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Rebranding afoot

Formerly regarded as the most abusive security organ of the government, The National Intelligence and Security Service of Ethiopia (NISS) seems adamant now about rebranding and restructuring itself into an accountable and impartial professional intelligence institution, The Reporter has learnt.

Ethiopian power EX-CEO faces corruption charges

The former CEO of Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), Azeb Asnake (Eng.), became the latest high-ranking official to be implicated in the high-profile corruption case involving the USD 6 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), it was learnt.

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.

Draft bill introduces Naval, Cyber, and Space force

The Ethiopian Army composed mainly of Ground and Air Forces is receiving an upgrade in the form the re-establishment of a Naval Force along with Cyber and Space Forces, according to a new draft bill tabled before the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) proposing significant amendment to the existing Proclamation of the National Defense Forces of Ethiopia.

Attorney General’s list of detainees in relation to human rights abuses

The Federal Attorney General Birhanu Tsegaye announced yesterday that 63 individuals have been detained in relation to corruption and human rights abuses. Today the Federal Attorney General released list of the detainees suspected of alleged human rights abuses and corruption. Below is the list of individuals detained for alleged human rights abuses.

Arabian power play

Since Sunday, the public have been captivated with unprecedented news. This time around it was not about the internal political unrest in the country, it was rather the arrest of Ethiopian-born Saudi tycoon Mohammad Hussein al-Amoudi by the Saudi Arabian government.