Tag Archives: Epiphany

Ethiopia: Bishop thinks Woldia killings were premeditated

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 26, 2018) A deputy bishop for a diocese in Northern Ethiopia says he thinks the Epiphany day killings in Woldia town last week were premeditated.   The deputy bishop, Abun Ermias told Hara Tewahido, a religious website, that the office of the diocese has specifically informed the local authorities that security forces should not ...

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Ethiopia: Epiphany celebrations turn anti-TPLF protests

ESAT News (January 18, 2018) Residents of several towns who came out to escort the Ark of the Covenant and celebrate the eve of the annual Epiphany have chanted anti-TPLF slogans calling for the removal of the regime. In Gondar, Woldia, Nekempte and Ambo protesters ignored the presence of snipers and denounced the regime. Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany (Timkat ...

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