Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prison By ELIAS MESERET, ASSOCIATED PRESS BURAYU, Ethiopia — Jan 17, 2018, 2:39 PM ET Opposition leader Merara Gudina, centre, walks with his supporters after his release, in Burayu, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 17 2018. Ethiopias top opposition figure and hundreds of others were released […]
Ethiopia’s prime minister has told the BBC he is not afraid of criticism from journalists, despite the country’s reputation for stifling free speech.
January 5, 2018 (JUBA)- South Sudanese government unveiled on Friday strict security measures after armed opposition forces loyal to the exiled former first vice president Riek Machar raided capital Juba on Thursday night, causing panic and forcing authorities to impose steep measures.
Hailemariam Desalegn said a new detention centre will comply with international standards Ethiopia’s government has denied that all political prisoners will be freed, saying that only some imprisoned politicians will be pardoned. An aide to the prime minister said a mistranslation led to him being quoted as saying that all […]
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