Who Owns Addis Ababa? (By Addissu Admas)

Who Owns Addis Ababa? (By Addissu Admas)

By Addissu Admas March 31,2019 I am not sure what the claim “Addis Ababa belongs to Oromia” means or implies. Does it mean that all non-Oromo Addis Abebans should now pack-up their belongings, load them up on buses, trains, mules, donkeys, and God knows what else, and vacate the city and trudge to their respective […]

Abiy Ahmed is asked about Addis Ababa and here is what he said

Abiy Ahmed is asked about Addis Ababa and here is what he said

borkena March 28,2019 On the occasion of anniversary of one year in office, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke to local journalists on a number of issues. One of the questions he faced was Addis Ababa’s ownership which became a question after Abiy Ahmed’s own ethnic party, Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) claimed Oromo ownership of Ethiopia’s […]

Ethiopian police seized 4 smuggled machine guns, over 46,000 ammunition

Ethiopian police seized 4 smuggled machine guns, over 46,000 ammunition

Ethiopian police seized 4 smuggled machine guns. Whether the intentions of the smugglers was business or politically motivated move is not disclosed. borkena February 20,2019 Ethiopian Police seized 4 smuggled machine guns and more than 46,000 ammunition as it was making its way to the capital, Addis Ababa. National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) reportedly […]