The long-term losers of the ongoing war between Addis Ababa and TPLF are the Tigrayan people: Their long cherished dream of one day gaining a complete self-rule was being dashed by their leaders’ antagonism with Addis Ababa and Eritrea.
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The decision by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to send the army to the Tigrayan region to crack down on criminals within the minority Tigray People’s Liberation Front is good news for the Horn and East African region, which suffered enormously as a result of this faction’s massacres, war with Eritrea and invasion of Somalia. TPLF agents used to hunt down their adversaries like animals in the streets of foreign countries, especially in Kenya and Somalia, where members from the Oromo Liberation Front and Ogaden National Liberation Front were murdered in cold blood. Continue reading PM Abiy’s War Against Tigray Rebels Good for Ethiopia and the Region
Ethiopia’s PM ordered the national defence forces to take appropriate measures against renegade TPLF in order to save and defend the country’s sovereignty.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed authorised the National Defense Forces to start a military response against the renegade Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a governing party in the Tigray region, after the group launched a surprise attack over the Northern Command from multiple fronts. Continue reading Ethiopian PM Authorizes Military Offensive After TPLF Attacked Army in Restive Tigray
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed has arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today for a two-day working visit. President Isaias Afwerki accorded warm welcome to the Prime Minister and his delegation on their arrival at Asmara’s International Airport. Continue reading Ethiopia, Eritrea Leaders Mark One Year Anniversary of Peace
“We certainly support the PM’s reform agenda … but we had no role to play in his election”
“I want to be perfectly clear that any claims of U.S. involvement in the selection process of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia are completely baseless.” – Nicholas Barnett, U.S. Embassy spokesman in Addis Ababa to VOA.
The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa on Tuesday allegations by a founding member of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) that the United States was involved in the appointment of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who took the helm of the ruling party on March 2018. rejected Continue reading U.S. Embassy Slams Alleged Role in PM Abiy’s Selection as ‘Baseless’
“We will hunt and bring them to justice as far as they are accused of committing crimes” – PM Abiy. (Photo: Reuters)
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his government is committed to bring individuals accused of committing crimes to justice.
“We will hunt and bring them to justice as far as they are accused of committing crimes,” the Prime Minister said in a statement issued today.
Continue reading Ethiopia PM: Individuals Accused of Committing Crimes to Face Justice