Ethiopia, SOCIETY

Ethiopia arrest former Communication Minister

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – State and private media in Ethiopia have disclosed that former Communication Minister, Bereket Simon, has been arrested by the federal government. His arrest is allegedly connected to corruption. Arrested at […]

Ethiopia, SOCIETY

More political prisoners pardoned in Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) –Ethiopian state media recently disclosed that about 13,000 people previously charged with or convicted of terrorism and/or treason, pardoned over the past six months. Ethiopia’s Parliament in July passed a law […]

Ethiopia, SOCIETY

Ethiopia opens up on Refugees

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – Ethiopia has passed a law giving almost one million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps. The law allows refugees to move out of the camps, attend regular […]