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Despite outward calm, Ethiopia extends state of emergency - Washington Post

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's parliament voted unanimously Thursday to extend the country's state of emergency for another four months after top officials warned of the continuing threat of unrest. Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous country ...and more »

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months - Aljazeera.com

The Ethiopian parliament has extended by four months a state of emergency it declared six months ago after almost a year of often violent anti-government demonstrations. The widely expected extension comes amid reports of continued violence and ...and more »

Ongoing Social Unrest Undermines Booming Ethiopia's Grand Economic Plans - World Politics Review

Last month, at the world's largest mining investment conference, held this year in South Africa, Ethiopian officials emphasized their priority of developing their country's mining sector, which currently contributes less than 1 percent to GDP. By 2025 ...and more »

Ethiopia's state of emergency extended by “popular demand” - OPride.com

(OPride) — Ethiopia's rubber stamp, single-party parliament voted on Thursday to extend by four months the nationwide state of emergency it declared last October. It was decreed to squash sustained and widespread protests, particularly in the populous ...and more »

Ethiopia extends state of emergency after relaxing restrictions - africanews

Ethiopia has extended the nationwide state of emergency declared last year by another four months on Thursday after lifting some restrictions two weeks ago. The country's parliament unanimously voted for the extension after the State of Emergency ...and more »

Oromo: 16 OLF Dissidents Arrested and Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms - UNPO

Photo by @rod Flickr. Since the declaration of state of emergency in October 2016, Ethiopia has been imprisoning tens of thousands of dissidents. The recent arrest of 16 activists – all members of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) – shows how the ...and more »

Ethiopia extends state of emergency in place since Irreecha - Africa Times

Ethiopia will maintain its state of emergency for an additional four months, following a parliamentary vote Thursday that approved the extension. The Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) said the measure passed unanimously after Ethiopian Defense ...and more »

Ethiopia: Martial law extended 4 more months - Anadolu Agency

By Addis Getachew. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia. The Ethiopian parliament Thursday has extended by four months the state of emergency put in place last October following series of violent protests in the Amhara and Oromia regional states. The House of ...and more »

Ethiopia state of emergency extended by four months - Guardian

Ethiopia's parliament on Thursday approved a four month extension of a state of emergency that was first imposed in October to quell nearly a year of anti-government protests. “The House unanimously voted to extend the state of emergency,” said a ...and more »