Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has acknowledged widespread rumors and misinformation online and within local communities and urged people to think carefully when presented with information that could be ideologically driven, according to VOA.
"It is important that Ethiopians deal with this with a calm spirit, and when some information comes, take their time to analyze it, and think about it and verify it, after asking questions about where the information comes from," Abiy said.
Misinformation Swirls After Federal, Regional Forces Clash in Ethiopia
VOA, 13 August 2018
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that Ethiopia would remain a unified country, despite what he characterized as “a lot of people talking” about… Read more »
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
PM Abiy's Reform Efforts - the Past and the New Initiatives Should Be Integrated
Ethiopian Herald, 12 August 2018
The ongoing reforms of all rounded policies under the leadership of pm Abiy together with the past failure and achievements registered in the political and socioeconomic fronts… Read more »
What Went Wrong in Somali State? Scholars Reflect
The explosion of weapons and mass destruction in the Somali State of Ethiopia cannot be associated with ethnic and religious matters, rather is a veiled mission for posing threats… Read more »
Gedeo-Oromo Ethnic Clashes Continue Amid Political Reforms
Deutsche Welle, 11 August 2018
Tensions between the neighboring ethnic groups in Ethiopia have spiraled into a growing humanitarian crisis. Although the conflict is based on traditional grievances, sweeping… Read more »
The Ogaden National Liberation Front [ONLF] has expressed unhappiness to the ongoing transformation in the Ethiopian Somali regional state amid efforts to end the violence, as news ... Read more »
The deal means that the hostilities between the government and the front will end and it will be able to conduct its political activities in Ethiopia without opposition. The two ... Read more »
Abdi Mohamoud Omar has stepped down from his post and been replaced by the region's former finance minister Ahmed Abdi Mohamed after fighting broke out after an apparent rift ... Read more »
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