Ethiopia: House Extends State of Emergency for Four Months - AllAfrica.com

After Hearing the remark presented by the State of Emergency Inquiry Board and having accepted the Command Post 's request, the House of Peoples' Representatives yesterday unanimously voted for extension of the State of Emergency (SoE) to another ...

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 ...

Ethiopia Extends State of Emergency By Four Months - AllAfrica.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 ...

State of emergency extended in Ethiopia - defenceWeb

Ethiopian state of emergency extended Ethiopia's parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to extend the country's state of emergency for another four months after Defence Minister Siraj Fegessa told it some "anti-peace forces" were still at large. The ...

Ethiopia state of emergency extended by four months - Independent

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | 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 ...

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by 4 months - New Jersey Herald

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have extended the state of emergency declared six months ago for an additional four months. The widely expected extension came amid reports of continued violence and anti-government activities in ...

Ethiopia extends State of Emergency period to sustain relative calm - Sudan Tribune

March 30, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian parliament on Thursday unanimously endorsed proposed motion to extend the nationwide State of Emergency for additional four months. The House of peoples representatives today unanimously voted in ...

Despite outward calm, Ethiopia extends state of emergency - The Boston Globe

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 Ethiopian Government ...

Ethiopian Parliament Extends State of Emergency By Four More Months - AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia extended the current State Of Emergency by four additional months. The SoE was first declared in Oct. 2016 and was due to end in April. The House of People's Representative, dominated by the ruling EPRDF, during its regular meeting this ...

Ethiopia: Parliament Extends State Of Emergency 4 More Months - STRATFOR

Ethiopia's parliament extended the country's state of emergency for four more months on March 30, AP and the Washington Post reported. The move comes as no surprise, as reports continue to surface of low-level violence in remote areas of the country.

Ethiopia Extends National State of Emergency by 4 Months - Voice of America

Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday extended the country's six-month state of emergency for an additional four months. The widely expected move came amid reports of continued violence and anti-government activities in some remote, restive areas. The state ...

Ethiopia extends state of emergency - The Australian

Ethiopia's parliament has extended the country's state of emergency by four months, two weeks after it had initially relaxed some parts of the measure. The state of emergency was originally declared in October and set to last for six months in response ...

Ethiopia: Martial law extended 4 more months - Anadolu Agency

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 People's representatives voted unanimously to ...

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 ...

16 Jailed in Ethiopia for Trying to Create New State - Khaosod English

Ethiopia's Communication Affairs Minister Getachew Reda speaks to media about the current unrest in the country last October in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: Mulugeta Ayene / Association Press. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — An Ethiopian court has ...