Ethiopia's decision coalition has chosen another pioneer in the individual of Dr. Abiy Ahmed. He will inevitably end up Prime Minister of the nation.
State-subsidiary FANA Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) detailed late Tuesday that the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) had chosen Abiy as its administrator.
His ascent to end up Prime Minister – head of government – is commenced on endorsement by the Front's Council and resulting endorsement by the parliament. Political watchers hold that that procedure is an insignificant convention.
Ethiopian journalist and blogger, Eskinder Nega’s freedom is in doubt after he reportedly refused to sign a ‘false confession form’ in exchange for his prison release. Eskinder, who has been in jail since 2001, convicted of having links with banned groups, was among the over 740 prisoners that have been pardoned by Ethiopian authorities as part of political reforms. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) quoted Eskinder’s wife, Serkalem Fasil, saying that at 11am, local time, a prison official asked Eskinder to sign a form which falsely stated that he was a member of Ginbot 7, an organization that the government deems a terrorist group. displayAdvert("mpu_3") Through this deplorable behavior the Ethiopian government is undermining any goodwill it might have generated by releasing an innocent man from prison. Fasil said when her husband refused to sign and asked to see a more senior official, he was returned to his cell. At 11 a.m. local time, a prison official asked Eskinder to sign a form which falsely stated that he was a member of Ginbot 7, his wife Serkalem Fasil, told CPJ. His requested to see a senior official but was not allowed and Eskindir was returned to his cell, his wife