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The European Union and Ethiopia step up their partnership and cooperation - European Commission - Press release

European Commission – Press release Brussels, 24 January 2019 The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker met with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to discuss EU support to Ethiopia’s reform process and...

ESAT Eletawi Thu 24 Jan 2019

Ethiopia arrests ex-minister for mismanagement of funds - FANA

Channel NewsAsia An Ethiopian ex-minister was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of “mismanagement of public funds” while he was head of a regional public investment fund, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting said. ADDIS ABABA:...

ESAT Eletawi Fri 18 Jan 2019

Ethiopia allows almost 1 million refugees to leave camps and work - Reuters

Nita Bhalla NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ethiopia passed a law on Thursday giving almost 1 million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps, in a move praised for providing them with more dignity and reducing reliance...

Ethiopia says launches offensive against Oromo rebels - Channel NewsAsia

Ethiopian troops have launched operations against members of a rebel group that signed an agreement to end hostilities with the government last year, an official said on Wednesday. ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian troops have launched operations against...

Ethiopia protesters end blockade of main highway to sea - Reuters

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Protesters in Ethiopia’s northeastern Afar region have ended a blockade of the landlocked country’s main route to the sea that was imposed on Sunday to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, police and...

Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed brings new hope, but faces some familiar, old problems - The Conversation UK

Many countries in Africa have suffered because of the gerontocratic nature of their politics, an issue I have often lamented. Some “elders”, such as Robert Mugabe, lost touch with modern statecraft and the changing conditions of life –...