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Ethiopia: Nine federal police and security officials arrested after grenade attack targeting PM foiled

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 24, 2018) A grenade attack at a rally in Addis Ababa in support of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, was an assassination attempt against his life, according to witnesses and organizers of the rally. The attack left one person dead and over 155 injured. Nine people are in critical condition. A man dressed in ...

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Assassination of an Ethiopian activist in South Africa blamed on long arm of regime

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 23, 2018) A grisly assassination of an Ethiopian activist in South Africa has been called suspicious with Ethiopians in Johannesburg putting the blame squarely on operatives of the Ethiopian regime and Embassy staff. Gezahegn Gebremeskel, known in the community as Gezahegn Nebro, was shot and killed in a cold blooded murder on Saturday, sending ...

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