Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »

Ethiopia police fail to produce detained blogger who criticized martial law

A university lecturer and prominent blogger in Ethiopia, Teshome Seyoum, was due to appear in court on Thursday (March 22) but the police failed to produce him, local media and rights group... Read more »

Ethiopia Sentences Opposition Leader to Six Months in Jail for Contempt of Court – U.S. News & World Report

africanews Ethiopia Sentences Opposition Leader to Six Months in Jail for Contempt of CourtU.S. News & World ReportADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian court sentenced a senior opposition leader to six months... Read more »

Ethiopia sentences opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian court sentenced a senior opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court on Monday because he raised his hand when addressed by the... Read more »

Ethiopia top opposition figure gets prison time for contempt

By Associated Press By Associated Press January 11 at 9:50 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — One of Ethiopia’s most prominent opposition politicians has been sentenced to six months in prison for contempt... Read more »

Opposition Leader Merera Gudina Pleads Innocent On All Charges

Merera Gudina is the leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress.   Appearing in court for the first time after the court’s summer recess, Dr. Merera Gudina has pleaded his innocence against all... Read more »

Former member of Ethiopia Marxist regime apologizes in court

A former member of a Marxist group that seized control of Ethiopia in the 1970s in a bloody purge known as the Red Terror apologized Thursday for the regime’s many crimes but... Read more »

Oromo leader Merera Gudina: the Biggest victim of Ethiopia state of emergency?

Ethiopia’s parliament in August 2017 voted to lift a state of emergency imposed since October 2016. What started as a six-month measure to quell anti-government protests, eventually lasted 10 months. After the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Attorney General Charges Two Suspects in Grand Corruption Case

Two officials from Sugar Corporation were charged for on a corruption case today September 4, 2017. The officials were arrested by the Federal Police Commission a month ago along with government officials,... Read more »

Massive assets freeze in Ethiopia high-level anti-corruption crackdown

A court in Ethiopia has ordered the freezing of assets belonging to individuals and entities listed in a recent anti-corruption crackdown. The Addis Fortune portal reports that some 210 individuals had their... Read more »