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Ethiopia: State of Emergency grants PM sweeping powers

Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 10:52 pm

Ethiopian government decreed a state of emergency on Sunday. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the decree on Sunday at noon on the state-owned tv. The decree followed the deadly week of protests across Oromia and in some parts of the [...]

The Legality Of The Wolqait Question: Issues To Worry About

Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 5:41 am

(Zeray W/Senbet) [Clink on the table of contents to jump to specific section] 1. Preliminaries What is an identity question? What is state border delimitation change/re-adjustment question? And how does Ethiopian law protect them? What is the [...]

Ethiopia: Chaos for Votless Power

Friday, September 2, 2016 @ 3:03 am

The voice of its People is the voice of the country! Not those crimes committed on its citizens! Invisible, insensible, unpredictable but wrongly to those inhabited by alien life and mind set. It is all about the consequences of what is being [...]

Hate speech, ethnic tension ahead of Kenya’s 2017 elections

Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 5:11 pm

(Peter Alingo) As Kenya prepares for elections next year, the political die seems already cast. With the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) facing off against the ruling Jubilee Coalition, the political temperature is rising. Political [...]

AU Commission Elections: from bad to worse?

Friday, July 1, 2016 @ 5:38 pm

It has been four years since the controversial, highly contested and divisive campaign and election of the current chairperson of the AU Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in 2012. With Dr Dlamini Zuma’s incumbency coming to an end and her [...]

Abdirahman Abdishakur announces candidacy for Somalia President

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 @ 3:09 pm

Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame announced his candidacy for Somali president in the 2016 election. The announcement was made at Hotel Jazeera Palace, attended by politicians, intellectuals, members of federal parliament, and leaders of other political [...]

Somalia| Key politicians form Wadajir Party ahead of election

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 2:14 pm

Seasoned Somali politicians launched a new party ahead of the parliamentary election to held in 2016. The new party, named, Wadajir Party was launched on June 9, 2016 in Mogadishu. The ceremony, which took place in Hotel SYL was attended by [...]

Ethiopia: Revised tax rates for Salary and Small businesses

Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 5:16 am

Ethiopian government disclosed the draft income tax proclamation that has been the subject of speculation for long. The government has been indicating for about two years that it was considering a revision of the income tax, which has been in place [...]

Text of Ethiopia’s draft Computer Crime proclamation

Monday, May 9, 2016 @ 5:06 am

Proclamation   No. ……/2016 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMPUTER CRIME WHEREAS information and communication technology plays a vital role in the economic, social and political development of the country; WHEREAS unless appropriate [...]
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