The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), says it is preparing to undertake Sidama referendum and general elections of Ethiopia on schedule – within the coming nine months.
Paving the way for the upcoming general election, Ethiopian Parliament today passes a new law that governs the general election of the country.
Ethiopia and the United States of America recently agreed to exchange information on terrorist screening, the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa said.
Editors working on different media outlets in Ethiopia gather today in Addis Ababa to establish the country’s first Editors Association.
The highly indebted and implicated in grand corruption and embezzlement military owned company (Metal Engineering Corporation (METEC), made plea for cancellation of 57 billion (close to $2 billion) government debt.
Over 500 people arrested in relation to the recent violence in Southern Ethiopia, which led to the death of several dozens of people and destruction of properties of non-Sidama ethnic group.
The House of Peoples’ Representatives (Ethiopian Parliament) unanimously approved the proposal to postpone general elections in the capital, Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa cities administration councils and local elections.
The Amhara region of Ethiopia, which has recently lost its president and other senior officials in relation to coup attempt, has today appointed Temesgen Tiruneh to serve as president of the region.
Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, has arrived Asmara, Eritrea, today for two days official visit, Eritrean Information minister said.
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said it is set to manage referendum in Sidama zone in the coming five months. The decision came in response to the quest of the zone to upgrade its status and become one region in Ethiopia.
The United States military and the Ethiopia National Defense Force, militaries from the nations of Brazil, Burundi, Canada, Djibouti, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Rwanda, Somalia, Uganda, United Kingdom are set to conduct an annual military exercise.
Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia Demeke Mekonnen reacted to the controversial tweet of a retired senior diplomat of the United States Herman Cohen on the recent coup attempt in Ethiopia.
The number of suspects arrested in Ethiopia in relation to the last month coup attempt has reached 223 in Bahir Dar city, over 140 in Addis Ababa, while 59 Kalashnikov guns with thousands of bullets are seized so far.