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State of Emeregncy

Addis Abeba, March 26/2020 – The Council of Tigray Regional State announced region-wide state of emergency to prevent the possible spread of #COVID19, Tigray Mass Media Agency reported. Today’s announcement comes a day after the regional state council meet yesterday and passed the decision to declare a state of emergency …

Addis Abeba, February 19/2018 –  The office of Federica Mogherini, head of the European Union external action service, released a statement expressing the block’s concern that “the resignation by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn opens a period of uncertainty in Ethiopia.” On Thursday February 15, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said …

Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, February 17/2018 – The US Embassy in Addis Abeba has issued a statement saying the US “strongly disagree[s] with the Ethiopian government’s decision to impose a state of emergency that includes restrictions on fundamental rights such as assembly and expression.” The statement came after the council …