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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.

Media Council urges gov’t for legal recognition

A product of a decade-long negotiation that involved consolidation and compromise, the Ethiopian Media Council, two and a half years after its establishment is unable to attain a legal personality until now, and the executive committee of the council has requested the designated body of the government to undertake its registration process and grant legality to the council.