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Dr Debretsion Gebremichael

Place of Birth: Shire Inda Selassie, Tigray Province


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Abiy juggles the truce with force

The truce has yet to be extended into a ceasefire though Abiy and President Debretsion Gebremichael in Mekelle have spoken on the telephone and military commanders have discussed prisoner exchanges...


Rivals set out their minimum conditions

The President of Tigray Debretsion Gebremichael has outlined minimum conditions for a negotiated settlement under which the Tigray Defence Forces would remain intact Tigray would keep its previous borders and its future be decided through a referendum for the region...


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Covid, coups and climate top the summit list

Prospects for some movement in AU envoy Olusegun Obasanjo's attempts to mediate between the federal government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) have improved according to the latest statements from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the TPLF's Debretsion Gebremichael...

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After concessions, rival armies fight on

There was a brief hiatus after 19 December when Debretsion Gebremichael leader of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) announced Tigray's forces were withdrawing to their home region to create space for negotiations on a ceasefire (Dispatches 20/12/21 Tigrayan offer to withdraw opens door to a ceasefire as UN Security Council debates humanitarian crisis)...

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Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

For now the onus is on a few individuals such as Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo who as the AU's Special Envoy was cleared by Addis to fly to the Tigrayan capital of Mekelle to meet TPLF President Debretsion Gebremichael on 7 November...


Lies, damned lies and statistics

Some in Abiy's government had been predicting a split in the Tigray leadership between regional and TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael and TDF commanders led by General Tsadkan Gebretensae...


No good options on the table

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichael and his colleagues still back a federal structure but he has warned that the war had persuaded more Tigrayans to back secession...


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