Daily Archives: November 8, 2020

Algeria Eyes Cross-Border Missions as Fear of Militant Spillover Grows

WASHINGTON – Algeria approved constitutional amendments on Sunday that experts call an ambitious move to answer public demands after months of protests and to safeguard its borders against violent extremism spillover from Libya and other troubled neighbors. Since its independence from France in 1962, the North

From Refugee to Representative, US Candidates Celebrate Election Victories

WASHINGTON/MINNESOTA – Oballa Oballa’s trek to Election Day was a long and improbable one. He grew up in the Gambella region of Ethiopia, where he witnessed mass killings that took the life of his uncle and hundreds of others. He survived

PM Abiy Congratulates US President-elect Bides, Vice President Harris

Addis Ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed congratulated the United States of America President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their historic White House victory. Abiy twitted that “my congratulations to US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President- elect

PM Abiy Appoints Six Gov’t Officials

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed six government officials today. Accordingly, the following are appointed at various capacities with the rank of Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Army Chief of Staff and Commissioner. Demeke Mekonnin, Deputy Prime Minister

Agegnehu Teshager Named as Head of Amhara Regional State

Addis Ababa,   Agegnehu Teshager, former chairman of the Amhara Prosperity Party, has been appointed head of the Amhara Regional State. His appointment as the Head of Amhara Regional State comes after his predecessor, Temesgen Tiruneh, assigned as Director-General for