Category: News

Dire Dawa seeks harmony as ethnic tensions run high

At a recent public meeting organised by the newly nominated city mayor, a young woman who lives in Mermasa area of Dire Dawa depicts a city that is going through a period of polarizing tension and widespread anxiety. Her message,…
Interview: The makings of a Gedeo crisis

The Gedeo displacement crisis in Guji zones in the south of Ethiopia has been largely overlooked and neglected, even though it has been going on for a year. At the peak of the crisis last July over 900,000 ethnic Gedeos…
Addis Ababa belongs to all of us: Abiy Ahmed

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed yesterday responded to the multi-ethnic disputes on the ownership of Addis Ababa, saying that “Addis Ababa belongs to all of us.” “As to the people who are engaged in the debate, who does Addis Ababa rightly…
Gedu Andargachew resigns;  replaced by Ambachew Mekonen

Gedu replaced by Ambachew Mekonen The reason behind resignation remains unclear Gedu warned against the dangers of polarized political climate The president of the Amhara National Regional State, Gedu Andargachew tendered his resignation Friday which was accepted by the Amhara…