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Months of popular protests are rattling the fragile Ethiopian federation, The Economist

23 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

AN OUTBREAK of public protest unprecedented in its duration and spread since the ruling party took power in Ethiopia in 1991 is stirring a rare cocktail of discontent. Demonstrations started in November mainly by members of the Oromo ethnic group, which accounts for about a third of Ethiopia’s 97m-plus people, have refused to die down. Indeed, they have spread. The government has dropped its plan, the original cause of the hubbub, to expand the city limits of Addis Ababa, the capital, into Oromia, the largest of the federal republic’s subdivisions of nine regional states and two city-states. But the protests have billowed into a much wider expression of outrage. People are complaining about land ownership, corruption, political repression and poverty. Such feelings go beyond just one ethnic group.
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የፌደራል ውሃ ሥራዎች ኮንስትራክሽን ድርጅት፣ የኢትዮጵያ መንገዶች ባለሥልጣንና የክልል ውሃ ሥራዎች ኮንስትራክሽን ድርጅቶች በብቃት ዕጦትና ሙስና ማስጠንቀቂያ ተሰጣቸው

12 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

“ማኘክ ከሚችሉት በላይ የጎረሱ ስላሉ ጀርባቸውን በመምታት ማስወጣት ይገባል”

ለሦስት ቀናት በመላ አገሪቱ የኮንስትራክሽን ዘርፍ ላይ የተሰማሩ ከአራት ሺሕ በላይ ድርጅቶችና ባለሙያዎች በተሳተፉበት ኮንፈረንስ፣ ከተሳታፊዎች ለቀረቡላቸው ጥያቄዎች ምላሽ የሰጡት ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃይለ ማርያም ደሳለኝ፣ በሦስት የመንግሥት ድርጅቶች ላይ ፍተሻ እንደሚደረግ አስጠነቀቁ፡፡
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