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The United States "strongly" disagrees with Ethiopia's decision to impose a state of emergency, the embassy in Addis Ababa said Saturday.Read More

Posted On February 17, 2018By In None

Ethiopia emergency to last six months

Ethiopia said Saturday that a state of emergency will remain in place for six months, as the authorities move to quell "chaos and unruliness".Read More
Addis Ababa (AFP) Ethiopia said Saturday that a state of emergency will remain in place for six months, as the authorities move to quell “chaos and unruliness”. The council of ministers declared the country’s second emergency decree in two years on Friday evening. It capped a tumultuous week that saw Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resign, a strike in the country’s largest region and a massive prisoner amnesty. “The state of emergency will be for six months and will be approved by parliament,” state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) wrote on Facebook,Read More
Addis Ababa (AFP) Ethiopia said Saturday that a state of emergency will remain in place for six months, as the authorities banned protests to quell what they termed “chaos and unruliness” despite condemnation from key ally the United States. The council of ministers declared the country’s second emergency decree in two years on Friday evening, capping a tumultuous week that saw Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s surprise resignation, a strike in the country’s largest region and a massive prisoner amnesty. The US embassy in Addis Ababa on Saturday said it “strongly”Read More
Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Friday, a move capping a tumultuous week that saw the prime minister resign, a strike in the country's largest region and a massive prisoner amnestyRead More
Ethiopia on Friday declared a state of emergency one day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his resignation, state media reported.Read More
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned unexpectedly on Thursday, the first leader to do so in the country's recent history.Read More
Addis Ababa (AFP) Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on Friday, a move capping a tumultuous week that saw the prime minister resign, a strike in the country’s largest region and a massive prisoner amnesty Citing a decision by the council of ministers, the the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) said: “A state of emergency has been declared as of now.” It gave no timeline for the emergency decree, the second since 2016, which was announced in a statement read by an anchor on the state broadcaster. The communique eluded toRead More
Ethiopia on Monday dropped charges against top dissident Bekele Gerba, state media reported, ending the trial of a critic whose detention fuelled deadly protests and brought the country international condemnation.Read More
Clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups have forced around one million people to leave their homes, according to a UN report seen by AFP.Read More