Ethiopia to free 4,000 prisoners as it steps up war against COVID-19

Ethiopia plans to free over 4,000 prisoners holed up in its prisons as a measure to curb the spread of coronavirus. “To contain the spread of Coronavirus, 4011 convicts who are serving their sentence in federal prison facilities will be released,” said Adanech Abebe, the Federal Attorney-general who was appointed to the position this month. […]

Ethiopian Parliament ‘passes gun control law’

Following increasing violence in the country, especially between ethnic groups, Ethiopian lawmakers has passed a law aimed at controlling gun ownership in the country. With this law in place, each region is required to outlines the legal age that one can acquire a gun and also limits the number of guns a person is allowed […]

Ethiopia launched country’s first satellite

On the 20 of December 2019 Ethiopians attended the launch of the country’s first micro-satellite (ETRSS-1) at the Entoto Observatory on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa, in what was described as an amazing strike to joining the host of other Sub-African States in their attempts to develop space agenda to press on their […]

Ethiopia puts satellites in space joining other African nations

There is a growing list of African nations with a Satellite in space with Ethiopia becoming the latest to have one placed there. The sub-Saharan state on Friday launched its first satellite into space, joining the list of other sub-Saharan nations striving to develop space programs to advance their development goals and encourage scientific innovation. […]