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Ethiopia Arrested Yared Zerihun Former Deputy Intelligence Chief

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said on Thursday, in the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption.... Read more »
Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

Ethiopia to Launch First Satellite in 2019

By Andualem Sisay Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the devices into orbit. “The satellite... Read more »
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Ably Ahmed and French President Emmanuel Macron

French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday... Read more »
Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia elects 1st female president; ‘sets the standard’ By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of... Read more »
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Dr. Abiy Ahmed elected chairman of EPRDF with Demeke Mekonnen as deputy

  Addis Abeba, March 27/2018 –  AddisStandard The just-concluded meeting by the Council of Ethiopia’s ruling party, EPRDF, elected Dr. Abiy Ahmed Aliy, chairman of the OPDO, as EPRDF’s new chairman. The... Read more »