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UN rights chief meets Ethiopia president, pledges help on reforms

APREWS - The United Nations Human Rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, concluded a visit to Ethiopia where she underscored her office’s preparedness to help the country to surmount its rights challenges.

“We have talked about Ethiopia’s challenges and also Ethiopia’s opportunities. I have recommended the president because you have the first female president …


Abiy's ODP vows to secure Ethiopia's rattled Oromia region

APRNEWS - The ruling party in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, Oromo Democratic Party, ODP, has vowed to halt deadly incidents that continue to plague the state.

Oromia, the largest and most populous regional state, has been the scene of incidents that have led to deaths – of security officials and civilians – as well as massive displacements.


Ethiopia's security forces wanted Oromos to kill Abiy: Attorney General

APRNEWS - Ethiopia’s attorney general on Monday made several damning revelations including the role played by security forces in planning an attempted assassination on prime minister Abiy Ahmed.

Abiy, who became premier in April and has since implemented a reformist agenda, survived a grenade attack at rally in the capital in June.



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