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A disputed regional election plan has ratcheted up tensions between Ethiopia’s federal government and its rivals in Tigray

A disputed regional election plan has ratcheted up tensions between Ethiopia’s federal government and its rivals in Tigray

International Crises Group To avert a confrontation, Tigrayan officials should press pause on election preparations and both sides should embrace dialogue to address the dispute and underlying causes. What’s new? Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government and his rivals in Tigray are on a collision course over the latter’s plan to hold regional elections in defiance of

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MacKenzie Scott has become the world’s richest woman

MacKenzie Scott has become the world’s richest woman

By Jazmin Goodwin, CNN Business New York (CNN Business)MacKenzie Scott — philanthropist, author and ex-wife of Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos — is now the wealthiest woman in the world. Scott’s net worth is now $68 billion, propelling her past L’Oréal heiress Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire index. Scott received a quarter of

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World Bank tells Meles Graziani that “We are in an unsustainable situation”

World Bank tells Meles Graziani that “We are in an unsustainable situation”

World Bank urges Ethiopia to act on crisis By Anthony MitchellAddis Ababa – Ethiopia will lose international aid because of concerns about how the country is being governed, a World Bank official said on Wednesday, calling on leaders to quickly resolve a crisis triggered by a violent election dispute. “Aid will be cut. The question

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