People in Ethiopia’s Tigray region will get 14 days extra time to change old banknote (birr)

The people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are getting fourteen days extra time to change old banknote (birr), the National Bank of Ethiopia on Wednesday announced. Accordingly, people in Tigray can change old banknotes starting from December 30 including weekends for the next two weeks. Banknote changes in the region were suspended following a ‘law enforcement…

Abiy Ahmed & President Isaias Afwerki fight together in Tigray

Former enemies fight together in Tigray-Ethiopia war. For weeks, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia has denied that soldiers from Eritrea — a country Ethiopia once fought in a brutal war — had entered Tigray. But according to aid workers, refugees, United Nations officials and diplomats, Eritrean soldiers have joined the fighting in the region…

Abiy’s efforts to unify Ethiopia could lead to its disintegration – Abiy Ahmed News

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s quest to bring all Ethiopians together through increased centralisation is tearing the country apart. Today, Ethiopia is once again in crisis. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s efforts to re-centralise all state powers in Addis Ababa and dismantle the multi-ethnic federation established in the 1995 constitution in the name of “national unity”, led…