Ethiopia jails former minister for corruption

Ethiopia jails former minister for corruption

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian court on Friday convicted a former cabinet minister on corruption charges and sentenced him to six years in prison. The conviction comes amid a push by... Read more »
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Ethiopia Charges Former Head of State Electricity Firm, Others With Corruption

Reuters ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia on Friday charged the former head of the state electricity company and the former deputy head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with corruption in relation to the... Read more »
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Ethiopia charges ex-head of military firm METEC with corruption

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia charged the former head ofmilitary-run industrial conglomerate METEC with corruption on Thursday,nearly two months after his arrest. Kinfe Dagnew was chargedwith four counts of corruption related to... Read more »
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Ethiopia – Billionaire Mohammed Al Amoudi ‘Still Alive’ and Charged With Graft

Bloomberg- Saudi-Ethiopian billionaire Mohammed Al Amoudi is in the custody of authorities and has been charged with corruption and bribery, a Saudi official said on Thursday — more than a year after... Read more »
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TPLF accuses Ethiopian government of ethnic crackdown

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A powerful party in Ethiopia’s government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown – an unprecedented public charge exposing deep rifts at... Read more »
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Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Head of Army Firm in Crackdown on Security Services

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day... Read more »
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Ethiopia arrests ex deputy intelligence chief in corruption, rights crackdown

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration launched a crackdown this week... Read more »