Assefa A. Lemu 12-24-19 – Obbo Lemma Megersa is one of the successful OPDO/EPRDF cadres. He started his service as an ordinary cadre and reached the point of being the President of the most populous and largest State of Ethiopia and then the Minister of Defense. His contribution to the current political change which took place in early 2018 in Ethiopia is also exaggerated by his supporters.

Several thousand Muslims across Ethiopia in recent days have protested against the burning of four mosques in the Amhara region.

The attacks last Friday in Motta town, more than 350km (217 miles) north of the capital Addis Ababa, also targeted Muslim-owned businesses. Muslims have called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice.

Jawar Mohammed, a former ally turned foe of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, told AFP on Saturday he would join the race for a 2020 election to ensure that it is “free and fair”.

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president lavished praise on President Donald Trump via social media, calling him a “man with unique power to confront crises.”

Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi’s comments were the latest public example of the two leaders’ closeness.

Freweini Mebrahtu is nominated as one of the 10 finalist CNN heroes for her work. Freweini Mebrahtu is a Pioneer in introducing a recyclable women sanitary pads in Ethiopia. She is an amazing woman changing the cultural stigma around the menstrual period and helping girls stay in school for a brighter future. Please share and vote for her to be the CNN Hero of the year. Below are the links for the story & a link for voting. Thank you!