Addis Abeba, March 03/2018 - According to Art. 93 (2) of the Ethiopian constitution the emergency decree should be "approved by a two-thirds majority vote of members of the House of Peoples' Representatives." This clause was invoked by the Speaker of the House, Abadula Gemeda,
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
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