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Another cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) appoints former Amhara and Oromia regional state administrators, Gedu Andargachew and Lemma Megerssa, as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, respectively. Similarly, the current minister of Defense, Ayisha Mohammed (Eng.) was reassigned as Minister of Construction & Urban Development.

Ethiopia makes phenomenal improvement In world press freedom index

The World Press Freedom Index-2019, annual index published since 2002 by the French based Reporters without Borders, aka Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), has ranked Ethiopia 110th out of 180 countries in general level of media freedom exhibiting an improvement of 40 places in ranking since last year where the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) took over the reins of power at Arat Kilo.

Ethnic politics: the peril of Ethiopia?

The euphoria that engulfed the country one year ago when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) assumed the hot seat at Arat kilo seems to be receding slowly. Another round of protests is visiting the country and they are erupting here and there.

The Sudanese Conundrum

The situation in Sudan remains uncertain following the ousting of the long serving president, President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir by the military,on Thursday, and the mass protest which led to the weakening of al-Bashir’s administration still showing no sign of letting up.

Audit contributes to arrest of officials, business people

The Government of Ethiopia’s latest corruption crackdown, in which 59 officials and business people suspected of corruption charges were arrested,was said to have strong connection with audit findings that Federal Auditor General have been presented to the House of People’s Representatives over the years, The Reporter has learnt.

AEUP elects Mamushet Amare as chairman

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.

Reigniting Somali politics

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.

OLF politics, military splits

The army of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has officially separated from the party, OLF, which is based in Addis Ababa, The Reporter has learnt.

Court martial slashes prison terms for mutineer commandos

Members of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) who have been sentenced to imprisonment for marching in arms to the Office of the Prime Minister in October 10, 2018, got their sentences slashed by the appellate Military Court, The Reporter has learnt.