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Ten killed when minibus hit grenade in western Ethiopia

ESAT News (December 19, 2018) Ten people were killed in western Ethiopia when a public minibus hit a grenade in a place locally known as Tongo Gore. The tragic incident happened near a refugee camp in an area bordering the Oromo and Benishangul Gumuz regions where dozens of people were killed in ethnic violence. The report by the Ethiopian Television ...

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Ethiopia: Govt spokesperson call on public to keep vigilant eye to thwart spoilers of peace

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 27, 2018) Ethiopia’s Minister for Communications Affairs urge the public to keep vigilant eye to thwart similar attacks to Saturday’s foiled attempt to assassinate the Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed. The Minister, who is also the government spokesperson, told reporters yesterday that there are groups who wish to create havoc in an attempt to impede ...

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UPDATE: Bomb explosion kill one and injure 165

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 23, 2008) One person was killed and 165 people were injured in Addis Ababa when a grenade was thrown at a crowd near a stage where Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other dignitaries were sitting to address a rally that was held in support of the new Premier. According to a statement by ...

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