19 September 2021
Ethiopian police announce that explosions rocked the capital, Addis Ababa, during protests, resulting in deaths and injuries
The arrested persons kidnapped the body of the Ethiopian artist during his burial and placed him in the headquarters of the ruling party to protest his killing
Addis Ababa Police Commissioner: Several people were killed and injured in three explosions in the capital during protests
Ethiopia: 8 killed in Protests in Adama, 80 wounded, after the murder of the prominent singer in Addis Ababa (Pic from capital)
OMN reported that security forces detained @Jawar_Mohammed & opposition politician BekeleGerba & taken them to "unknown location." OMN also said some of its own journalists were detained together. Earlier it said the police have taken control of its Addis Abeba office
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In the hours that followed, protests spread through various parts of Oromia prompting the state controlled @ethiotelecom to shut down the internet & telephone networks in most parts of the country. The Internet is partially restored in some areas
In Harar, the capital of Harari regional state, protesters have toppled down an equestrian statue of Ras Makonnen (1852-1906), who was the father of Emperor Haile Selassie I, & was the first governor of the city of Harar.1 year ago
In Harar, the capital of Harari regional state, protesters have toppled down an equestrian statue of Ras Makonnen (1852-1906), who was the father of Emperor Haile Selassie I, & was the first governor of the city of Harar.
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Ethiopia: At least seven people killed in Adama, Chiro as protests engulf Oromia following the killing of prominent Oromo artist Sporadic information & pictures filtering through network blockades show youth protest in several cities
The shooting of popular Oromo musician Hachalu Hundessa has has hit a nerve. "The heartache and the uproar will rock the country," says @ZekuZelalem
Jawar Mohammed arrested, Oromo Media Network shut down - Oromo activists, VPN comms.
Federal police arrested journalists of Ethiopia based Oromo Media Network, OMN. The Media indicated on its fb page that the police arrested all journalists from their work place in Addis Ababa
Oromia Media Network is reporting that their studio in the capital is raided by the federal police and their employees are being detained. Ethiopia
Ethiopia has blocked internet access after protests broke out in response to the murder of popular singer and Oromo rights activist Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead last night in Addis Ababa
Internet shutdown in Ethiopia as seen from @Cloudflare's network. Times are UTC
Ethiopia envoy to the United Nations: We do not believe that the issue of the Renaissance Dam has a legitimate place in the Security Council today
Sudan's envoy to the United Nations: We call on Ethiopia not to fill the Renaissance Dam before a satisfactory agreement is reached for the three countries
Sudan: Ethiopia must address any negative impacts of the Renaissance Dam
U.S. envoy to the United Nations: The negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan during the past months confirm the possibility of reaching an agreement on the Renaissance Dam
Egypt announces agreement with Ethiopia and Sudan on "Nile Dam" Topic
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will agree a deal to fill the giant Nile dam in 2 to 3 weeks: Ethiopia's water minister
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Egyptian Presidency: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi stressed during the African mini-summit on Egypt's openness in order to reach a fair and balanced agreement on the Renaissance Dam
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Prime Minister of Sudan: We are authentic parties to the negotiations for the Renaissance Dam, and we stress the need to reach an agreement that preserves the interests of Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia
The French presidency of the Security Council sets an open session next Monday to discuss the issue of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
The Egyptian President reaffirms the principles of the Egyptian position in the issue of the Renaissance Dam, in view of the existential issue of the Nile waters, the existential issue of the people of Egypt
Ethiopian Prime Minister: The transitional government has made tangible progress in Sudan, and it still has many challenges
The Sudanese Foreign Ministry: the border clashes between Sudan and Ethiopia have nothing to do with the Renaissance Dam
Sudanese Minister of Irrigation: Returning to negotiations on the Renaissance Dam requires political will
Sudan is in the process of submitting a memorandum to the Security Council regarding the Renaissance Dam, and it is required to sign an agreement before starting filling the dam
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A Sudanese soldier was killed and 4 others were wounded in a new attack by Ethiopian forces on the border between the two countries
The Sudanese Foreign Ministry calls for the continuation of the constructive negotiation process on the Renaissance Dam and avoiding escalation
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