Following the suspension of the upcoming July general election because of COVID-19, which forced the country to declare a state of emergency for five months, the Government of Ethiopia has presented a study to political parties with four potential options on the way forward.
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) issued a statement indicating that al-Shabaab is releasing false information following April 10 U.S. airstrike in Somalia.
United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) post-strike assessments confirm that one of the three terrorists killed in the command’s Apr. 2 precision airstrike. One of the deceased was a long-standing, high-ranking leader in the al-Shabaab terrorist organization, according to AFRICOM’s press statement.
Protesters across sub-Saharan Africa have braved bullets and beatings to defend their rights in the face of continuing conflict and state repression, Amnesty International said today as it published its annual review of human rights in the region.
Amnesty International today calls on the Government of Ethiopia to immediately release recently detained journalists and political opponents.
To avoid suffocation and avoid the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in jails the Southern region of Ethiopia decided to pardon and set free over 12,553 prisoners.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia todays urges all Ethiopians to unite and complete the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), his country is building on the Nile River.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Electoral of Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) today announced that it is forced to postpone the upcoming general election, which was scheduled to take place at the end of August 2020.
The Oromia Region of Ethiopia today announced that it has lifted the bank in four zones of Western Wellega area of the region, the President of Oromai Region said.
As universities across Ethiopia close to avert spread of the COVID-19 virus, Amnesty International is calling on the Ethiopian authorities to disclose measures it has taken to rescue 17 Amhara students from Dembi Dolo University in Western Oromia, who were abducted by unidentified people in November 2019 and have been missing since.
The Ethiopian parliament today approved appointment of three ministers, attorney general and commissioner for the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed also appointed female boss for the Metal Engineering Corporation (METEC).