With an aim to “ensuring Ethiopia has a vibrant media sector capable of supporting the development and peace building agendas of the country,” the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Ethiopia Liaison office, is discussing with various media stakeholders in order to establish media sector coordination platform.
The committee formed under the Federal Attorney General Legal and Justice Affairs Consultation Council, the Media Law Assessment Team has organized a consultative meeting for today to discuss hindrances it identified within media laws of the country.
Following the attack and subsequent passing away of Suleiman Ahmed – the driver of a team of journalists from Dire Dawa City Mass Media Agency – who was badly attacked by a mob of assailants, police investigations are yet to be conducted and suspects have not been arrested so far.
Suleiman Ahmed, the driver in the team of journalists from Dire Dawa City Mass Media Agency, who were attacked by a group of youth in Meisso on Friday, has passed away today in a hospital in Dire Dawa, The Reporter learnt.
A group of journalists en route from Dire Dawa to Addis Ababa to cover the welcoming ceremony for President Isaias Afewerki were reported to have been attacked by unknown group of youngsters putting some of them in a critical condition.