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TPLF regime eyes UN Security Council seat edging silent Kenya, while Seychelles is said to have ‘voluntarily relinquished’, a claim intriguing UN observers

8 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

I. Security Council seat, a lotto or blackmail?

The dawn of 2016 – more precisely the mid-afternoon of the New Year day – was not as smooth and easy for me like its start under Helsinki’s sunny morning with temperature -4 celsius. This change of mood got me after I read an unpleasant news from Addis Abeba on the ruling party’s media. If indeed the scenario, as reported by the nation’s foreign minister is true and correct, the TPLF has managed to seize the opportunity to make Ethiopia sole candidate for seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) during the 2017-2018 term in a mysterious horse trading with two other East African candidate nations.
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Inter-communal, inter-ethnic clashes on Ethio-Kenya border rage; Ethiopia’s foreign ministry finds their magnitude ‘a bit strange’, as Kenya’s media investigate

18 Feb

By Merga Yonas, The Reporter

The violence and the fighting over resources between the two pastoralist communities, Borena and Gabra in Moyale town at the Ethio-Kenya border has left dozens dead, while tens of thousands have been displaced in recent weeks.
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