U.S. Says it “STRONGLY DISAGREES” with Ethiopia’s State of Emergency

KOFI February 17, 2018 175 No Comments

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We “Strongly disagree” with the Ethiopian government’s decision to impose a state of emergency that includes restrictions on fundamental rights such as assembly and expression. We recognize and share concerns expressed by the government about incidents of violence and loss of life, but firmly believe that the answer is greater freedom, not less. The challenges… Read more »

Cyril Ramaphosa confirmed as South Africa’s President after Zuma resign

KOFI February 15, 2018 148 No Comments

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Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated by parliament, which is dominated by his African National Congress. MPs broke into song at the announcement. In his first presidential speech, Mr Ramaphosa, 65, said he would tackle the corruption which allegedly became… Read more »

በፍቃዴ ሥልጣኔን ለመልቀቅ ጥያቄ አቅርቤያለሁ” ኃይለማርያም ደሳለኝ

KOFI February 15, 2018 3943 No Comments

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ጠቅላይ ሚንስትር ኃይለማርያም ደሳለኝ ከጠቅላይ ሚንስትርነታቸው እና ከኢህአዴግ ሊቀመንበርነታቸው ለመነሳት ጥያቄ አቅርበዋል። ፋና ብሮድካስቲንግ ኮርፖሬት እና የኢትዮጵያ ብሮድካስቲንግ እንደዘገቡት ከሆነ፤ ጠቅላይ ሚንስትር ኃይለማርያም ደሳለኝ ከጠቅላይ ሚንስትርነታቸው እና ከኢህአዴግ ሊቀመንበርነታቸው ለመነሳት ጥያቄ አቅርበዋል። በቀጣይ ጠቅላይ ሚንስትሩን ማን ሊተካ ይችላል የሚለው የበርካቶች ጥያቄ ነው። ዛሬ ለተለያዩ ሚዲያዎችም በሰጡትም መግለጫ ሰሞኑን በኃገሪቱ ላይ በተከሰቱት አለመረጋጋቶች ምክንያት የብዙዎች ህይወት… Read more »

Ethiopian Government Drops case of Oromo leader Bekele Gerba, six others

KOFI February 13, 2018 32 No Comments

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Ethiopia’s Attorney General on Monday announced that charges against seven persons had been dropped, state-affiliated FBC reported. Amongst the seven is Bekele Gerba, a leading opposition figure detained since 2015. The six others were named as follows: Gurmessa Ayana, Addisu Bulala, Dejene Tafa, Getu Garuma, Tesfaye Liben and Beyene Ruda. He said their respective cases had been… Read more »

በታይዋን የመሬት መንቀጥቀጥ

KOFI February 7, 2018 1659 No Comments

በታይዋን የመሬት መንቀጥቀጥ

አራት ህይወቶችን የቀጠፈው እንዲሁም ለ220ዎች ጉዳት ምክንያት የሆነው ከፍተኛ የታይዋን መሬት መንቀጥቀጥ አሁንም እንደቀጠለ ነው። ይህ 6.4 ሬክተር ስኬል ያለው የመሬት መንቀጥቀጥ ወደ እኩለ ሌሊት ሲሆን የደረሰው በከፍተኛ ሁኔታም በምስራቅ የምትገኘውን የባህር ዳርቻ ደሴቷን የሁሊየን ከተማ ተፅእኖ አድርሶባታል። የሁሊየን ከተማ ነዋሪዎች ከፈራረሱ ቤቶቻቸው እንዲርቁ የተነገራቸው ሲሆን ይህንንም ተከትሎ 800 የሚሆኑ ነዋሪዎች በአካባቢው በሚገኙ ህንፃዎች ተጠልለዋል።… Read more »