Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia Cabinet Approves New Law to Fight False Information

By Samuel Gebre Ethiopia’s cabinet approved a law to combat hate speech and the dissemination of false information. The new proclamation is aimed at addressing the erosion of the nation’s “social cohesion, political... Read more »
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Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s president resigns amid Cabinet reshuffle

Teshome, 63, took office in 2013 and had often spoken for a more democratic and inclusive government in the Horn of Africa country, which has faced political upheaval and unrest for many... Read more »
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Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »
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Women win half of Ethiopia’s cabinet roles in reshuffle

Guardian – Ethiopia’s prime minister has appointed women to half the posts in his cabinet and created a new ministry of peace in a sweeping reshuffle that will reinforce the momentum of... Read more »
These Are the Women in Ethiopia’s Downsized Cabinet

These Are the Women in Ethiopia’s Downsized Cabinet

Photo: Addis Standard Ethioia’s new ministerial portfolio will have a record number of female ministers consisting 10 out of the 20 ministers. This includes the position of ministry of defense, which will... Read more »
Ethiopia : PM Abiy Ahmed Shuffled Cabinet. Appointed First Female Defence Minister

Ethiopia : PM Abiy Ahmed Shuffled Cabinet. Appointed First Female Defence Minister

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given half the cabinet posts to women Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country’s first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half... Read more »
Ethiopia's new premier reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia’s new premier reshuffles cabinet as part of reform bid

Ethiopia’s newly elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the members of parliament inside the House of Peoples’ Representatives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 19, 2018. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s... Read more »