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Ruling party holding secret talks with ONLF

Ethiopia’s government is holding secret negotiations with the Ogaden National Liberation Front, an outlawed separatist group, Ethiopia Observer learnt. As the ruling party’s internal vulnerabilities has increased due to home grown protests, the regime has made the secret approach for…
Ethiopian opposition leader walk free after amnesty

Leader of the Ethiopia’s opposition party has been released along with 22 other political prisoners. Merera Gudina, the chair of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) walked free this morning, more than a week after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn made the…
Ethiopia cuts foreign academics’ pay by 40 percent

Foreign academics at state universities in Ethiopia are responding with frustration and anger to a decision by the Ethiopian government to reduce their pay. According to the decision, which was issued without prior notice to state universities on December 2017,…