Category Archives: Politics

Ethiopia: Government awarded General Samora Yonus highest military medal during retirement ceremony

Open Letter to Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

June 1, 2018, Washington DC: The following is an open letter from the Union of Tigreans in North America (UTNA) addressed to Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Open attachment

Exclusive interview with Tigrai Deputy President Debretsion Gebremichael (Ph.D).

Nation Building Part / ሀገር ግንባታ በምሁራን እይታ

PM Abiy Ahmed Made Cabinet Reshuffle

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed presented his new cabinet to the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Thursday April 19, 2018. The unanimously endorsed Cabinet has seen the reshuffle or appointment of 16 ministers and the new appointees took an oath before the parliament, this morning. Abiy faced strong pushback from the House on the issue of restructuring some of the ministerial portfolios in his new Cabinet.

Speech by HE PM Abiy Ahmed in Mekelle (Tigrigna)

The HR-128 US Congress Saga

By Yohannes Gebresellasie (Ph.d) Addis Ababa

A state of emergency is put in place to protect innocent citizens and to maintain peace and stability in a nation. Any nation uses State of Emergency when lawlessness and anarchy prevails and when peace and stability is disturbed.

UTNA Congratulatory Message on the Inauguration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (Ph.D).

April 2, 2018: Washington DC: Below is a congratulatory message by Union of Tigreans in North America (UTNA), on the inauguration of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (Ph.D). Read the statement in full

Inaugural Speech by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopia Completes Historic Leadership Change

After weeks of negotiations, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front—the power behind the country’s one-party authoritarian rule—late Tuesday picked Abiy Ahmed, a 42-year-old engineer to lead the party and the country. Read the full story