Ethiopia Approves Draft Law to Lift Six-Month State of Emergency

By Nizar Manek, 2 June 2018
(Bloomberg) --
Ethiopia approved a draft law to lift the state of emergency that was introduced after former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned following years of protests by government opponents.
The nation’s Council of Ministers approved the law to lift the six-month state of emergency, the ruling party-funded Fana Broadcasting Corp. reported. The law will now be sent to parliament, the House of People’s Representatives, for consideration.
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