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PM Abiy Reaches ‘Tentative Deal’ with Soldiers Demanding Pay Rise

Soldiers demand pay rise and reform in the military
A wake up call? Ethiopian State Television ETV reported that the hundreds of soldiers that marched to the State Palace to demand a pay rise and reform within the military have reached a tentative agreement with the Prime Minister.

BY TESFANEWS

Ethiopian State Television ETV reported that the hundreds of soldiers that marched to the State Palace in Addis Ababa today to demand a pay rise and reform within the military, have reached a tentative agreement with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Continue reading PM Abiy Reaches ‘Tentative Deal’ with Soldiers Demanding Pay Rise

USA’s “Soft” Coup in Ethiopia

“He that troubleth his own house [and his neighbor] shall inherit the wind.” In the end, the minority-led TPLF regime inherits the wind of a firestorm and gone!
BY THOMAS C MOUNTAIN

The USA has launched a “Soft Coup” in Ethiopia in an attempt to relieve growing revolutionary pressure from the Ethiopian people after three years of failed martial law rule.

These past three years had seen brutal repression with thousands killed and tens of thousands thrown into regime dungeons with no end in sight. Continue reading USA’s “Soft” Coup in Ethiopia

Yemen’s President, PM and Cabinet Resign

POWER VACUUM. It remains unclear who really controls Yemen right now as the President, PM and the government resigned in a standoff with the powerful Iran-backed Shia movement known as the Houthi

By Agencies,

YEMEN President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has submitted his resignation amid a standoff with Houthi rebels that has seen him surrounded in his own residence, Reuters reports citing a government source.

Hadi stepped down just after Prime Minister Khaled Baha had offered his government’s resignation saying it did not want to be dragged into “an unconstructive political maze.” Continue reading Yemen’s President, PM and Cabinet Resign

Houthi Rebels Controlled State News Agency and TV Station in a “Move Towards a Coup”

Security in Sana’a continues to unravel with street battles and rebels besieging presidential palace, as fears of coup grow. (Photo: A military vehicle belonging to Shia Houthi fighters is positioned on a street leading to the presidential palace during clashes in Sana’a)

By The Guardian,

SHIA rebels seized Yemen’s state news agency and television station on Monday, as street battles raged between rebels and government forces in what officials described as a “move towards a coup”.

Security in the capital, Sana’a, quickly unravelled on Monday morning, with the rebels, known as Houthis, besieging the presidential palace and all foreign embassies closed. A tentative ceasefire was in place by evening. Continue reading Houthi Rebels Controlled State News Agency and TV Station in a “Move Towards a Coup”

Government Media Strategy Needs Reform too

The culture of “We don’t have time to reply for every lies” has to stop as the damage those lies  entails on the country, the people and on the Government is getting beyond Repair.

By Sam B.,

Now that the tempest in a teacup, the imaginary coup d’état, that was perpetrated over the internet by crackpot “journalist” with little respect for facts or context, is over, we as Eritreans have to reflect, yet once again, over the fact that we are being held hostage by western propaganda machines that masquerade as news agencies.

As Eritreans we have to recognize the fact that our media delivery system has for all practical intents and purposes failed. This fact was effectively once again demonstrably clear today. None of what are called “our” media outlet, or websites with sufficient reach, had anything to say on the events unfolding back home or the lies spread through the internet. All the narrative was set for us by the enemy propaganda machine. Continue reading Government Media Strategy Needs Reform too