This law is the first major legislative reform measure that PM Abiy Ahmed has taken toward ensuring an open operating environment for civil society.
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Abiy’s Ethiopia pardons more than 13,000 people in the past six months who had been accused of treason or terrorism, state-affiliated media said on Tuesday.
Ethiopia allows almost 1 million refugees to leave camps and work. in move praised for providing them more dignity and reducing reliance on foreign aid.
Ethiopia’s state broadcaster EBC aired documentary this week, detailing numerous horrendous torture acts carried out by security services in recent years.
Ethiopia arrest former head of military-run industrial shortly after authorities announced investigations targeting senior members of the security forces.
Ethiopia’s attorney general said on Monday that a five-month long investigation at huge military-run conglomerate METEC has revealed vast corruption.
Ethiopian lawmakers have appointed the country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde. The position is ceremonial in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution.
Ethiopia’s new cabinet 50 percent women, including defense minister, after lawmakers unanimously approved the nominations put forward by Prime minister.
The government of Ethiopia turned off the internet as protesters took to the streets while dozens of people died in ethnic clashes last month in the capital.