Over 20,000 detainees released but about 5000 will be charged

Over 20,000 detainees released but about 5000 will be charged

5000 detainees still under custody and will be charged March 29,2017 “Command Post”, a board composed of senior military officers that is overseeing state of emergency legislation, says well over 20,000 detainees Ethiopians who have been detained since the introduction of the legislation in October 2016 are released. They were detained in connection with anti-government […]

Executive Summary of Freedom House 2017 report on Ethiopia

Executive Summary of Freedom House 2017 report on Ethiopia

Editor’s Note : The following is Freedom House 2017 report executive summary. The organization did not release full report at this point in time. It has stated,on its website, that it will do so as soon as the report becomes available. Freedom House January 31,2017 Ethiopia was wracked by protests throughout much of 2016, a […]

Oromia region of Ethiopia pardoned 10,000 inmates

January 5,2017 Oromia regional state pardoned 10,000 inmates who have been serving prison terms in the thirty six prions across the region.They will be released starting tomorrow, reported Eskindir Firew, VOA Amharic journalist based in Addis Ababa. According to the report, Lema Megeresa, president of Oromia regional state, exercised power vested on him by the […]

Business : Legadadi, in Oromia region of Ethiopia, to have biggest resort

Business : Legadadi, in Oromia region of Ethiopia, to have biggest resort

Business News/borkena January 2, 2017 Legadadi, a small town 23 kilometers outside of Addis Ababa, is to have biggest resort in four years time, according to a report by Capital. Seemingly, the project is a joint venture by local real estate developer from Ethiopia, who is throwing $150 million US towards the project, and Dusit […]

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