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African leaders applaud Ethiopia PM for reforms - Daily Pioneer

Africa’s leaders applauded Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started on Saturday. “Ethiopia is undergoing...

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Ethiopia arrests former deputy spy chief Yared Zerihun - Daily Nation

Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested amid investigations into corruption and human rights abuses committed by the security forces. Yared Zerihun, the former deputy head of the national security agency, is one...

Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruption

By ELIAS MESERET  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country’s attorney general announced...

Ethiopia says its security heads ordered an attack of the country’s new prime minister - Quartz

  By Abdi Latif Dahir   Young, popular and preaching peace, prime minister Abiy Ahmed has accelerated reform across all sectors in Ethiopia since coming to power in April. But his radical and transformative agenda has faced opposition—more...

Ethiopia PM appoints woman as official spokesperson - africanews

Ethiopia has a new goverment spokesperson as at Monday with the appointment of Billene Seyoum as Press Secretary at the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. She is to be assited by another woman, as Helen Yosef, was also confirmed as deputy...

A problem for Ethiopia's leader: the young men who helped him to power - Reuters

Maggie Fick, Tiksa Negeri WOLISO, Ethiopia (Reuters) – They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give up other cultural traditions. This...