven decades. Ethiopia’s The Reporter newspaper quotes owner of Bambi’s supermarket as saying foreign exchange squeeze coupled with administrative bottlenecks were to blame for his decision. According to Charalambos …

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Ethiopia premier set to revisit repressive laws as a road-map to reform security sector

 Abiy Ahmed the Ethiopia prime minister has pledged to reform the security and intelligence forces of the country, saying his government will focus on establishing a system of accountability within these sectors. The army and security forces have often been accused of using brutal forces and committing human rights violations …

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Internet censorship pose threats to Ethiopians

Ethiopian officials have restricted internet access in major cities across the country. Millions of Ethiopians living outside the capital Addis Ababa have not had access to the Internet for nearly a year, and the government explanation for the prolonged cut is still awaited. The situation has brought negative consequences on …

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ERITREA RESPONDS TO ETHIOPIA’S PEACE TALK, SAYS IT DEPENDS ON ETHIOPIA.

Eritrea has officially responded to Ethiopia’s peace overture after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in his inaugural address on April 2 that he was ready to end years of misunderstandings. In his address, Abiy called on the Eritrean government to take the same peace stand, which was largely hailed as …

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Ethiopia: Over 1,100 detained under state of emergency

More than 1 100 people have been arrested in Ethiopia since the nation declared a state of emergency following the prime minister’s resignation last month, state media reported on Saturday. Hailemariam Desalegn’s surprise resignation came after more than two years of anti-government protests and increasing divisions in the ruling party. …

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ETHIOPIA’S RULING PARTY ELECTS ABIY AHMED AS NEW LEADER, TO BECOME PRIME MINISTER.

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Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has elected a new leader in person of Dr. Abiy Ahmed. He will eventually become Prime Minister of the country. State-affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported late Tuesday that the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) had elected Abiy as its chairperson. His rise to become Prime …

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