Opposition and proxy opposition split in the ongoing negotiation

Opposition and proxy opposition split in the ongoing negotiation

March 30,2017 Deadlock over the question of third party mediator for the proposed negotiation between government and opposition party ended up in split. Parties like Kinjit,the left over of once powerful coalition that won the 2005 election – now appropriated as proxy opposition, and nine other parties agreed with the ruling party’s proposition,instruction rather, that […]

Opposition threatens to discontinue”negotiation”with government

Opposition threatens to discontinue”negotiation”with government

Opposition wants a third party borkena, Ethiopian News March 22,2017 Months after talks of possible “negotiation” between the ruling party, theoretically a coalition of four ethnic based parties but three of them are a creation of the dominant TPLF party, and opposition parties, it is now public that the process is started. On the opposition […]

Ethiopia : AEUP on “government in depth revival” rhetoric [Audio]

Ethiopia : AEUP on “government in depth revival” rhetoric  [Audio]

January 11,2017 Audio Credit : VOA Amharic Voice of America Amharic service spoke to Adane Tilahun, Chariman of All Ethiopian Unity Party, one of the leading opposition parties in Ethiopia, regarding government rhetoric on what it calls “in-depth revival” The party does not seem to have much expectation from government rhetoric. They are of the […]

Ethiopia targets opposition who met with European lawmakers (AP)

Ethiopia targets opposition who met with European lawmakers (AP)

AP January 9,2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia said Monday it will not release a leading opposition figure detained under the country’s state of emergency after meeting with European lawmakers in Belgium. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told reporters that Merara Gudina of the Oromo Federalist Congress party instead will face justice. “Individuals in the […]

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