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Ethiopia , Thursday 22 February 2018

News Ethiopia: No Security Issues in Ethiopia - Foreign Minister

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00059056.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Ethiopia has seen recurring and sometimes violent anti-government demonstrations since 2014, driven by demands for increased power-sharing among the country's parties and ethnic groups. The Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu has said there were no security ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia’s Great Rift

News channel or source: http://foreignpolicy.com/2018/02/20/ethiopias-great-rift/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — On the day that Bekele Gerba, a prominent Ethiopian opposition leader, was released from prison, thousands of people took to the streets in celebration. It was a scene unlike any other in Ethiopia over the last quarter century ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia's state of emergency 2.0

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/ethiopias-state-emergency-20-180219112158956.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Last Friday, the Ethiopian government declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency, invoking a grave threat to the constitutional order. The emergency, the second in less than a year, was announced a day after the resignation of Prime Minister ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/ethiopia-says-state-emergency-last-six-months-130042887--business.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

(This Feb. 17 story is refiled to reflect latest update) By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A state of emergency imposed in Ethiopia a day after the prime minister resigned will last for six months, the defense minister said on Saturday, as ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM's resignation

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-politics/ethiopia-declares-state-of-emergency-after-pms-resignation-idUSKCN1FZ1C4
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia announced a state of emergency on Friday, a day after the prime minister resigned, as pressure mounted on the country’s ruling coalition. The coalition decided emergency rule was “vital to safeguarding the ...

News Ethiopia: Does Ethiopia’s New State of Emergency Dash Hopes for Reform?

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/21/does-ethiopias-new-state-emergency-dash-hopes-reform
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

On February 17, Ethiopia’s Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa declared a six-month state of emergency, appearing to end, for the time being, hope the government would undertake further reforms to open up political space. The announcement capped off a ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Gondar continues shutdown to protest emergency rule

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/21/ethiopia-s-gondar-continues-shutdown-to-protest-emergency-rule/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The sit-down strike in the city of Gondar in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state entered its third day. The protest is against government’s declaration of a national state of emergency late last week. Reports from local portals indicate that the ...

News Ethiopia: China and Ethiopia, Part 2: The Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/china-and-ethiopia-part-2-the-addis-ababa-djibouti-railway/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

There are numerous examples of the successful and tangible manifestations of China’s Africa policy all across the continent. Two recent projects have placed a spotlight on Ethiopia, where the Chinese presence is overwhelming: the first modern light ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia's political crisis intensifies

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/ethiopias-political-crisis-intensifies/vi-BBJncLv
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Ethiopia's political crisis is intensifying after its prime minister resigned last week. The country is considered a key U.S. ally in the region when it comes to fighting terrorism. CBSN contributor and Signal newsletter writer for GZero Media, Alex ...

News Ethiopia: To save Ethiopia from civil war, solutions must work from the ground up

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/opinion/international/374900-to-save-ethiopia-from-civil-war-solutions-must-work-from-the-ground-up
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Ethiopia teeters on the edge of a precipice. For the past two years, waves of defiant public protests have made the country ungovernable and posed an existential threat to the ...