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Local forces kill at least ten in Tepi as communal violence continues

ESAT News (February 1, 2019) Reports reaching ESAT say at least 10 people were killed by local special forces in Tepi, southern Ethiopia as ethnic tensions turned deadly in the last few days. Two people were seriously injured. The national army has been dispatched to Tepi to stop clashes between the Sheka and residents of Tepi, who are mix of ...

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    Ethiopia: Premier says govt doing its part in building democracy, expects opposition to do same

    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 1, 2019) Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said today that his government is doing its part in building democracy and will continue to do so. “In building democracy, the government has a big role to play. And it is doing its share in this regard,” the premier said responding to questions at the Ethiopian parliament ...

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      Ethiopia: Five killed in Tepi in communal clashes

      ESAT News (January 31, 2019) Clashes between residents of Tepi and the Sheka ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia resulted the loss of five lives. Residents of Tepi town, who said they have been attacked by the Sheka, blocked roads with burning tyres and rocks, triggering further clashes with security forces. Residents who spoke to ESAT from Tepi called on federal ...

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        Ethiopia: Curfew imposed in Jigjiga as high court charges Abdi Illey et al.

        by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 31, 2019) The Federal high court in Addis Ababa brought formal charges against the former president of the Somali regional state and 46 other regional officials accusing them of planning and financing deadly violence in the region. The charge brought against the former president, Abdi Mohamoud Omar, a.k.a. Abdi Alley and the 46 former ...

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          ESAT Addis Abeba Amharic News – Jan 31, 2019

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            ESAT Addis Abeba Tigrigna News – Jan 31, 2019

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              ESAT Oduu Afaan Oromo Kamisa – Jan 31, 2019

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                Ethiopian Air Force kill 35 al-Shabaab fighters

                ESAT News (January 30, 2019) The Ethiopian National Defence Force said its air force has killed 35 al-Shabaab fighters last week in Bur Heybe, 75 kilometers east of Baidoa, the capital of the southwest region. In a statement sent to state media, the ENDF said the helicopter attack lasted for 44 minutes and also killed two key leaders of the ...

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                  ESAT Special : “ኑ ኢትዮጵያዊነትን እናወድስ” ለአርበኞች ግንቦት 7 ገቢ ማሰባሰቢያ የሙዚቃ ድግስ በአዲስ አበባ ጥር 12, 2011 ዓ.ም

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                    130 feared drowned off coast of Djibouti – IOM

                    by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 30, 2019) The remains of 30 bodies have so far been recovered after two boats carrying 130 African migrants capsized off the coast of Djibouti on Tuesday. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the tragic accident happened off Godoria, a locality in the Obock region of northeast Djibouti. The IOM quoted witnesses as ...

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