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Andargachew Tsige inspired Ethiopian forces but the Telegraph perverted his words

  ADDIS ABABA, NOVEMBER 29, 2021 — Andargachew Tsige, one of Ethiopia's prominent opposition figures, said to a group of members of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) that they should resist with ferocity and with all their might the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) which has killed and robbed Ethiopia for over 30 years and yet it does not feel satiated. " Young men like you didn’t seek to come here. You were forced to be here. I t was TPLF that forced you to be here.", said Andargachew Tsige inspiring young members of the ENDF at the Wollo Front. "It [TPLF] was granted mercy by the people, by the government and by you. But it said 'no'. It wanted to eat us as it was used to, pull out our nails, torture us or die trying.", said the veteran opposition figure who was once put on death row by TPLF led government until Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came and pardoned him. This is an enemy that is willing to destroy us even if it had to do

University of Gondar rescinds Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin’s honorary doctorate

  ADDIS ABABA, NOVEMBER 30, 2021 - University of Gondar announced today that it has revoked the Honorary Doctorate that it gave to Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin on 2013. The University of Gondar, until 2003 known as the Gondar College of Medical Sciences, is the oldest medical school in Ethiopia. Established as the Public Health College in 1954, it is located in Gondar, Amhara region. The decision from the University comes days after a leaked Zoom meeting where British, French and Spanish diplomats along with Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) representatives including Dr. Eleni discussed ways to rescue the TPLF and topple the current government led by Abiy Ahmed. The meeting was organized by Professor Ephraim Isaac founder of the Peace and Development Center International (PDCI).   Dr. Eleni, who is the current Chief Innovation Officer at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) New York, received the Honorary Doctorate from the University of Gondar which was the Universit

US Embassy in Addis proved itself to be a terrorist says Ethiopia's outspoken Minister

ADDIS ABABA, NOVEMBER 27, 2021 — In response to the United States Embassy in Addis repeated claim that security situation in Ethiopia is "deteriorating" and that Ethiopia is about to encounter a "terrorist attack", Taye Dendea, Ethiopia's Minister of Peace Building and National Reconciliation, said " huge damage has been caused by the repeated terrorist act of the [US] embassy. Thus the embassy has unequivocally proved itself to be a terrorist". The outspoken Minister blamed the US Embassy in Addis for creating unwarranted fears in an attempt to block commercial mobility to and from Ethiopia. " US Embassy, Addis Ababa, posted one badly terrorizing false information four times in five days", he said. Taye Dendea, Minister of Peace Building and National Reconciliation, Ministry of Peace [Picture Nubia Media] " I think diplomacy has its own limits and protocols. Now enough is enough!" said Taye Dendea. "It is high time to say