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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News (60 Minutes) November 26, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News (60 Minutes) November 26, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 26, 2018.

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Ethiopia is heading to space.

Ethiopia is set to launch its first satellite into space—with China’s help

The Horn of Africa nation announced it would launch its first earth observatory satellite in Sept. 2019, with China footing much of the bill.

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that Ethiopia would remain a unified.

Ethiopia mulls bill to curb hate speech amid ethnic tensions

Ethiopia’s Attorney General’s office has confirmed work on a draft bill to curb rising hate speech and the irresponsible use of social media in Africa’s second most populous nation.

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african union headquarters

Sexual harassment widespread at African Union, inquiry says

The AU launched the investigation earlier this year after receiving complaints from more than three dozen female staffers.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 23, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 23, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 23, 2018.

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Ethiopian PM warns vigilante violence endangering rule of law.

Ethiopia PM, opposition to discuss electoral reforms

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed has called for discussions with registered opposition parties in the country, one day after he appointed a new elections board chairperson.

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Birtukan Mideksa and PM Abiy Ahmed.

Making Ethiopia’s Electoral Board Independent

There was good news from Ethiopia as former opposition leader, lawyer and judge Birtukan Midekssa was named head of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE).

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to supporters.

Democracy Comes to Ethiopia at Breakneck Speed

On a continent where true political reform often seems to be a mirage, Ethiopia is pursuing change at a breathtaking pace.

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Mr. Obang Metho’s Gondar University speech.

Mr. Obang Metho’s speech to the University of Gondar students

The freedom we now celebrate in Ethiopia under the leadership of Prime Minister Abiy is fragile. In fact, the hardest challenges may lie ahead.

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A New Era In Ethiopia.

A New Era In Ethiopia – Straight Talk Africa

Straight Talk Africa veteran journalist Shaka Ssali explores the challenges of major social and political reforms in Ethiopia that the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is undertaking.

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U.N. Agency Blasts Facebook

Facebook shuts 20 pages claiming to be Ethiopian broadcaster

A major Ethiopian broadcaster, Fana Broadcasting Corporate says Facebook has shut 20 pages that falsely used its name.

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Birtukan Mideksa sworn in as the head of Ethiopia's electoral board.

Ethiopian’s Birtukan Mideksa appointed election boss

Birtukan Mideksa, a former judge and opposition leader has been sworn in as the head of Ethiopia's electoral board.

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Obang Metho to be a guest lecturer in Gondar university.

Mr. Obang Metho will be a Guest Lecturer at The University of Gondar

Ethiopians face the very real challenge of bringing meaningful reforms to a country that has suffered much over the past decades; but yet, if we are not careful, we can recycle those same mistakes once again.

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The sexual escapades of John Debretsion are shocking and challenge one’s credulity.

The Huff and Puff of Shape Shifter, Slim Shady Debretsion Gebremichael in Ethiopia

One day Debretsion supports the changes and reforms undertaken by H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed, the next day he is dead set against them.

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TPLF leaders.

About Corruption and Thievery in Ethiopia

There is no simple remedy to end corruption and thievery in government in Ethiopia. The overwhelming opinion is that a cultural transformation must occur.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 21, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 21, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 21, 2018.

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Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi.

A Portrait of Courage: Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi

In a short time, Meeza showed the world what an exceptional public servant she is. By her stand, she also taught the top EPRDF brass that when principles are at stake, you can always resign.

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Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed.

The belly of the beast: contemporary elites’ smoke-and-mirror to undermine reform in Ethiopia

The self-serving elites only safe place to avoid accountability whatsoever became; ‘helping’ the poor, the oppressed, the disfranchised… compatriots in one form of another.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 20, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 20, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 20, 2018.

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Ethiopia after walking out of the recent peace conference with the ONLF

Ex-Ogaden rebels plan return to Ethiopia from base in Eritrea

The Ogaden National Liberation Front, ONLF, are set to return to Ethiopia on Wednesday, the Voice of America’s Somali service reported on Monday.

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What happened to Gen Kinfe et al is the tip of the ice berg.

The End of Thugtatorship and Rise of the Rule of Law in Ethiopia

Last week, TPLF thugs and others were being rounded up and lassoed like wild horses in California to be brought to the bar of justice.

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Cracks emerge in Ethiopian ruling coalition

Stick a Fork in it, EPRDF is dead as we know it

EPRDF (aka Woyane and its chorts) is a rotten to the bone organization, that has transformed itself from a liberation organization to an organized crime (mafia) group. 

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News (60 Minutes) November 19, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News (60 Minutes) November 19, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 19, 2018.

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Prominent Ethiopian human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi.

The women smashing Ethiopia’s glass ceiling

In two other moves, communications expert Billene Aster Seyoum has been appointed as the prime minister's press secretary, while former UN official Sahle-Work Zewde was elected by the male-dominated parliament as president.

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Ex-spy chief, Getachew Assefa.

Ethiopia issues arrest warrant for fugitive ex-spy chief over alleged human rights abuses

Ethiopia has issued an arrest warrant for fugitive ex-spy chief, Getachew Assefa over alleged human rights abuses, state media outlet Ethiopia News Agency reported on Friday.

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Developing Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

Reverse Ethiopia’s Institutional Void, and Hold TPLF Accountability

To his credit, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy has begun the boldest and most sweeping change ever. He has started arresting and holding party, federal and regional officials that bled Ethiopia.

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What happened to Gen Kinfe et al is the tip of the ice berg.

Confronting the past: Time Catches Up With “EPRDF Dictatorship and Mafia Group” in Ethiopia

Ethiopians know full well for years now this bunch had been on the take – often in cahoots with business leaders and others in their network. What happened to Gen Kinfe et al is the tip of the ice berg.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 15, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 15, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 15, 2018.

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Ethiopia arrested Yared Zerihun, former deputy intelligence chief..

Ethiopia arrests former deputy spy chief Yared Zerihun

Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces.

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ESAT’s letter to BBC.

ESAT’s letter to BBC Director-General Tony Hall

As a matter of fact, ESAT suspects that the reporter or reporters involved from BBC Ethiopia section might have an ulterior motive of tarnishing ESAT’s hard-won reputation.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 14, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 14, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 14, 2018.

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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

Eritrea sanctions lifted after nine years

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 13, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 13, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 13, 2018.

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Federal Police have arrested Kinfe Dagnew (B. Gen), former CEO of Metal & Engineering Corporation (MetEC), and Tekleberhan Woldearegay (Maj. Gen).

Ethiopia: Kinfe, Teklebrehan Under Arrest

The two high ranking military officers were the first to resign from their office following the appointment of Abiy Ahmed (PhD) as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister.

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EFFORT Conglomerate Monopoly in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Nationalize or Dismantle EFFORT!

The multi billions dollar business conglomerate EFFORT (Endowment Fund For Rehabilitation of Tigray) is an illegal mafia business organisation  which controls significant economic sector of Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia arrests 63 former officials, military personnel, suspected of rights abuses, corruption.

Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

The sweeping high-profile arrests carried out in recent days are a result of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's order for a months-long investigation into misdoings under the previous government.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 12, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 12, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 12, 2018.

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Prosecutor General of Ethiopia talks about gruesome and brutal torture techniques in Ethiopia.

Private prisons, gruesome and brutal torture techniques in Ethiopia

Prosecutor General of Ethiopia talks about gruesome and brutal torture techniques used by recently arrested former security officials against political prisoners, activists and journalists.

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A second person has died after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia.

Prosecutor General briefed media on grenade attack

Prosecutor General of Ethiopia briefed the media regarding Meskel Square grenade attack, recently arrested top security officials in suspect of the crime.

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Ethiopian martyrs

Ethiopia: Justice for the Victims of the Meles Massacres of 2005!

Every November since 2007, I have written annual memorial declarations and tributes in remembrance of the hundreds of innocent victims of the Meles Massacres of 2005.

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Ethiopia-Eritrea peace run.

Thousands join Ethiopia-Eritrea peace run

Thousands of Ethiopians and Eritreans took part in a 10-kilometre reconciliation run Sunday in Addis Ababa in the first joint sporting event since the former bitter foes launched a rapid diplomatic thaw in July.

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These peaceful protesters in Gambella.

GNUM congratulates new leadership in Gambella

The Gambella Nilotes United Movement (GNUM) congratulates the newly elected Governor, Mr. Omot Ojulu Obup, as the Head of Gambella State Regional and the Deputy Governor Mr. Thankey Jock.

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Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC).

Ethiopia: MetEC management, Security members detained

More than 40 former officials of the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC) and members of intelligence have been detained, The Reporter has learnt.

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ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 9, 2018.

ESAT Latest Ethiopian News November 9, 2018

Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) latest Ethiopian News from Addis Ababa, Amsterdam and Washington DC, November 9, 2018.

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Direct flights between Ethiopia and Somalia started after 41 years.

Ethiopian Airlines restarts Addis Ababa-Mogadishu flights after 41 years, as Ethiopia-Somalia ties further deepen

Ethiopia's flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) on Friday launched thrice weekly direct passenger flights between Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, after 41 years.

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