Ethiopia announces new curbs as part of state of emergency measures

Ethiopia announces new curbs as part of state of emergency measures
 

Ethiopia imposed curbs on its opposition, travel restrictions on diplomats, and a dusk-to-dawn curfew around major projects in new measures announced on Sunday that follow the declaration of a six-month, nationwide state of emergency.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared the state of emergency earlier this month, saying months of unrest threatened the Horn of Africa nation's stability.
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16 October 2016 in World News, Views: 46
Source: Reuters
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