Ethiopia shows a downward trend in democracy.

Instability of the region keeps the pot boiling – with wannabe “leaders” able to move cross border for raids or protection. Sad , everyday people just want to make a living, raise a family…

Beyond The Lines

Source – France24

The revolutionaries are consolidating their hang on the capital, Mekelle, and its edges after Ethiopian government powers withdrew, in an emotional turn in the eight-month common conflict.

The Ethiopian government proclaimed a one-sided truce on Monday after the Tigray People’s Liberation Front’s (TPLF) region increased.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at first said the withdrawal was an essential move in light of the fact that the city was no longer “the focal point of gravity for clashes”, yet he later affirmed it was to keep away from additional setbacks.

Source – theguardian

“We’ve seen an exceptionally huge change in the conflict,” says Will Davison, senior examiner for Ethiopia at the International Crisis Group.

“Occupants are celebrating in various parts of the city. Firecrackers were seen in the sky, vehicles and cruisers sounding. I saw individuals in the roads waving territorial Tigray banners, moving, reciting, and singing.

Alex de…

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