Egypt, Ethiopia agree to overcome obstacles during Grand Renaissance Dam negotiations, FM PM Abiy Ahmed and President Sisi expected to meet in Sept on the sidelines of a China-Africa cooperation forum in Beijing.

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21 September 2018
Egypt, Ethiopia agree to overcome obstacles during Grand Renaissance Dam negotiations, FM PM Abiy Ahmed and President Sisi expected to meet in Sept on the sidelines of a China-Africa cooperation forum in Beijing.
Former Senator Judith Achieng Sijeny: My chief agent was abducted and thrown at the Mandera/Ethiopia border. Police have the records, but he was lucky not to die.
ONLF welcomes arrest of former Somali region president Abdi Mohamoud Omar as a "step in the right direction towards accountability and justice". Several other figures from Omar's admin were arrested following a raid at a hotel in Addis Ababa, witness.
Former president of the Somali region Abdi Mohamoud Omar taken to custody by Ethiopian security forces. Dramatic video shows Omar led away by security forces in Addis Ababa. Reports say he is being arrested on suspicion of inciting ethnic violence.3 week ago
Former president of the Somali region Abdi Mohamoud Omar taken to custody by Ethiopian security forces. Dramatic video shows Omar led away by security forces in Addis Ababa. Reports say he is being arrested on suspicion of inciting ethnic violence.
GERD might not see light: Ethiopian PM
PHOTO: Ethiopia's Somali State new regional president Mustafa Omer arrives in the administrative capital Jigjiga along with Kenyan opposition figure amd former Deputy Speaker @FarahMaalimM3 week ago
PHOTO: Ethiopia's Somali State new regional president Mustafa Omer arrives in the administrative capital Jigjiga along with Kenyan opposition figure amd former Deputy Speaker @FarahMaalimM
1 month ago
The number of people detained in Oromia has reached 170. This include 32 suspects engaged in land appropriations in east Oromia, including 2 former employees of the Adama municipality office who were fired for lack of discipline.
1 month ago
Gemfields' operation in Ethiopia under siege by armed groups "The 200-square-kilometre emerald exploration licence is owned by Web Gemstone Mining plc, an Ethiopian company in which Gemfields holds a 75 per cent interest."
1 month ago
Ethiopia: Eritrea President Isais Afwerki due to return to Ethiopia for 2nd time in 2 months, for an official visit to Amhara region
1 month ago
Security forces kill 37, wounded 44 in E. Hararghe, Oromia region - Ibsa Abdella, a nurse attending the wounded, told AS 4 of the wounded are members of the Oromia regional state police; 2, including one police, are in critical condition
Ten suspects including former Addis Ababa Police deputy commissioner, Girma Kassa, and other officers from the Federal Police detained for allegedly not effectively carrying out their duties have been allowed to be released on bail.
According to @addisu_arega, the driver of the car who was mob-lynched earlier today has died of his injuries. Addisu said law enforcement agents were working to arrest the perpetrators. A police officer in Shashemene city told AS at least seven suspects are detained
Ethiopia, UAE to build oil pipeline linking Eritrea's port city of Assab and Addis Ababa
Djiboutian plane started to evacuates its citizens from Diridawa in eastern Ethiopia -Somali region after killing of several Djibouti nationals by Oromo mobs for being Somalis.
1 month ago
Nearly 30 people died as a result of yesterday's violence in Jigjiga, capital of the Somali region of Ethiopia, regional officials tell @voasomali. Situation in the city is calm today but there has been no reported breakthrough in averting further disturbances.
1 month ago
Ethiopia: It's just before 10am Jigjiga time, reports say the city is largely quiet; Internet connection is down but phones are working.
1 month ago
Stand-off continues b/w Federal Ethiopian forces and the regional Liyu Police Forces. Regional forces have been conducting heavy patrols in/around HQs of the regional leader in Jigjiga. Situation is reportedly calm tonight but what will happen in the morning is anyone's guess.
Somali-Ethiopian leaders who have been meeting in Dire Dawa in past two days have urged residents in Jigjiga to stay calm, avoid violence and not to attack other ethnic communities. The leaders who are opponents of the regional president say they are en route to Jigjiga
Smoke bellowing from some parts of Jigjiga market, residents report attacks on some businesses and buildings belonging to some community members. It's not clear who is in charge of the city's Security at this time.1 month ago
Smoke bellowing from some parts of Jigjiga market, residents report attacks on some businesses and buildings belonging to some community members. It's not clear who is in charge of the city's Security at this time.
Angry protesters set church on fire in Jigjia,capital city of Somali region, the church is the one in the city. Image shows a black smoke rising above the scene. Somalia1 month ago
Angry protesters set church on fire in Jigjia,capital city of Somali region, the church is the one in the city. Image shows a black smoke rising above the scene. Somalia
Federal Ethiopian troops entered Jigjiga after reports emerged that members of the Somali regional parliament were planning on Saturday to invoke article 39 of the Ethiopian constitution which allows self-determination including secession.1 month ago
Federal Ethiopian troops entered Jigjiga after reports emerged that members of the Somali regional parliament were planning on Saturday to invoke article 39 of the Ethiopian constitution which allows self-determination including secession.
Jigjiga is looking a lot like a war zone. According to sources close to gobena, tension in the region have risen since the regional President, unofficially, started talking about seceding the region. Ethiopia1 month ago
Jigjiga is looking a lot like a war zone. According to sources close to gobena, tension in the region have risen since the regional President, unofficially, started talking about seceding the region. Ethiopia
Speaking live on Facebook, Speaker of the Somali regional parliament Mohamed Rashid Isaq confirms deployment of ENDF troops in Jigjiga, says they don't know the reason. The whereabouts of regional president Abdi Mohamoud Omar is unknown, officials say.1 month ago
Speaking live on Facebook, Speaker of the Somali regional parliament Mohamed Rashid Isaq confirms deployment of ENDF troops in Jigjiga, says they don't know the reason. The whereabouts of regional president Abdi Mohamoud Omar is unknown, officials say.
1 month ago
Federal Ethiopian forces have been "seized" me installations in Jigjiga following a dispute between the Somali regional president Abdi Mohamoud Omar and Federal Govt of Ethiopia, residents. Regional officials who spoke Facebook called the move by the army as "coup".
Ethiopian prosecutors to charge five over PM rally blast: Fana
General manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Simegnew Bekele, has been found dead this morning in his vehicle in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square, according to Ethiopian local news outlets
Ethiopian mega-dam manager found dead in his car: Fana news agency
US announces an additional $170 million in humanitarian assistance to support the people of Ethiopia, "many of whom left their homes because of escalating conflict or natural disaster, and who are facing severe food insecurity as a result," according to @USAID
A tripartite summit between UAE, Eritrea, Ethiopia gets underway in Abu Dhabi. Leaders of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed, President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan participating.
Ethiopia prime minister calls for multiparty democracy - chief of staff
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