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Addis Abeba, September 25/2020 – A group of investors has created the Addis Abeba Angels Network, the first in Ethiopia. Except for Bank Loans and Venture Capital entities, Ethiopia does not have an adequate funding mechanism that targets early-stage innovative start-ups.

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By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, September 25/2020 – A fresh attack by “unknown assailants” in Bengez Kebele, Dangur Wereda of the Benishangul Gumuz regional state has left more than 20 civilians dead, Amhara Mass Media Agency quoted local residents as saying.

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BY ABDIRAHMAN AHMED @ABDIRAXMANSOCY Addis Abeba, September 25/2020 – Lack of accurate and reliable population data makes policy formulation, development planning and political endeavor difficult.

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By Medihane Ekubamichael@Medihane Addis Abeba, September 25/2020 – General Berhanu Jula, Deputy Chief of Staff & Military Operations Division Head of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF), said the army will be “forced to take actions against anyone who claims to violate the constitution.

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By Medihane Ekubamichael@Medihane Addis Abeba, September 24/2020 – Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD), Chairman of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the governing party of Tigray Regional State, cemented the region’s presidency after receiving an overwhelming support by newly constituted regional parliament.

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By Etenesh Abera @EteneshAb & Bileh Jelan @Bilejelan Addis Abeba, September 23/2020 – The month of August 2020 has left behind a dark shade to the Ethiopian journalists community and to the media family as we lost four Ethiopian journalists: Mohammed Tola of Al Jazeera; Getachew Tedela of Deutsche Welle .

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Addis Abeba, September 22/2020 – In her latest message on global human rights update Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said her office was ready to support a thorough investigation in to the June 29 assassination of prominent Oromo artist Haccaaluu Hundessa.

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In the aftermath of the COVID-19 first report in Ethiopia back in March 2020, the Ethiopian government shut down schools and universities as part of its measures to partially lockdown the country to contain the virus.

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By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, September 21/2020 – The Bench Maji Coffee Union said some 20, 000 coffee farmers were benefiting from its activities, which included installing 17 coffee processing machines in each Kebele of the Bench Maji zone in Southern Nation’s Nationalities and People’s Regional State (SNNPRS).

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By Medihane Ekubamichael@Medihane Addis Abeba, September 18/2020 – The Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA) has weighed on the potential effects of Ethiopia’s recent demonetization in terms of its economic implications both on the financial and the real economy.

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By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 18/2020 – Judges at the Federal First Instance Court Arada Branch ordered the release of 19 individuals many of whom journalists, editors and technical support staff from Oromia News Network (ONN), who were detained after the police raided Kaku Mame Oromo Traditional Cuisine .

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Addis Standard Staffs Addis Abeba, September 18/2020 – Members of the House People’s Representatives (HoPR) are convening today for the 5th year, third emergency meeting to be held at the conference center located in the premises of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office.

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Addis Abeba: September 17/2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to accelerate the global trends of democratic backsliding and weakening respect for human rights.

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The criminal charge was filed a day after Lidetu discontinued his defense team saying his trial so far was politically motivated. Prosecutors charged him with Ethiopia’s newly enacted “Firearm Administration & Control Proclamation” under a clause penalizing possession of bulk firearms, although Lidetu was initially accused of illegaly possessing a .

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By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne & Etenesh Abera @EteneshAb Addis Abeba, September 16/2020 – Weeks long attacks carried out by yet undisclosed, heavily armed militiamen in various localities of Metekel zone, Benishangul Gumuz regional state, have left unknown numbers of civilian causalities and destruction of properties.

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By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 09/2020 – Kedir Bullo, lawyer for Ethiopian born U.S. citizen Misha Adem Chiri, told Addis Standard that his client failed to appear at a hearing adjourned for today because he was rearrested by Oromia regional state police after being released on 20, 000 .

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By Girma Gadisa Tufa @GirmaGadisa2 Setting the Context Addis Abeba, September 16/2020 – It has been almost a decade since Ethiopia has launched the construction of the GERD in 2011.

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By Medihane Ekubamichael@Medihane Addis Abeba, September 15/2020 – Office of Electoral Commission of the National Regional State of Tigray announced that the regional incumbent Tigray People’s Liberation front (TPLF) has collected the remaining 37 seats out of the 38 seats of the 20 percent quota made available after the regional .

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By Medihane Ekubamichael @Medihane Addis Abeba, September 11/2020 – The Tigray Regional State, on September 9, 2020, held its Regional election that many said was an unprecedented act of defiance to the Federal Government while it was also claimed “successful” by the Tigray Electoral Commission.

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By Medihane Ekubamichael Addis Abeba, September 11/2020 – Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling party of Tigray regional state, has won 98.2% of the vote for the regional parliament, taking 152 of the total 190 seats.

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By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 09/2020 – The federal prosecutors have charged Eskendir Nega, founder and leader of the opposition Balderas for Genuine Democracy, with terrorism, and four others with criminal charges (two of them in absentia), at the Federal High Court Lideta Branch.

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By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 10/2020 – The federal police have brought 22 people, including eight journalists, camera crew and technicians working for the online based Oromo Media Network (ONN), at the Federal First Instance Court Arada Branch on September 09.

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Etenesh Abera@EteneshAb Addis Abeba, September 09/2020 – The office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a statement that the National Security Council has discussed the current security issues in Ethiopia and set forth future directions.

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በማርሸት ሙሀመድ ሀምዛ አዲስ አበባ፥ ጷግሜ 04/2012 – የትግራይ ክልል እየተካሄደ ባለበት በዛሬው እለት እና እስካሁን ባሉት ወራቶች የክልሉ መንግስት እና የፌዴሬሽን ም/ቤት ፍጥጫ ቀጥሏል። አስቸኳይ ስብስባውን ነሐሴ 30 ቀን 2012 ዓ/ም ያካሄደው የፌዴሬሽን ም/ቤት የትግራይ ክልል መንግሥት ጳጉሜ 4 ቀን የሚያካሂደው ምርጫ ህጋዊ ውጤት የለውም የሚል ውሳኔ አሳልፏል። የፌዴሬሽን .

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By Medihane Ekubamichael Addis Abeba, September 09/2020 – Some 2.7 million people who were registered to vote in today’s election in Tigray regional state are headed to any of the 2,672 polling stations readied by the Electoral Commission of the National Regional State of Tigray to elect their representatives for .

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Addis Abeba, September 08/2020 – In 2020, Ethiopia’s humanitarian needs have increased due to the impacts of COVID-19 and other health outbreaks such as cholera, the persisting desert locust invasion (since June 2019) impacting livelihoods and exacerbating food insecurity, and recent conflict and flood-induced displacements in parts of the country.

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Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, September 05/2020 – In its closed door emergency meeting held today, Ethiopia’s House of Federation (HoF) voted Tigrai regional state’s regional election, scheduled to take place on September 09, is “unconstitutional” and contravenes Article 9(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia .

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By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 04/2020 – Federal Prosecutors have September 02 charged US citizen Misha Adem Chiri with criminal charges of violating the country anti-telecom fraud proclamation No.

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“If House of Federation attempts to obstruct Tigray Regional Election , it is a declaration of war, ” Tigray Regional State Cabinet By Medihane Ekubamichael Addis Abeba, September 04/2020 – The Executive (Cabinet) of Tigray National Regional State warned the House of Federation (HoF) to refrain from making a “historic mistake” .

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Addis Abeba, September 04/2020 – Gender-based social problems have been critical to society in terms of developing a productive and healthy generation with strong psychological and emotional readiness.

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