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Victims of Hawasa fire say at least 20 killed

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ESAT News

February 27, 2015

A fire that broke out in Hawasa City, capital of Ethiopia’s Southern region, on February 21, 2015, has killed over 20 people, victims told ESAT. The government on the other hand said only one person died.

One of the victims and eyewitnesses of the fire said to ESAT from the City that he personally saw the deceased bodies...

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PM Hailemariam cancels Wolkayit meeting

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February 25, 2015

 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, who is touring different towns of the Amhara region as he returns from the 40th anniversary celebration of the TPLF, has cancelled his planned discussion with the people of Wolakyit, North Gonder, Ethiopia fearing the peoples’ protest. The people are reportedly disgruntled by the P...

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World Bank called on to tackle Ethiopia rights findings

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February 23, 2015

Human Rights Watch (HWR) has called on the World Bank to “fully address serious human rights issues raised by the bank’s internal investigation into a project in Ethiopia”. The rights group in a letter to the Bank’s vice president for Africa urged that it should revise its response of distancing itself  from the many probl...

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Top gov’t officials evaluated in palace, ESAT obtains it

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ESAT News
February 18, 2015

The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) obtained the latest evaluation report of top Ethiopian government ministers and the officials of the ruling Front that was conducted under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalgen.

The officials were first asked to list their own shortcomings and...

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Cooperative of nine parties calls a protest in 15 towns

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February 15, 2015

The Cooperative of nine Ethiopian opposition parties has called a protest in 15 cities and towns of Ethiopia on February 28, 2015 under the motto of “Freedom for a Fair Election”.

The recent protests of Ethiopian Muslims in Nur and Anwar Mosques in Addis Abeba and the civil resistance of Bahir Dar city residents, although...

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Three Afar armed groups merge

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February 16, 2015

Three armed groups from the Afar ethnic group of Ethiopia, which vie to oust the current Ethiopian government through the use of force, have united together. The organisations are ARDUF, Afar Gadle and Afdera.

Ibrahim Musa, Chairman of Arduf, said the individual struggles of the three forces only elongated the lifespan of...

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A call for Paper Prospects for a stable, democratic, and prosperous future.

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Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa:

February 12, 2015

 A call for Paper  Prospects for a stable, democratic, and prosperous future

The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT), in collaboration with Ethiopian academics and advocates, is pleased to host a timely symposium on issues related to Ethiopia and to the Horn of Africa.
Ethiopia is a...

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Gov’t officials accuse each other for propaganda fail

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February 11, 2015

In a recent meeting led by Redwan Hussien, Minister of Communications, and attended by officials from the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), Public Relations Officers, Communicators and other officials, government public relations officers accused the journalists of EBC while EBC’s officials said it is because of t...

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