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Arabian power play

Since Sunday, the public have been captivated with unprecedented news. This time around it was not about the internal political unrest in the country, it was rather the arrest of Ethiopian-born Saudi tycoon Mohammad Hussein al-Amoudi by the Saudi Arabian government.

Court continues to release suspects arrested on corruption charges

Prosecutors of the Federal Attorney General facilitated the release of Samson Wondimu and Bekele Balcha - suspects in the high-profile corruption case - from the Ethiopian Roads Authority. Apparently, the two suspects were released without the knowledge of the Court and the court has opposed this serious breach in the due process.

Southern region charges 13 officials, businessmen over corruption

The Southern Regional State has leveled charges on 13 senior government officials including the former head of the regional Housing Development Enterprise, Tilahun Deneke (currently Finance and Administrative Head at Ministry of Construction), and businesspersons accused of grand corruption and abuse of power.