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  • Ethiopia Must Set Right Environment for Election, U.S. Says May 11, 2021
    [VOA] Washington -- The United States said it "strongly supports democratization in Ethiopia" as it nears a national election June 5, while noting a "free, fair, and credible election" can happen only with a conducive electoral environment.
  • 'A Lack of Food, Water, Sanitation and Blankets' in Shire May 11, 2021
    [Agenzia Fides] Shire -- Thousands of refugees from neighboring areas have fled the fury of the fighting in recent months. They gather in the city's state schools, where they are monitored and assisted by some international organizations, but are deprived of all basic necessities. "There is a lack of food, water, sanitation and blankets due […]
  • Kenya-Ethiopia Peace Meeting Stalls Due to Heavy Rains May 11, 2021
    [Nation] The planned security meeting between Kenya and Ethiopia over the fast-deteriorating relationship between Garre and Degodia clans in Mandera has been postponed.
  • Muslim Clerics Demand Accountability After Crackdown On Planned 'Grand Iftar' May 11, 2021
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- A Grand Iftar event organized by the Ethiopian-Muslim community of Addis Abeba, in collaboration with Halal Promotion Plc., was violently dispersed when security forces prevented thousands Muslims who descended on Meskel Square, a public space in the center of the city on May 9, 2021
  • Orthodox Church Holy Synod Distances Itself From Patriarch's Remarks On Tigray - Govt Media May 11, 2021
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Government media quoted the General Secretary of the Ethiopian Orthodox Twahdo Church Holy Synod and Archbishop of Sidama and Gedeo Dioceses, His Holiness Abune Yoseph, as saying that the remarks made by His Holiness Abune Mathias I, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC), were that of His Holiness' […]