Tag Archives: Ethiopia protests

22 February 18

Hailemariam Desalegn’s resignation won’t stop unrest in Ethiopia

Last week, Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his resignation, following years of political unrest and violent protests in the country. It was a surprise move in which the PM took responsibility for failing to deal with Ethiopia’s political divisions more
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21 January 18

Ethiopia: 5 killed by police during religious festival

At least five people have been killed by police during a religious festival in northern Ethiopia.

02 January 18

Ethiopia vows to release political prisoners

Ethiopia’s prime minister on Wednesday announced plans to release all political prisoners and close Maekelawi, one of the country’s most notorious detention centres.

28 February 17

How long will Ethiopia’s state of emergency suppress dissent?

On February 2, Ethiopia’s communications minister told the Financial Times that the country’s state of emergency had succeeded in suppressing nationwide anti-government protests.

03 November 16

Ethiopia’s PM Hands Cabinet Roles to Oromo People in Reshuffle

Ethiopia’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, in a bid to create a more ethnically diverse body of high-ranking officials.


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