Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia warns opposition political parties who called for the establishment of transitional government and those who vowed to hold election amid COVID-19 pandemic and violating federal government decision.
Two former Ethiopian Government officials namely Bereket Simon, often referred as the right hand of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, and Tadesse Kassa, A.K.A. Tinkishu are found guilty of corruption charges.
The ruling coalition in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which has four member political parties, has agreed to unite and form a new party.
By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – On Saturday evening state media reported about coup attempt in Amhara Region of Ethiopia indicating that the president of the region Dr. Ambachew Mekonnen was shot and wounded. The president and his colleagues were in a meeting when gunmen enter the office and started shooting.
The Somali Peoples Democratic Party of Ethiopia today rebranded itself as Somali Democratic Party (SDP) opening its door for all Ethiopians from other ethnicity.
The President of Amhara Region of Ethiopia, Gedu Andargachew has resigned, state media reported.
Ethiopian government jails Bereket Simon, the most influential person in the ruling coalition who is also considered as the right-hand of the late Meles Zenawi.