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Ethiopia in transition

Addis Abeba, February 04/2019 – In its 14th urgent session held today, the Council of Ministers has reviewed and passed a new proclamation establishing a federal authority to regulate telecommunication services. The proclamation has been referred to the House of People’s Representatives for approval.   The new proclamation, “Communications Service …

Getachew T. Alemu, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 01/2019 – It is really an interesting time to live in Ethiopia. A country that used to once be defined by a suffocating political space is now witnessing relaxation. As Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told members of the national parliament this …

Addis Abeba, January 31/2019 – Authorities have imposed a curfew of 10:00 PM local time and a ban on public gathering in the Somali regional state in eastern Ethiopia as of yesterday. The measures, which Abdullahi Mahamed Abdi, Somali region deputy security chief, said would last for three days, followed …