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Ethiopia

General Samora Muhammad Yunis

Place of Birth: Tigray Region


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Abiy dials down Pax Ethiopia

Abiy's message on the military front may have been more palatable, especially since he pensioned off the abrasive Ethiopian armed forces chief of staff, General Samora Muhammad Yunis, who was widely disliked in Mogadishu (AC Vol 59 No 13, A proconsul retires)...


Abiy tests the military

They also reaffirmed the weakening position of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, the formerly pre-eminent coalition member, which has now lost the Agriculture Ministry and control of two security-related institutions – although not the powerful spy agency, or the military, which are still commanded by the former TPLF fighter General Samora Yunis...


Reforms stall as unrest eases

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn would like to remove him but cannot, our sources say, in part because the security establishment backs him, specifically the armed forces Chief of Staff, General Samora Yunis...


New faces, old tactics

TPLF veterans Getachew Assefa and General Samora Muhammad Yunis still run, respectively, the intelligence services and the military...


Ruling party ploughs on

The head of the NISS is Getachew Assefa, a member of the TPLF Politburo, while the senior military command is heavily Tigrayan and General Samora Muhammad Yunis, another TPLF guerrilla veteran, is the Armed Forces Chief of Staff (AC Vol 56 No 8, Troubled road to liberalism & Vol 56 No 20, Amisom loses friends)...


US comes to struggling Amisom's aid

Yet the Ethiopian National Defence Forces chief of staff, General Samora Yunis, is putting several conditions on his nomination, some of which are unacceptable to other troop-contributing countries and the Somali government...


Amisom loses friends

As head of the senior force, Ethiopia's Chief of Staff, General Samora Muhammad Yunis, is reported as being haughty towards other commanders...


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