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Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed in military fatigue on 23 June 2019 (AFP Photo)
June 23, 2019 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian army chief of staff has been shot during a failed coup attempt in the regional Amhara State one of nine regions of the Horn of Africa nation.

The shot of Gen. Seare Mekonnen was confirmed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who appeared at the national TV dressed in military fatigues on the early hours of Sunday. Unconfirmed reports claim the general was killed.

During his speech, Abiy said some people were killed while others were injured before to call on the army to defend the nation.

He pointed that officials were in a meeting when a coup attempt occurred on Saturday.

According to the AFP, the shooting had begun shortly after sunset and continued for several hours before calming.

In a statement after the attack, the office of the prime minister condemned the coup attempt and vowed to hold the putschists accountable.

"The coup attempt in Amhara regional state is against the constitution and is intended to scupper the hard-won peace of the region," said Abiy’ office.

"This illegal attempt should be condemned by all Ethiopians and the federal government has full capacity to overpower this armed group," further underlined the statement.

The attempted coup is seen as the first serious challenge to Abiy who worked hard, since coming to power in April 2018, to implement democratic reforms and to reduce the influence of the military and security apparatuses in the country.

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  • 24 June 08:23, by Pakuai

    This Abiye Ahmed was running errands on other countries issues on behave on his ’Europeans, the US, gulf Arab states paymasters and some of their creeps in between’ but now his own ’chicken are coming back to roost’. We told these creeps that what was ’set up’ here in our region was a ’grand plan’s plotted long time ago by the ’globalists’ and the so-called *NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT* architects>>>>

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    • 24 June 08:36, by Pakuai

      The globalists and the NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT architects every ten years always use ’arrays of intrigues’ to ’set on’ their ’globalists’ and NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT clock’ over other countries and their people. And they always create a COLD WAR-LIKE SITUATIONS. But some of these days, it is no longer a COLD WAR but a HOT WAR. Abesh (so-called ethiopia), DR Congo, here in the Sudan, Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, parts of Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe, South America and the Carribbean>>>>

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      • 24 June 08:52, by Pakuai

        And in 1989, the COLD WAR and Geopolitical intrigues allegedly came to an END. But in reality, COLD WAR has never ENDED. The criminals in the US, the UK and their NATO war machine kept their COLD WAR game alive through their so-called ’WAR ON TERROR’ and Al Qaeda, Al Shabab, ISIS/L, Al Nustra, Boko Haram, Jesh El lslam, free Libyan army, Free Syrian army, our so-called SPLM/A-IO here in South Sudan and other terrorist outfits were intentionally created and to be fought by proxies and to eventually arrive at the UN NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT since those countries where these ’wars of attritions’ would be deemed unable to rule themselves and that the only solution to their lawlessness>>>

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        • 24 June 09:04, by Pakuai

          would be their so-called *most powerful sovereign*-----their UN NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT. Call me a conspiracy theorist all you want, but this was what our greatest Charlatan of all times, Mr. Barack Hussein Obama ’lectured the European in Brussels in 2014’. Mr. Barack Hussein Obama and his globalists and UN NEW WORLD BORDER government came to South Africa and Tanzania and lie to his lowly informed African with his "fire Africa" scam. Fellows. Here in South Sudan, we have been subjected to these ’cheaps and dirty intrigues’ than any people and people on earth and we are pretty much we to way ahead of these cheap and dirty intrigues>>>

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      • 24 June 09:03, by Theallseeingeye

        Pakuai, Sometimes you talk sense, but you lack implementation. Until when you admit that Kiir, JCE,SPLA,ANYORS are opressing and marginalizing other we won’t reach understanding. We all know the NEW WORLD ORDER thing. But what the SPLA,ANYORS AND JCE are doing to us (none Dinka) is an emergency and way worst than the NWA, and as for them we shall deal with them later when we are done with Jienge.

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        • 24 June 09:18, by Pakuai

          So what are you going to do? Nothing, who is SPLA, Mathiang Anyoor and the JCEs oppressing and how and where? Telling lies isn’t going to help you bunch of losers. What community in South Sudan doesn’t has it ’council of elders?’ Tell us loser? If your elders think, the Jieng council of elders (JCEs) are the ones who rule South Sudan remotely and your council of elders cannot ’talk to JCEs’, then shut the damn up and keep quiet idiot. As for ’Mathiang Anyoor’ did we tell you losers to come for peace and the South Sudan national would be properly restructured to represent the reality of South Sudanese people>>>>

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          • 24 June 09:33, by Pakuai

            Loser, the SPLA was over 90% Dinka/Jenges, Nuers, Shilluks Chollos), Jurchols (Luos) during it inception in 1983. But when the Nuers and Shilluks ’staged their 1991 coup against the SPLA’. The SPLA became 80% Dinkas/Jenges and a few boys from Nuba Mountains and Southern Blue Nile. Equatoria defence Force of Mr. Alfred Lado Gore was on North Sudan payroll against the SPLA, so did Mr. Martin Kenyi, so did Mr. Ismail Konyi of Murle. In our ’Nuer ke nyantoc’ Nuerland, they were all under North Sudan’s payroll against the SPLM/A>>>

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            • 24 June 09:45, by Pakuai

              They were just ’welcomed back in 2006’ into the mother SPLA and absorbed in with their massive malitias and until they became the majority in the SPLA by default because the battle harden SPLA soldiers to a leave to go and set up their own families because they didn’t have times to do so when they were in other parts of South Sudan, Nuba Mountains and Southern Blue Nile during the war. And Nuer Numbers in the SPLA were what their Riek Machar and his allies used on the 15/12/2013 in coup attempt at the the two ’army barracks in Juba’ idiot. Your Riek Machar and Alfred Lado Gore>>>

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              • 24 June 09:58, by Pakuai

                And other bunch of traitors, thieves and foreign puppets/stooges came here to my home town of Bor, Jonglei state and ’raised their NgunDeng Buong magician flag’ and ’named it Ngundeng city’ after it captured by Mr. the Nuers who were stationed in Bor after they were welcomed back from North Sudan in 2006. Mr. It is always good if you losers know what you always talk about and whom you always talk rubbish to. If the Dinkas/Jiengs/Muonyjiengs were to be always behaving like you losers. Then the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Arabian peninsula and others would have made you their *Mohamoodians* like their West African Bantuses eons ago>>>

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                • 24 June 10:10, by Pakuai

                  Anyway, West Africans or Bantuses worship Arabs and the Europeans and that was why the Europeans *shipped them to Americas as slaves*. In Southern Africa, they welcomed the *Dutch, English people and Portuguese into their countries* here in our ’Nilotic plains and Valleys’, we don’t consider these vermin anyone whatsoever. In fact, ’our ancestors’ *wrongly welcomed into our Nilotic plains and valleys’ by ’a way of intrigues’ but the evils are going to be bombed back to *Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Northern Nigeria and West Africa* by a way of a WAR, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>

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                  • 24 June 10:21, by Pakuai

                    South Sudan is not like your DR Congo, Central Africa Republic (CAR) or another Bantuses country. Have you losers ever ’seen’ a Dinka/Jenge/Jaangs/Muonyjieng boy or a girl ’crossed’ Mediterranean sea to go to ltaly, absolutely not, reasons, we know all these creeps than most of these Bantus fools. The *Romans used to bring their long noses into our Nilotic plains and valleys all the times*. But they were always *bloody noses all the times by our Ancestors* and the game is going to be pretty much the same again>>>>

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                    • 24 June 10:31, by Pakuai

                      Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. These vermin covet our country and our people to death. But the evils have step on the ’wrong people feet ----us, the Dinkas/Jenges/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan. WW1 and WW3 was fought here in our noses, but WW3 is going to start here in South Sudan. And we are going to bomb these vermin out of our country and over our people once and for all. The so-called *UNSC* would be changed by us. The UK and France will never ever again dare bring their evil long noses into the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan again>>>>

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