Tag Archives: Oromo Democratic front

Ethiopia: Exiled opposition party returns home for further talks with govt

ESAT News (May 23, 2018) Leaders of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) have arrived in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to continue talks with the government. The Front announced a week ago that it had held talks with representatives of the Ethiopian government in an undisclosed location outside Ethiopia and that the two sides have agreed to continue the talks in ...

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Ethiopia: ODF begins separate talks with govt, PG7 decries talks

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (May 14, 2018) The Oromo Democratic Front (ODF), an Ethiopian opposition party based in the Diaspora, announced yesterday that it had begun talks with the government in Addis Ababa. Patriotic Ginbot 7 (PG7) decried talks saying political conditions in the country should be made suitable first. The ODF said in a statement on Sunday that ...

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Ethiopia: Opposition parties welcome new PM with grain of salt, demand he paves the way for transition

ESAT News (March 28, 2018) Ethiopian opposition groups abroad demanded that the soon to be appointed Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, prepare the country for transition, scrapping the state of emergency and releasing all political prisoners. Patriotic Ginbot 7, an armed opposition group quizzed if the election of Dr. Ahmed was the usual political plot by the TPLF or if ...

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