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TPLF Faction Depose Chief of Staff Samora Yunis

The TPLF house of cards is coming apart brick-by-brick

Careening towards implosion. Wracked by intense infighting and internal divisions, a faction of the troubled ruling TPLF regime led by Sebhat Nega decided to depose Chief of Staff General Samora Yunis for good.

BY ENGIDU WOLDIE | ESAT NEWS

A faction of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a regime ruling Ethiopia with an iron fist, has decided to depose Chief of Staff Samora Yunis, according to ESAT sources.

The faction led by Sebehat Nega that came out triumphant after a marathon of meetings and infighting within the TPLF has reportedly wanted Samora out and be replaced by one of the four-star generals recently promoted by the regime. Continue reading TPLF Faction Depose Chief of Staff Samora Yunis

Regionalism, Tribalism and its Negative Consequences

Eritreans believe in unity and are working hard in preserving it.

Nine but one. Only with UNITY that the Eritrean people can strive and thrive. (Photo: The nine tribes of Eritrea: Kunama, Tigrinya, Tigre, Afar, Rashaida, Saho, Bilen, Nara and Beja)

BY BRUH METSAE*

Professor PLO Lumumba recently gave a lecture to a group of Tanzanian students on the negative impact of regionalism and tribalism to a given society. On his speech which primarily focused on the adverse effects of tribalism on Africa, he applauded President Nierere’s of Tanzania for his tireless works in bringing his people of 120 ethnic groups together and “welded them into one nation”: The Tanzanians. Continue reading Regionalism, Tribalism and its Negative Consequences

Ethiopia: TPLF Worried About Tigray

As the 2015 general election started to cast its gloomy shadow over Ethiopia, the TPLF led government in Addis scrambled to secure support  from its base, Tigray region

By African Intelligence,

A DELEGATION of former leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF, dominant faction of the EPRDF coalition ruling in Addis Ababa) went on a brief visit to the Tigray Regional State two weeks ago, to feel the pulse of their party’s partisans in this region where criticism of federal government is on the rise.

This delegation consisted of the former foreign affairs minister and Seyoum Mesfin, the TPLF ideologue Abay Tsehaye and the former head of EFFORT (organisation of companies linked to the TPLF) Sebhat Nega, who were accompanied with the President of the Tigray Regional State, Abay WolduContinue reading Ethiopia: TPLF Worried About Tigray