Abiy Ahmed

Facebook Deletes Ethiopia PM’s Post That Urged Citizens To ‘Bury’ Rebels

Facebook Deletes Ethiopia PM’s Post That Urged Citizens To ‘Bury’ Rebels Brandspur gathered that Facebook has removed a post from Ethiopia’s prime minister for violating its policies against inciting violence. On Sunday, Abiy Ahmed called on citizens to take up arms to block the advance of the rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The TPLF […]

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President Buhari to attend Ethiopia’s prime minister’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari will Monday depart for Addis Ababa to attend the inauguration of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a second five-year term in office. A statement issued Saturday by Mr Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said the president would depart Abuja for Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Sunday. The presidential aide disclosed that […]

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U.S. senators seek possible sanctions over Ethiopia conflict abuses

Two U.S. senators have called on their government to consider imposing sanctions on any political or military officials found to be responsible for human rights violations during a month of conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. The proposed resolution was introduced on Wednesday by Senator Ben Cardin, a Democrat, and Senator Jim Risch, a Republican. […]

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Bahrain open to imports from illegal Israeli settlements

Bahrain’s imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from illegal settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister has said, drawing a rebuke from Palestinians. Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) formalised ties with Israel on September 15, in a United States-sponsored deal billed by […]

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US voices ‘grave concern’ about ongoing Tigray hostilities

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced grave concern about ongoing hostilities in the northerly Tigray region of Ethiopia during a telephone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the U.S. State Department said in a statement on Monday. “Secretary Pompeo took note of the Government of Ethiopia’s Nov. 28 announcement of the end of […]

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