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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.

Jailed Ethiopian garners PM’s attention

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and musician Teddy Afro have joined thousands of people in calling for the immediate release of Nazrawit Abera, a 27 year old Ethiopian Engineer facing a possible death sentence over a disputed drug offence in China.

“Addis Ababa belongs to all of us”

Holding his second press conference since he came to power a year ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) gathered correspondents at the Office of the Prime Minister, which is located off Lorenzo Taezaz Street, for a lengthy two hours and 10 minutes briefing on current issues and his stay in Office for the past one year.

Time to reach out

Ethiopia and Kenya are indeed close when it comes to commitments and partnerships having a history that dates back to the time of Jomo Kenyatta and Emperor Haileselassie I. They enjoy a high level of special status agreements. But this has not translated into higher level of cooperation as aspired long-ago, allowing the two countries to have open borders and free movement of people and goods.

Canadian PM pushes his planned visit to Ethiopia

Canada’s Justin Trudeau has cancelled his long-planned trip to Ethiopia, The Reporter has learned from sources within Global Affairs of Canada, in Ottawa. This comes as 23rd Prime Minister is facing a slew of substantial allegations at home over political meddling inthe case of a major Canadian engineering company with connections to Ethiopia.

Senior French official stops by ahead of Macron visit

In preparation for the state visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, which is scheduled for March 14-15, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, the French Secretary of State to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs is paying a visit to Ethiopia this weekend.

Guinea, Ethiopia agree on bilateral security, air transport et al

Arriving early to attend the 32rd ordinary summit of the African Union (AU), Guinean President Alfa Konde met with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and inked seven bilateral pacts that involves establishing a Joint Ministerial Commission and Foreign Affairs Partnerships and have agreed to launch air transport links.