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Ethiopia: Administrator says people in Tigray shouldn’t be concerned about movement of army in region

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 9, 2019) Vice administrator of Tigray in northern Ethiopia says people in the region should not feel unease about the movement of troops saying the army was just doing what is “legitimate” and “carrying out its responsibilities” as a national force. Debretsion Gebremichael was reacting to recent move by the people in Zalambessa and ...

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    ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromoo Roobii – Jan 09, 2019

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      ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Jan 09, 2019

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        Ethiopia: Army kill eight in Metema, over twenty injured

        by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 9, 2019) Government forces shot and killed eight people in Metema and injured over twenty others in a confrontation with locals who blocked the progress of vehicles belonging to the party conglomerate EFFORT. Residents of Genda Wuha and Qokit yesterday blocked vehicles belonging to Sur Construction alleging that the vehicles which belong to EFFORT, ...

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          171 arrested in western Ethiopia in connection with deadly violence, displacement

          by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 8, 2019) A command post set up to monitor security in western Ethiopia says 171 individuals have been arrested in connection with deadly violence and displacement in Benishangul and west Wellega. The report by the Ethiopian television said illegal weapons and cash have also been seized. About 100 suspects were arrested in the Oromo ...

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            ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Jan 08, 2019

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              Ethiopia: Residents of Shire in Tigray blocked movement of troops

              by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 8, 2019) Residents of the town of Shire in Tigray blocked movement of troops deployed to the area. It is the second time for the movement of the national army to be hindered in Tigray. Last week, the army faced a similar hindrance in Zalambessa town, where residents blocked a convoy of soldiers withdrawing ...

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                ESAT Addis Abeba Tigrigna News – Jan 08, 2019

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                  ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromoo Kibxata – Jan 08, 2019

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                    Ethiopia: West Guji declares ‘peace week’ in hopes of ending deadly violence

                    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 7, 2019) A ‘peace week’ has been declared in the troubled west Guji zone in southern Ethiopia in a bid to bring reconciliation and normalcy in a region beset by deadly violence in recent months. Over a dozen people were killed in the last two weeks while the violence has so far left at ...

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