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Eritrea President Invited to Visit Ethiopia’s Amhara Region

President Isaias is due to return to Ethiopia for an official visit to the Amhara region
President Isaias is due to return to Ethiopia, this time, for an official visit to the Amhara region. Why the Amhara region? Let me guess: Eritrea was the only country to host and support the Amhara people’s struggle for freedom and democracy. It appears that the Amhara regional leaders, who are preparing to welcome the return of Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 (AG7) freedom fighters in a weeks time, would like the honor of his presence either in the celebration or in his honor to pay their utmost gratitude.

BY NIZAR MANEK | BLOOMBERG

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki will make his second trip to Ethiopia since the Horn of Africa nations declared peace in July, amid signs that Ethiopian rebels previously designated as terrorists will return home unarmed to participate in politics. Continue reading Eritrea President Invited to Visit Ethiopia’s Amhara Region

TPDM Chairman Mola Asegedom Defected to Sudan

By TesfaNews,

Mola Asghedom, Chairman of the Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) and Deputy Chairman of the newly formed coalition movement known as the United Front for the Salvation of Ethiopia through Democracy (ሃገር ኣድን ንቅናቄ) have reportedly escaped to Sudan through the border town of Hamdait with a handful of soldiers.

However, ESAT reports indicates that Mola Asghedom in fact defected to Ethiopia. The reason for his escape / defection is not yet known. According to ESAT sources, though, it could be resulted from major differences and disagreements that started to evolve in the process of forming the coalition with Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 for Unity and Democratic Movement (AGUDM), Afar People’s Liberation Movement (APLM), and the Amhara Democratic Force Movement (ADFM). Continue reading TPDM Chairman Mola Asegedom Defected to Sudan