The second leg of the public conference between the Amhara and Tigray Regional States is scheduled to be held starting tomorrow November 18, 2017, the Amhara region Communications head Nigusu Tilahun stated on his official Facebook account.
A decision to reassign Oromo and Somali university students to universities in their respective regions following conflicts in the two regions has been made by the Ministry of Education without any intervention from regional governments, the minister of Education Tilaye Gete (PhD), said. He said this at a press conference he gave on the current issues related to teaching and learning processes.
In an exclusive interview with The Reporter, Ambassador Kaysar A. Mohamed, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland, revealed that the temporarily interrupted Khat trade between Ethiopia and Somaliland is returning to normalcy owing to the calming down of the Somali-Oromia border conflict.
Regions to be accountable for unrest in their regions
The National Security Council of Ethiopia issued a stern warning to regional governments on Friday that they will be held accountable if they do not control the simmering protests in their respective jurisdictions for they are no longer tolerated by the state.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn declared today that party and government officials as well as individuals who have instigated the recent political turmoil in the country will be brought to justice beginning this week.
The Oromo People Democratic Organization (OPDO), one of the four parties making up the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has concluded its most anticipated four day conference agreeing up on ten decisive points which include the need to solve the border conflict along its administrative region: Oromia and Somali Regional States.
The Federal Supreme Court, Cassation Bench passed an order today to suspend the decision of the Appellant Court to grant bail to Bekele Gerba, deputy chairperson of the Oromo Federalist congress (OFC).