Ethiopia’s Application for EITI Candidature Approved

The governing board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) board met in Oslo on March 19, 2014 and approved the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) application for EITI candidature to its global standard on transparent management of oil, gas and mineral resources. While announcing the approval, EITI Chair, Clare Short said that she was pleased […]

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Report Calls On Ethiopia to Reform Repressive Anti-Terror Law

Ethiopia’s use of a sweeping anti-terrorism laws to imprison critical journalists is hindering the development of free and independent media in the Africa’s second largest country, according to the report on World Press Freedom Review (2012-2013) recently published by the International Press Institute (IPI). Dozens of journalists, independent bloggers and political activists have been arrested […]

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