Ethiopia’s Major Milestone: No Jailed Journalist!

Since Ethiopia’s reformist premier, Mr. Abiy Ahmed came to power in April 2018, he has accomplished a lot towards establishing the much required platform for democratic progress.

But many challenges remain. The country’s stability in particular deserves substantial attention from the government as well as all stakeholders in the country and the international community. In the meantime however, a major milestone has been achieved. Ethiopia has no jailed journalist for the first time in well over a decade! Read Quartz’s report on the issue. Link: https://qz.com/africa/1494561/ethiopia-has-no-jailed-journalists-in-2018-the-first-since-2004/.

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