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Ethiopia pardons 2,345 jailed for roles in 2015-2016 unrest

Authorities in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya province have pardoned more than 2,345 prisoners jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015-2016, officials said on Friday.

61 people die in violence in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region

Officials said 61 people have been killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region.

50 killed, 50,000 displaced in week of clashes in eastern Ethiopia

Clashes along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send the military in.

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Rivers APC asks INEC to enlist its candidates for 2019 poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the enlistment of its candidates for the 2019 general elections in view of the ruling of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court ordering the stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which disqualified the party from fielding candidates in the election.