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US News Ethiopia: Debretsion Gebremichael, president of the Tigray region, ensures that the fighting continues

12:55  05 december  2020
12:55  05 december  2020 Source:   france24.com

In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees try to rebuild life in their camp

 In Sudan, Ethiopian refugees try to rebuild life in their camp © ASHRAF SHAZLY An Ethiopian refugee sells tea, in a transit camp in Sudan, November 26, 2020 Samarwat Tkhali, 10, has been walking around for a week the streets of "Village 8" in Sudan, where thousands of Ethiopians have taken refuge fleeing the war in Tigray. To survive, she sells the chocolate cakes bought by her father. In this miserable village, where some 15,000 Ethiopian refugees are crowded near the border, she approaches the people by asking them timidly: "Do you want to taste one?".

Debretsion Gebremichael (Tigrinya: ደብረጽዮን ገብረሚካኤል) is an Ethiopian politician who currently serves as President of Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF)

Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael said 2019 is a year of hope and insecurity because there was and still there are well organized forces to encircle, weaken, incapacitate and destroy Tigrai . He added because the astounding strength and unity of the people of Tigrai most of the evil plans of the

Debretsion Gebremichael, présidentde la région du Tigré, promet de poursuivre le combat contre © AFP Debretsion Gebremichael, president of the Tigray region, promises to continue the fight against "the invaders"

Four weeks after the launch of a military operation against the dissident authorities in Tigray, in northern Ethiopia, Debretsion Gebremichael, president of the Front for the Liberation of the People of Tigray, gave an interview to France 24. He denounces the involvement of neighboring Eritrean troops in the conflict .

The fighting continues in several parts of Tigray , according to the UN, despite the victory announcements of the Ethiopian federal government. The violence complicates the delivery of humanitarian aid, yet crucial to this region of northern Ethiopia, the scene of armed conflict for a month.

The UN at the bedside of Ethiopian refugees from Tigray

 The UN at the bedside of Ethiopian refugees from Tigray The UN, which fears a humanitarian disaster, on Friday sent 32 tons of aid for Ethiopian refugees in Sudan. View on euronews © Nariman El-Mofty / Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees visited Camp Hamdayet in Sudan, where thousands of Ethiopians have taken refuge after fleeing the fighting raging in the breakaway region of Tigray.

Continued fighting in many parts of Ethiopia 's Tigray region is hindering efforts to deliver aid, the UN says. Millions of people are said to be running out of food and The military entered the regional capital Mekelle last weekend and said the month-long conflict with forces of the TPLF group was over.

Tigray , the northernmost region of Ethiopia , is home to the Tigrayan people who make up an estimated 6 percent of the country’s population of more than 110 million. Despite its small numbers, the Tigrayan ethnic group has for almost three decades enjoyed disproportionate power and influence in

Thursday, December 3, the president of Tigray, Debretsion Gebremichael, had reported on ongoing fighting "around Mekele", the capital of the Ethiopian dissident region taken over by government forces last weekend after a months of clashes. He reiterates this information in an interview granted Friday, December 4 to France 24. He denounces "organized looting" in the city and ensures that divisions of the Eritrean army are fighting alongside the Ethiopian federal army.

"Example of democracy", Ghana at the polls to elect its president .
© PIUS UTOMI EKPEI A supporter of the outgoing Ghanaian president candidate for re-election, Nana Akufo-Addo, in Accra on December 5, 2020 More than 17 million Ghanaians are expected to vote on Monday to elect their president, in a duel between outgoing head of state Nana Akufo-Addo and his lifelong rival, former president John Mahama.

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