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Ethiopia parliament speaker says TPLF ‘disrespect’ made him quit

15 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by AFP
 

“I resigned because my peoples and party were disrespected,” he said. “However, I will struggle to bring the necessary respect and do the best I can for Oromo people to gain their rights.”

The speaker of Ethiopia’s lower house of parliament, who resigned last week, said Saturday that he quit because of “disrespect” of his ethnic group.

Abadula Gemeda, a member of the Oromos, the country’s largest ethnic group, announced last Sunday that he was stepping down after seven years as speaker of the House of People’s Representatives.
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Ethiopia devalues currency, raises interest rates

12 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Addis Fortune
 
In the midst of a Forex currency crisis, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has devalued Birr by 15pc and raised the interest rate by two percentage points to seven percent. The devaluation pegs the Ethiopian Birr at 26.91 to the dollar, up from 23.40 Br on the official market. It will be effective from tomorrow, October 11, 2017.
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የህወሓት አባላት ህወሓትና የትግራይ ወጣቶች፡ ሆድና ጀርባ?

11 Oct

ሕወሃት፡ አልሞትኩም ብዬ ዋሻለሁ! ከህወሓት 12ኛ ጉባኤ ላይ የተወሰደ ፎቶ (Girmay Gebru)

 
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by BBC አማርኛ
 
ከሰባት ቀናት በኋላ ሰኞ አመሻሹ ላይ መግለጫ የሰጠው ማዕከላዊ ኮሚቴው፤ በጥልቀት መታደሱን፣ የህዝብ ጥያቄ እየመለሰ መሆኑንና ከሌሎች አጋር ድርጅቶች ጋር የነበረውን ግንኙነት ማሻሻሉን በድል አድራጊነት ይገልፃል።

የፓርቲው ልሳን በሆነው ወይን መፅሔት፤ ሐምሌ-ነሐሴ በወጣው እትም ላይ “ከአሁን በኋላ ፓርቲያችንን ከአደጋ ለመታደግ ሰፊ ጊዜና ዕድል የለንም” በማለት ፓርቲው አብዮታዊ መገለጫዎቹን ሊያጣ እንደሚችልና የትግራይ ህዝብ በተለይም ደግሞ ወጣቱ ተስፋ ሊቆርጥበት እንደሚችል ስጋቱን ገልፆ ነበር።
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“የዘር ፖለቲካ ከድጡ ወደማጡ” – የኢትዮጵያ ሕዝባዊ አብዮታዊ ፓርቲ (ኢሕአፓ) ወቅታዊ መግለጫ

10 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
የህወሓት/ኢህአዴግ የዘር ፖለቲካ በአገራችን ያደረሰውን መጠነ-ሰፊ ጥፋት እኛም ሌሎች ድርጅቶችና ዜጎችም በስፋት በመተቸት ፖሊሲው በአስቸኳይ እንዲቆምና የመቻቻልና የዴሞክራሲያዊ አንድነት ፖለቲካ እንዲተገበር ደጋግመን ጥሪ አድርገናል። እብሪተኝነትና ማንአህሎኝነት የተጠናወተው የህወሓት አገዛዝ በጎሰኝነት ሥነልቦናው ታውሮ ጊዜያዊ ጥንካሬው በቋሚነት የሚኖር መስሎት፣ ከትውልድ ወደ ትውልድ የሚተላለፍ የብሄር ክፍፍል መርዝ በመርጨቱ እነሆ በችግር ላይ ችግር እየፈጠረ አገራችንን ከአደጋ አፋፍ ላይ አድርሷታል።
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Ethiopia devalues currency by 15% in competitiveness bid

10 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by AFP
 
Income from Ethiopia’s top products, including coffee, has dropped in recent years because of low global commodities prices

Ethiopia will devalue its currency by 15 percent in a bid to boost demand for its major exports, a state-run media outlet reported Tuesday.
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ሪፓርተር: አቶ አባዱላ ገመዳ የሥራ መልቀቂያ ማስገባታቸውን አስመልክቶ የሰጡት ሙሉ መግለጫ

9 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
ባለፉት ሁለት ቀናት በተለይ በማህበራዊ ድረ ገጾችና በተለያዩ ሚዲያዎች የመልቀቂያ ጥያቄዬን የሚመለከቱ ዜናዎች ሲወጡ ተስተውለዋል፡፡ ይህንን በሚመለከት እስካሁን ያለውን ሁኔታ በአጭሩ መግለጽ ስላስፈለገ ነው፡፡

የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት አባል ሆኜ ተመርጫለሁ፡፡ የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት አፈ ጉባዔ በመሆንም እያገለገልኩና ሳገለግልም ቆይቻለሁ፡፡ አሁን በደረስኩበት ደረጃ በዚህ ኃላፊነት ለመቀጠል የማያስችሉኝ ሁኔታዎች ስላሉና ፍላጎቱም ስለሌለኝ ለመልቀቅ ድርጅቴንና የሕዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤትን ጠይቄያለሁ፡፡
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TPLF-led Ethiopia’s ‘federal gov’t’ comfortably watching as ESRS leader does its bidding to stock further inter-ethnic conflict

5 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
A poisonous story is circulating on Facebook in the form of a statement from Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State (ESRS).

This provocative statement pretends to be outcome of a “consultation” with the region’s elders and leaders.
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Ethiopia must let Somalia determine its own fate

1 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Jamal Osman*
 
Somalia will not be able to assert itself and prosper until Ethiopia stops meddling in its affairs. Western nations also need to reevaluate their support of the Ethiopian regime if they ever want to see peace in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopia has long been a thorn in the side of Somalia, a troublesome neighbour, and an obstacle to regional peace.
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