The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) is closely following the case of 150 Ethiopians who have been detained as a result of the skirmish between the security forces of South Africa and traders at the Johannesburg Central Business District, the spokesperson of the Ministry said during a media briefing on Friday, August 9 2019.
Some 33 opposition political parties have demanded the cancelation of 20 articles and the revision of 13 articles from the draft Ethiopian Electoral and Political Parties Proclamation which was presented before the House of People’s Representatives (HPR).
Among the major decisions taken by the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) in the past one year following the political development and the change in leadership of the ruling front of the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) was the cessation of hostilities and rear rapprochement with Eritrea.
The human rights condition of the country, which has showed some improvements following the coming into power of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has been derailed from time to time, and now is reaching a very critical situation, the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRC) stated.
Earlier this week,28th year anniversary of the down fall of the military regime, thederg, was celebrated, albeit in lower tempo than before.Signifying the rather divergent paths various regional states and the federal government are these days, the celebration of this holiday was as colorful as it was only in Tigray Regional State.
The All Ethiopian Union Party (AEUP), which was conducting its general assembly in the presence of 459 members last weekend, elected Mamushet Amare as the new chairman of the party while Abraham Getu was elected as the deputy chairman, The Reporter has learnt.
Abiy Ahmed (PhD), chairman of the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) and chairman of the Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) attending the concluding ceremony of the 10th general assembly of the Somali Democratic Party (SDP) on Wednesday, has urged the Somali politicians to push their political activity further and play their role in the national politics at the center.
The Executive Committee of the All Ethiopian Unity Party (AEUP) has unanimously decided to reunitewith the ousted leadership of the party headedby Mamushet Amare and et al.Subsequently, the two sides have agreed to work together and strengthen theirpolitical struggle so as to address the questions and demands of the public.
With the tenure of the current Addis Ababa City Administration coming to an end, the Unity for Democracy and Justice Party (UDJ) has called for the establishment of a new caretaker administration to administer the city.