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Ethiopian troops decamp posts at Eritrea border

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (second from left) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (third from left) celebrate New Year on September 11, 2018 with soldiers at the border by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (December 14, 2018) Ethiopia says it has moved troops away from the border with Eritrea saying there is no more threat from the former foe, five months ...

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    ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Dec 13, 2018

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      Ethiopia: MPs visit notorious jail

      by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (December 13, 2018) Members of the Ethiopian parliament paid a visit to the now closed Ma’ekelawi, an infamous jail in the capital Addis Ababa where political prisoners have been tortured. After international outcry over torture and abuse of prisoners at the jail, which also doubled as the “central investigation bureau,” the government announced in April ...

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        Eritrean president pays first visit to Somalia

        by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (December 13, 2018) One month after the United Nations lifted a nine year old sanction on Eritrea over an alleged support to Al-Shabba, its president, Isaias Afwerki paid the first visit to Somalia amid a high speed thawing of relations among countries in the region. The countries in the Horn of Africa have seen fast ...

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          ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromoo Kamisa – Dec 13, 2018

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            ESAT Addis Abeba Tigrigna News – Dec 13, 2018

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              ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromoo Roobii – Dec 12, 2018

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                ESAT Addis Abeba Tigrigna News – Dec 12, 2018

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                  ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Dec 12, 2018

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                    USAID suspends food aid in Southern Ethiopia

                    ESAT News (December 12, 2018) The United States Aid for International Development (USAID) says it had to suspend its food aid program in Southern Ethiopia due to ethnic violence in the area. USAID Ethiopia director, Leslie Reeds told the Ethiopian Television that the suspension will affect 140,000 recipients of food aid in Kercha, Bule Hora and Gelana areas. Last week, ...

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