Tag Archives: ESAT

Over 50 killed in clashes in eastern Ethiopia

ESAT News (September 1, 2017) Over 50 people were reportedly killed in Meiso, Harar in clashes between the Somali region special police and Oromos residing on the border with the Somali region. The Oromos accuse that the Somali regional government had sent the Liyou (Special) police force in the areas bordering the two side to forcefully crush a dispute between ...

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Ethiopia to transfer administrations of disputed territories bordering Sudan

ESAT News (August 29, 2017) The Ethiopian regime is to transfer the administration of disputed areas to the Sudan for a period of ten years, according to sources with access to documents and maps of the disputed areas that locals claim were historically in Gondar. The new development came after Ethiopia’s Prime Minister paid a visit to the Sudan last ...

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Ethiopia: Illegal toxic dumping increases infant mortality: study says

ESAT News (August 28, 2017) The illegal dumping of toxic along Ethiopia’s road construction routes is resulting in higher rates of child mortality and increased rates of diseases associated with exposure to toxins, according to early research by economists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Trinity College Dublin (TCD). The researchers were able to link increased rates of ...

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Ethiopia: Travel ban imposed on high level officials: ESAT sources

ESAT News (August 15, 2017) A travel ban has been imposed on high level TPLF officials, family members and accomplices suspected of embezzlement as part of the ongoing campaign against corruption in Ethiopia which critics say has so far targeted small-time scoundrels and left top TPLF officials who are widely accused of pocketing millions of dollars untouchable. ESAT has obtained ...

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Amb. Girma Birru may not return home due to allegations of corruption: sources

ESAT News (August 14, 2017) Ethiopia called five ambassadors but its special envoy, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the United States, Girma Birru may not return home at a time when the regime is cracking down on corruption and arresting officials suspected of high level embezzlement, according to ESAT’s sources who allege that the ambassador has a stake in a ...

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ESAT 7th year anniversary, Hyatt Place, San Jose

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ESAT EthioScope Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas 04 April 2017

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Ethiopia: one killed, 18 injured in a grenade attack in Gondar

  ESAT News (January 11, 2017) Police said one person was killed and 18 others wounded after a grenade was thrown on Tuesday into the Entasol Hotel in Gondar town. Eyewitnesses say the deceased was a student at the University of Gondar. Police put the number of injured at 18 but witnesses told ESAT the victims were 2 wait staff ...

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Ethiopia: MP calls EU to end complicity with a brutal regime

ESAT News (December 15, 2016) A member of the European Parliament called for the European Union to end its complicity with the Ethiopian regime that kills peaceful protesters and jails journalists and political opponents. Ana Maria Gomes made an impassioned plea to members of the European Union to end their silence over the crimes perpetrated by the regime. Mrs. Gomes ...

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ESAT Radio Hule Addis Sun Nov 27 2016

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