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They are being held at the city's Gotera police station. The crackdown capped a string of weekend arrests across Amhara and Oromia states. Nearly 20 scholars and journalists were rounded up on Saturday in Bahir Dar, the Amhara state capitol, as they met to oversee the formation of a new political party.
Awramba is a community found in South Gonder Zone of Amhara State, Ethiopia, 68 km from Bahir Dar. The community was founded in 1972 and live within a place circumscribed by chain of mountains and hills. Nowadays, the place has become a tourist magnet. Many social anthropologists go there to ...

For example, in Wolkait, an administrative district in Tigray State, ethnic Amharas wanted to be part of the Amhara State and send their children to school in Amharic. A two-decade effort to settle the matter through legal and political means was repeatedly frustrated. Those frustrations fed into wider ...
Ten passengers survived but suffered “serious and minor injuries” in the accident, which took place between the towns of Dessie and Mekane Selam in the Legambo district of the regional state of Amhara. The cause of the crash remains unknown. “You can guess it might be technical, but the police are ...
"A total of 38 people - 28 male and 10 female - were killed in the accident," state-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporate said of the crash in the Legambo district of the regional state of Amhara, citing local authorities. INJURIES. Ten passengers survived but suffered serious and minor injuries in the accident, ...
“A total of 38 people, (28 male, and 10 female) were killed in the accident,” state-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporate said of the crash in the Legambo district of the regional state of Amhara, citing local authorities. Ten passengers survived but suffered “serious and minor injuries” in the accident, which took ...

Ethiopia sees the untapped and lucrative agro-industry sector as one of the major engines to bring about structural transformation, generate hard currency and create employment opportunities to its rapidly growing youth population. As horticulture has become a lucrative sector, Ethiopian Horticulture ...
This includes at Timket festivity in Woldia, Amhara state, and on Internally Displaced People in Hamaressa in eastern Oromia. Similarly, more than one million people have been uprooted from their home by the onslaught of the Somali Liyu police with tacit support from federal military and security officials.
"It was first applied in various Woredas of the Amhara state. Now it has become popular in Tigray, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples, Oromia and Benishangul Gumuz states. I have planned to distribute it to the rest of the nation. In addition to this, I would make continuous upgrading activities," he ...
Demeke's arrest on July 12, 2016, sparked widespread protests across the Amhara state. The outrage over the arrest of a citizen who fought for the disputed Welkait territorial issue saw hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets in the following weeks and months including a massive rally two ...
Though the Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute has been playing a leading role in providing improved seeds, the cluster production system has also given the farmers the responsibility to produce improved seeds as witnessed Woredas like Denoba of Amhara State where farmers are organized in ...
But in some areas of Amhara state, people are defying the authorities by closing their businesses and halting transport services. The government reportedly responded by forcing residents to reopen their shops. Similar disobedience has occurred in Oromia where large crowds have gathered to welcome ...
Mestewat Ahmed, in her 40s, is a resident of the Sefer Village of Wegidi Woreda in South Wollo Zone, Amhara State. She vividly remembers the previous long lines she used to fetch water. As she uttered to crew of journalists, she had spent most of her working hours in the places where water is available ...
Ethiopia's Amhara state arrests civilians after deadly clashes with army. Ethiopia's Amhara state arrests civilians after deadly clashes with army. Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban. 01/02 - 16:03 ...
Kobo, a small town some 560 kilometers north of the capital Addis Ababa, is located in Amhara State's North Wollo zone. It has an estimated population of 50,000 people. The protests in Kobo began on January 22. The immediate trigger was the killings of nearly a dozen festival goers two days earlier ...
Ethiopia security forces kill festival goers in Amhara state. Ethiopia security forces kill festival goers in Amhara state. Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban. 21/01 - 10:00 ...
The Office of Culture and Tourism of the Regional State of Amhara, where the monarch's birthplace is located, in collaboration with three universities in the region, commemorates 150 years of his death with a remodeling of the enclosure and its surroundings, which includes shelters , accommodations and ...

There is fear that Qeerroo's street protest could be spread into other regions primarily in Amhara state, the second largest ethinic group in the country, to the extent of leading the horn African nation to a failed state. In fact, there is another anti government youth group in Amhara state where youngsters are ...
The immediate cause of the war was article 17 of the Wuchale treaty signed in 1889 in a place called Yisma Nigus, South Wollo of Amhara State. Regarding Ethiopia's foreign dealings, the article says Ethiopia must forge foreign relations through Italy while the Amharic one had been stated with phrase "can ...
... the nation's most populous ethnic group – in November 2015 in opposition to government plans to expand the capital Addis Ababa into the federal state, which soon escalated into a broader anti-government movement and spread into Amhara state as discontent rose. The government responded harshly, ...
Among which agricultural activities, environmental protection, water and sanitation, health, education and women empowerment are the major activities done as of 2011 in Borona areas of the Amhara State, according to MfM Borona and Wogidi Integrated Rural Development Projects Manager Adane Sisay ...
Tenaye Alemu is a Chairman of Bukaya AntiAIDS and Reproductive Health Association at Bahir Dar, Amhara State. The training she took at Bonita Training Center, Bishoftu enabled her to own better life skills, according to her. "The trainings on leadership, managing small groups, entrepreneurship and ...
Mestewat Ahmed, in her 40s, is a resident of the Sefer Village of Wegidi Woreda in South Wollo Zone, Amhara State. She vividly remembers the previous long lines she used to fetch water. As she uttered to crew of journalists, she had spent most of her working hours in the places where water is available ...
This violence was sparked by the government's will to include the Wolkait district to the lands of the Tigray Regional State instead of the Amhara State. The authorities also wanted to enlarge the borders of the capital city, Addis Ababa, which is surrounded by the Oromia region. Following the persistent ...
ADDIS ABABA - In the first two years of the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II), while some 993 villages have got access to electricity, 146 towns' electric supply has been upgraded, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity announced. The Ministry further said that during the last six ...
Peace and stability has been restored in the restive towns of North Wollo Zone of Amhara State , according to Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO). Briefing journalists on various current affairs, GCAO Minister Dr. Negeri emphasized that the latest hot spots of conflict, Kobo, Woldia and Mersa ...
... a monk who is living in the Gashina town of Northern Wollo Zone in Amhara State. He revived the knowledge of constructing notable architecture from a single rock. The whole construction system is derived from the ancient architectural knowledge that resulted in the 11 Rock Hewn Churches of Lalibela.
The Amhara regional state in Ethiopia says a number of civilians have been arrested for their role in deadly violence that killed over 20 people in the state through last week. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The state-run FBC and privately owned Addis Standard news portals said the party ...
Kobo, a small town some 560 kilometers north of the capital Addis Ababa, is located in Amhara State's North Wollo zone. It has an estimated population of 50,000 people. The protests in Kobo began on January 22. The immediate trigger was the killings of nearly a dozen festival goers two days earlier ...
There is still tension arising from deaths reported in Ethiopia's Amhara region after security forces shot and killed a number of protesters on Saturday. Hundreds of people have taken to the streets a day after the incident to protest against the security action that led to the deaths. The Reporter news portal in ...
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- Clashes during a religious festival in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state has left seven people dead, a regional official said Sunday. Amare Goshu, Head of North Wollo Zone Police Department at Amhara state, said the deaths happened on Saturday and Sunday ...
The Woldia massacre on January 20, 2018, in the Wollo district of the Amhara state, took place on the second day of the Ethiopian Epiphany or “Timket” celebration. Reliable casualty figures are hard to come by amid an internet blackout in the city and surrounding areas, but local reports indicate that ...
Ethiopia security forces kill festival goers in Amhara state. Ethiopia security forces kill festival goers in Amhara state. Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban. 21/01 - 10:00 ...
Ethiopians are celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ across the country but the center of its biggest commemoration is in the northern Amhara State's town of Lalibela. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Coptic Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on January 7 according to the Julian calendar ...
A town at the heart of the festivity is Lalibela – located in the northern Amhara State. The faithful gather around the rock-hewn churches amid the flood of foreign tourists who visit the country at this time. Lalibela is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. It is one of Ethiopia's holiest cities, second only to ...
Amhara State Trade Industry and Marketing Development Bureau Deputy Head Ibrahim Mehammed for his part said that while the new project is very essential in upgrading the capacity of the enterprises, the support from the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) is still poor. The bank has various ...
The Oromo protests also prompted citizens in other regions mainly the Amhara State to organize similar demonstrations opposing the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) dominated government. This in turn emboldened their respective state leaders, namely the Oromo People's Democratic ...
His politics of inclusion and a recent public forum in the Amhara state has endeared him even to urban elites who spent two decades campaigning against the federalist system and battling Oromo nationalists on group vs. individual rights. Lemma doesn't sugarcoat his speeches with party speak. Instead ...
The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela which are found in Amhara state are other marvelous historical heritages in Ethiopia. They are crafted from rock using very mysterious and amazing architectural style of that time. The churches are believed to be built during the Zagwe dynasty in the seventh to thirteenth ...
... in Tigray Regional State, just north of Amhara state. "We've found that the key to stopping gullies from spreading is to take action early, while they are still small," explains Wolde Mekuria, a land resources management researcher with the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).
The Office has been undertaking heritage conservation and restoration activities with 300,000 Birr which is allocated by the Amhara State Tourism and Heritages Conservation Office." He said ancient Ethiopian Orthodox Churches, various religious heritages, Menelik II palace, various natural and human ...
The public conference held in Amhara state recently between delegates of the Oromia state and that of the host state speaks loud the peace loving bent of citizens. It conveyed a message to friends and foes sowing a seed of discord does not work under Ethiopian skies. As the saying goes "United we stand ...
... in Tigray Regional State, just north of Amhara state. “We've found that the key to stopping gullies from spreading is to take action early, while they are still small,” explains Wolde Mekuria, a land resources management researcher with the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE).
Prime Minister Hailemariam, Gedu Andargachew President of the Amhara State and other higher officials have attended the occasion. They have visited model wheat fields which have been farmed by farmers who are organized under the ACC system. Speaking in the occasion minister of Agriculture and ...
Dr. Werotaw Bezabih was born in South Gonder, in Amhara State. He attended his elementary education there. And he went to Debertabor town to pursue his secondary education. Then he was accepted to Kotebe Teachers Training College (now Kotebe Metropolitan University) where he was trained to be ...
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said that though the distribution of improved seed does not go along with the demands of the farmers, seeing the farmers in producing improved seeds in clusters is a step forward. In his recent field visit to the North Shewa Zone Wayu Woreda of Amhara State, the ...
Humanwell Healthcare Group, a Chinese based Plc would inaugurate its pharmaceutical factory built at a cost of 20 million USD at Amhara State, learnt The Ethiopian Herald. Situated at 7 hectares of land, the industrial plant is the first phase of the total 100 million USD investments by the Chinese health ...
The incident followed the death of at least seven people who were celebrating a religious festival last Saturday in nearby Woldiya City, Amhara State as security forces reportedly tried to stop them from shouting anti-government chants. In addition to those killed, a number of individuals were reportedly ...
The parliament is likely to be more powerful after the next elections because Oromia and Amhara state, which represent 65 percent of the population, are going to elect genuine representatives that are keen to challenge TPLF's hegemony. Third, joining EPRDF is not prestigious. EPRDF, by its own ...
The same project was started in Amhara State in 2011 and 4,000 households have become beneficiaries of micro-insurance service so far. The insurance program has been expanded to other states including Somali, Afar, Gambela and Southern Nations and Nationalities of People in collaboration with ...


 

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