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Abiy admits war in Tigray is “difficult and tiresome”

Ethiopian prime minister has admitted that his government is now fighting a “difficult and tiresome” guerrilla war in the Tigray region. His comments mark a sharp break with previous insistence that military operations launched in November had been a rapid and decisive success. “The junta which we had eliminated within three weeks has now turned…

Egypt says current talks ‘last chance’ to stop Ethiopia refilling Nile dam

Meeting in Kinshasa between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam comes after Sisi warned of ‘unimaginable instability’ if Ethiopia proceeds. The latest meeting between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam may be the last chance to relaunch talks before it is filled for the second year in a…

HOW THE UN DROPS TIGRAY RESOLUTION AFTER SECOND ATTEMPT FAILED

EXCLUSIVE by Addis Standard Staffs The UN Security Council (UNSC) has dropped issuing a resolution calling for cessation of hostilities and respect for international humanitarian laws in Ethiopia’s war- torn Tigray regional state after a second attempt has failed to produce consensus among members states. On March 04, the council held a closed door meeting…

Ethiopian Airlines’ Iconic Selamta Magazine Stops Publication For Good

Selamta, the in-flight magazine of Ethiopian Airlines, stopped its publication for good. Ashenafi Zeray, Head of Public Relations and Corporate Communication with Africa’s most successful airline, confirmed the end of the publication of the famous magazine, but said it would instead be going digital. The magazine that came into existence in the 1980s saw its…

Ethiopian National Defense Forces Captured Capital Of Rebellious Tigray Region

Ethiopia’s prime minister said Saturday that the army occupied the capital of the northern region of Tigray two days after beginning what was described as a final offensive against the faction ruling the territory. “The Federal government is now fully in control of the city of Mekelle,” Abiy Ahmed said in a statement. “With full…

Ethiopia poised to start vaccine trials

By Brook Abdu As the whole world rushes to find a vaccine for the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of African nations have expressed their willingness to conduct a vaccine test in their homeland. Some African nations, including Ethiopia, were indicated to have the capacity to produce the vaccine once approved. This was disclosed at a press…

Trump or Biden: Why Ethiopians should pay attention for the sake of the #GERD

As the 2020 US presidential elections approach it is likely that it will amass interest from all corners of the world. The global power of the US – even though some argue that this is quickly dwindling – makes the US presidential elections a point of interest for different actors including governments, international and regional…

The Purposeful Elimination of Orthodox Christians and Minorities in Ethiopia

A silent world remains merely just another helpless spectator to the ongoing ethnic, political and religious extermination of Orthodox Christianity in Ethiopia. The ongoing tussle in Ethiopia under all unfortunate circumstances is a well crafted and promptly executed genocide. Call it by any name, Oromo radicalism or religious extremism, Orthodox Christians suffered the most and…

Egypt is not water-poor; it is a management deficient nation – Dr Negussie Nega

Throughout the centuries, Ethiopia missed boundless development opportunities as an up-stream riparian nation and the source of the Blue Nile. Its citizens endured abject poverty for generations. Unable to industralize due to lack of power essential to infrastructure and economic development. Witgh the great Ethiopian Rennaissance dam (GERD), Ethiopians ultimately aspire to satisfy their eneergy…

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