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Ethiopia: The West’s Futile Attempt To Save A Crumbling Regime

1 Mar

Posted byThe Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Serawr Information & Research Center
 
The current ruling regime in Ethiopia is crumbling due to the massive popular protests, which have gripped the country for the last three years. In the last decade the world has witnessed public uprisings bringing governments down. What makes this more unique is that the Western governments have been heavily protecting this regime through significant financial and political supports to remain in power.
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Unknown assailants attack a bus in Gambella, Ethiopia, and kill five

30 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

ESAT News (December 29, 2016) Unknown assailants attacked a bus carrying 40 passengers outside the town of Gambella, western Ethiopia, killing five passengers.

The attackers have reportedly shot at the fuel tank of the bus that resulted in the deadly fire. State media reported that the attack took place 60 kilometers outside the town of Gambella.

Police said nine passengers sustained injuries ranging from light to serious. The attackers had fled the scene and no party took responsibility for the attack, according to police.

The injured are being treated at the Gambella Hospital.

Similar occurrence took place on March 14, 2012, when gunmen attacked a public bus and caused 19 deaths of 19 male passengers and abduction of five women, 20km (12 miles) from the regional capital in western Ethiopia.
 

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