Friday, June 14, 2024


Violence rocks Gambella

A series of violence and mass killings has left Gambella—one of the nine federal states in Ethiopia—in a state of severe insecurity and trauma especially after another round of violence that occurred near Jewi Refugee Camp on Thursday, left as much as 21 people dead and seven others heavily wounded.

IGAD to build cancer center in Addis Ababa

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has officially launched resource mobilization campaign to finance its full-fledged cancer treatment and research center in Addis Ababa.

Alternative national exam for students in protest-hit areas

Government considers better incentive for teachers The Ministry of Education (MoE) has said it has already prepared alternative exam schedule for students who were not able to attend their regular class sessions and therefore could not sit for their exam due to the recent protests in several parts of the Oromia and Amhara Regional States.
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House endorses Attorney General Establishment bill

The House of People’s Representatives has endorsed the draft proclamation which reestablishes the Federal Attorney General presiding over the all the prosecutorial power in the country and taking over the duties and responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

Tana forum to deliberate on security issues in Africa

Leaders, policymakers, experts and researchers have gathered in Bahir Dar, the capital city of the Amhara Regional State, for the 5th Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, which will be held from April 16-17.

Establishing the Attorney-General: Reconstructing the justice system or heralding a new one?

The Ethiopian justice system has been one of the most struggling government institutions for decades. Cognizant of these challenges, the Government of Ethiopia has tried its hand on a number of reform programs and measures directed to this sector.
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The diplomatic city struggling to quench its thirst

They say population is a blessing as well as a curse; well in recent time Ethiopia looks to be feeling the pressure of population explosion approaching the big 100 million.

Cyber-attack targets PM’s office

Amidst the recent public protest in several parts of Oromia, a cyber-attack from abroad was directed on the government's central data system, Debretsion Gebremichael Minister of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT) told MPs while presenting his ministry’s half-year performance to the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday.

Blue’s audit committee suspends suspension, sacking

The audit and inspection committee of Semayawi (Blue) Party passed the decision to suspend another decision, one that is passed by the discipline committee of the party, which stipulated the sacking and suspension of five high-ranking officials of the party that includes its founding President Yilekal Getnet (Eng.) and his former deputy.
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Medrek criticizes PM’s recent sentiment

The Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum (Medrek) criticized the recent “apology” of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn concerning the unrest that spread across the Oromia Regional State claiming that it was less genuine since mass detention and torture is still continuing across the region; that is even after the apology.
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