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Debretsion G/Michael Makes First Appearance in Addis Ababa after Years of war

Debretsion G/Michael Makes First Appearance in Addis Ababa after Years of war

Former Tigray region president, Debretsion Gebremichael, who’re president of the region during the outbreak of war in northern Ethiopia on November 24, 2019, has emerged in Addis Ababa after a four-year absence. During his tenure, he was also responsible for the Tigray special police, which engaged in hostilities against the Northern Command of the National Defense Army, precipitating Ethiopia's descent into conflict. The war, which resulted in the loss of over one million Ethiopian lives and the destruction of property estimated at $28 billion, was halted following the signing of a peace agreement in Pretoria, South Africa, brokered by the…
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Tigray Region suspends more than 200 policemen

Tigray Region suspends more than 200 policemen

Tigray interim administration Police commission suspended more than 200 police officers due to collaboration with enemies. Some policemen told Ethio Negari that, the new administration said to them that, you're receiving salaries from the Prosperity Party and that they did not join the armed struggle. These complainants told us that the former members of the Tigray police, who had been assigned to different areas of Tigray for 30 years, were deprived of their jobs and salaries. According to the police, when ENDF took control of Tigray in 2019, they said that you worked together with the interim administration and received…
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Ethiopia lost $28 billion due to war in the north

Ethiopia lost $28 billion due to war in the north

The government has announced that the war in northern Ethiopia has caused more than 1.5 trillion birr in damages and losses. The Ministry of Finance has announced that, the war that has been going on for two years in the northern areas of Ethiopia, especially in the Tigray region, and in some other areas, damages and losses estimated at more than 1.5 trillion birr (28 billion USD) have been caused to the country. Presenting the Ministry of Finance's nine-month performance report to the House of Representatives, Minister Ahmed Shede said that, his institution had conducted a Damage and Needs Assessment…
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Tension raises between Special Forces and federal security forces in Amhara region

Tension raises between Special Forces and federal security forces in Amhara region

According to the Amhara national movement, the federal securities started the movement to disarm Amhara Special Forces. Due to this, there is high tension between the special forces of the region and federal security institutions. The party stated that the government's decision to disarm the region's special force without adequate preparation, discussion, mutual understanding, and trust, and the way it is going to implement the decision, is irresponsible. The party reminded the Federal Government and the Amhara National Regional Government that the issue is not limited to the Amhara region, but it is a dangerous approach that will create great…
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Tigray appoints two former military leaders as vice president

Tigray appoints two former military leaders as vice president

In the newly established interim administration of the Tigray region, Lt. Gen. Tadese werede and General Tsadqan Gebretensaie was appointed as the vice president of the Tigray region. The new interim administration of Tigray region led by Mr.Getachew Reda announced the 27-members cabinet. In the new cabinet, Lt. Gen. Tadese Werede was appointed as the Vice President of the region and head of the Peace and Security Cabinet Secretariat, while Lt. Gen. Tsadqan became the head of the Decentralization and Democratization Cabinet Secretariat with the title of Vice President. When the appointment was announced in Mekele City, the former cabinet…
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Tigray set to receives its budget from Federal Government

Tigray set to receives its budget from Federal Government

The Federal government of Ethiopia announced that, sending budget subsidies to the Tigray region will start soon State Minister of Finance, Dr. Ayob Tekalin, said that the federal government will begin releasing budget subsidies to Tigray region from next week. The budget to be released to the region will be sent in monthly installments as it is done for other regions. Tigray's interim administration president Mr. Getachew Reda said a few days ago that, the federal government has reached an agreement to transfer the budget to Tigray. Mr Getachew, who was appointed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as the head…
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Government terminate charges against TPLF Leaders

Government terminate charges against TPLF Leaders

In a statement issued by the Ministry of Justice, said that according to the peace agreement signed between the federal government and the People's Liberation Army of Tigray (TPLF) it has been agreed that crimes related to the conflict should be considered in the framework of transitional justice, taking into account the international experience. Therefore, the Ministry has announced that the prosecution of the civil and military leaders of TPLF, who were accused of crimes, has been dropped. The case of the defendants whose case was dismissed will be dealt with in the framework of transitional justice. The Ministry stated…
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Government prohibits former national defense army general from foreign travel

Government prohibits former national defense army general from foreign travel

Government prohibits former national defense army general from foreign travel Brigadier General Tefera Mamo served in various military positions under the National Defense before his retirement due to political problems with the former regime. Following TPLF’s attack on National Defense Army’s Northern Command in Tigray, back to his military service to lead the Amhara Special Forces in 2020. Brigadier General Tefera was successful in counter-attacking with the Amhara special forces when the TPLF launched an attack to control Addis Ababa. After the war leadership, currently living in Addis Ababa and is currently in a hospital. The medical team referred him…
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Ethiopian political parties rejects TPLF’s de list from terrorist organization

Ethiopian political parties rejects TPLF’s de list from terrorist organization

The war in northern Ethiopia started after the Tigray People's liberation front (TPLF) launched an attack on the Northern Command of National Defense in Tigray region. The two-years war has killed more than 800,000 people and destroyed property worth more than 20 billion dollars. The federal government and TPLF was signed in South Africa last November under the auspices of the African Union. Following this agreement, the war has stopped and an interim government is being established in Tigray region. In May 2021, the House of People's Representatives classified the TPLF as a terrorist organization Last week, this legislative assembly…
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Ethiopia revokes TPLF from terrorist List

Ethiopia revokes TPLF from terrorist List

Ethiopia named TPLF as terrorist organization on May, 2021. The House of People's Representatives passed a majority vote to unlist the People's Liberation Army of Tigray (TPLF) from the terrorist organization. In a special meeting held today, the council unanimously approved the proposal to revoke TPLF from the list of terrorists. The signing of a peace agreement between the Ethiopian government and the TPLF in Pretoria, South Africa on November 2, 2022, in order to provide a peaceful solution to the war in the north. According to the signed peace agreement, works have been carried out by the federal government…
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