Category: Politics

Violence and looting on the outskirts of Addis Ababa

A weekend of violence on the outskirts of Addis Ababa left unspecified numbers dead and hundreds displaced, police and witnesses said. A well-organised and ruthless gang prey on residents with knives, stones or iron bars in Ashewa Meda, Burayu, Anfo,…
Grand Renaissance Dam in deep water

 MeTEC under fire  for causing delays and extra costs Salini’s delay claim adds to GERD crisis Remaining work outsourced to Alstom & Voith The construction of the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) along the Nile, a project treated as…
The Ethiopia’s Somali region gets new president

The new acting president has long been a vocal critic of Abdi Iley Mustafa Muhumed Omer, 45, has been nominated as acting president of the Somali region until the next party congress in 2020, it was announced. The Ethiopian-Somali People’s…
Aregawi Berhe -The return of a political survivor

A founding member of TPLF strives to maintain his political career Homecoming for the opposition leader and head of Tigray Democratic Coalition Party (TAND), Aregawi Berhe was not about spending some relaxation time with his family. His return to Ethiopia…
Ahmed Shide named chairman of the Somali region ruling party

The Ethiopian-Somali People’s Democratic Party (ESPDP) elected the minister of government communications affairs office Ahmed Shide, as chairman, replacing Abdi Mohamoud Omar (Abdi Iley), who was removed from the region’s presidency role few days ago. Completing its three day party…