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OLF Denies Expelling General Kemal Gelchu

Like the saying that goes, "If you can't convince them, confuse them"
Like the saying that goes, “If you can’t convince them, confuse them”

By TesfaNews,

The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) today denies media reports of General Kemal Gelchu’s expulsion as Chairman of the OLF-for-Change and accused certain disgruntled group of the organization for the baseless report.

In a latest press release today, the OLF re-assured that General Kemal Gelchu is still in charge of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF).

“We would like to assure the Wider Oromo people at home and in diaspora that the general is in full command of the Organization and the information given by few failed individuals of our Organization is false and baseless.”  Continue reading OLF Denies Expelling General Kemal Gelchu

General Kemal Gelchu Expelled from OLF

General Kemal Gelchu (inset) Expelled from OLF. B/General Hailu Gonfa to replace him

By TesfaNews,

The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) Executive Committee today announced the removal of General Kemal Gelchu as its Chairman and purged him from the organization effective immediately.

A press release from the organization cites “poor leadership qualities and dictatorial actions” by General Kemal Gelchu as the main reason for the political decision.

The former Ethiopian army general who fled to Eritrea in 2006 with a heavily armed regiment of 150 soldiers has since  lived there, where OLF maintains its headquarters as well as military base. Continue reading General Kemal Gelchu Expelled from OLF

US Already Looks to Post Meles Zenawi: ION

The unreserved political and financial support by the US government to a minority regime that ultimately destined to fail will soon to come to its end

All is well that ends well.... just let's wait and see!

By The Indian Ocean Newsletter,

Some Ethiopian opponents are convinced that the United States may have already begun to discuss the succession of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

The United States has already reportedly begun to check two options for what could follow after Prime Minister Meles Zenawi:

He could either rapidly designate his own successor to prepare him for his role, or He could establish government of national unity before the end of his termContinue reading US Already Looks to Post Meles Zenawi: ION