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Economy

WTO delegation visits Ethiopia

The delegation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) visited Ethiopia and discuss Ethiopia’s accession to the WTO with the members of Ethiopian parliament.

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Politics

Ethiopia introduces hate speech law ahead of election

The House of Peoples Representatives of Ethiopia on Thursday passes hate speech, which was contested by media practitioners, among others.

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Politics

Federal government didn’t sideline Tigray people, Ethiopia PM says

The Federal Government of Ethiopia didn’t sideline the people of Tigray from federal government ministerial positions and has no intention to do so in the future, said Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia.

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Politics

Ethiopian constitution lacks clarity, says PM Abiy

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia said the constitution of the country has gaps about the formation of new regions in the country and lacks clarity about who takes power after the voting.

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Politics

Ethiopia jails 75 Oromo Liberation Front supporters

Amnesty International said it has confirmed that at least 75 supporters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were arrested over the weekend from various places in different parts of Oromia Region of Ethiopia.

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Crime

Ethiopia enacts law to combat weapons’ trafficking

The Ethiopian Parliament on Thursday passes the new proclamation that aims to regulate weapons’ possession and combat illegal trafficking of fire arms within the country.

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Economy

Ethiopia PM promises to address food, housing shortage

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia today said his administration is working to address food and housing shortage in the country.

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Politics

Ethiopia approves new election law

Paving the way for the upcoming general election, Ethiopian Parliament today passes a new law that governs the general election of the country.