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Sudan denies Ethiopian accusations of supporting rebel forces

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan has denied Ethiopian accusations of supporting the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) which is fighting the Ethiopian army. “Sudan controls all of its internationally recognized territories and borders with neighboring Ethiopia, and has never, and will never, allow its use for any aggressions,” said Sudan’s …

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UN official pushes for prevention of sexual violence in northern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | A UN official on Tuesday urged the Ethiopian government to promptly sign onto an agreement with the world body to prevent conflict-related sexual violence. Pramila Patten, the UN secretary-general’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict, said extreme brutality and sexual violence have been hallmarks …

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Ethiopian govt urges US to stop spreading false information

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The Ethiopian government on Thursday urged the U.S. government and organizations to cease spreading false information regarding the country’s current situation. The Ethiopian government has warned the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa and organizations against their continued practice of spreading false information, state-television Ethiopian …

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The war in Ethiopia

America piles pressure on PM Abiy ETHIOPIA | THE INDEPENDENT | On Nov.05, most international news agencies carried one major story about developments in the war in Ethiopia. ‘Nine Ethiopian factions to form alliance against government,’ proclaimed the media agencies. Most listed only the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), a splinter …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: The war in Ethiopia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY The war in Ethiopia: America piles pressure on PM Abiy THE LAST WORD Uganda’s self-inflicted wounds: How our country has imposed draconian COVID-19 restrictions in spite of glaring evidence that they are not …

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UN chief says Ethiopia has no right to expel UN staff

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that Ethiopia has no right to expel UN staff and it is violating the international law in doing this. In his right of reply at the Security Council meeting on Ethiopia, the top UN official said that …

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Museveni: Africa needs new focus to progress

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has urged African political leaders and African people in general to shun the politics of identity that characterized most of the post-independence Africa. He noted that politic of identity that was mostly based on tribes and religions were counterproductive, diversionary …

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