Citizens’ Perception Toward Civil Society: A Public Opinion Survey in Ethiopia

The environment for civil society in Ethiopia is among the most restrictive in the world. The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has overseen a continuous crackdown on opposition, independent media, and civil society. As the EPRDF marks 25 years in power, civil society groups struggle to maintain operations and keep their doors open. […]

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Interesting Facts and Figures from the Performance Audit of the Charities and Societies Agency

In a performance audit conducted on the Charities and Societies Agency by the Office of the Federal Auditor General, auditors found numerous issues related to institutional capacity, structural efficiency and enforcement of rules and regulations. These issues seem to have contributed to the rather poor performance of the Agency as a body entrusted with the […]

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