Daily Archives: September 21, 2020

Ethiopian Opposition Leader Appears in Court on Terror Charges

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopian opposition leader Jawar Mohammed and 22 others appeared in court Monday to face charges of terrorism and other crimes. Jawar, a media mogul and outspoken critic of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, was arrested in June following

IGAD Executive Secretary Meets Minister Lavrov, Concludes Successful Mission To Moscow

19 September 2020 (DJIBOUTI, Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, concluded a three-day working visit to Moscow during which he met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr

UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet, August 2020

Ethiopia is one of the largest refugeehosting countries in Africa, sheltering 779,261 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2020. UNHCR continues to scale up COVID-19 precaution and prevention efforts among refugees and hosting communities. It is strengthening

Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general’s office said. Jawar, founder of the Oromiya Media Network and a member of the Oromo

Attorney General Gives Priority to Nurturing Effective Justice, Equity

Addis  Abeba  Federal Attorney General, Gedion Timotios said that enhancing the rule of law, justice and equity are the major priorities of his office during the current fiscal year. The attorney General made the remark today at the opening ceremony

AU Calls for Promising Sustainable Education Innovations to Be Funded Up to 100,000 USD

Addis  Abeba  The African Union Commission is calling for promising homegrown sustainable education innovations to be supported with up to 100,000 USD in funding and technical assistance. AU said in its press release that the advent of COVID-19 has exacerbated

Intelligence Center, Accounting & Auditing Board Sign MoU to Combat Financial Crimes

Addis Ababa,  The Financial Intelligence Center and the Accounting and Auditing Board of Ethiopia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that enables them to combat crimes related to financial reporting. The MoU was signed today between Ethiopian Financial Intelligence Center

Digitization of Labour Supply, Matching Database to be Implemented in Industrial Parks

Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Investment Commission and First Consult for BRIDGES Program have signed today a partnership agreement to implement the digitization of labor supply and matching database across seven industrial parks. The agreement that lasts five year was signed between