Tag Archives: Corruption

‘Nobody will Kneel’: Tigrayans Defiant as Ethiopian Leader Cracks Down

Anger and resentment in Tigray as government intensify crackdown against corrupt and criminal TPLF individuals
The TPLF ship has plummeted to the bottom of the sea. Criminal TPLF thugs who are hiding in Tigray can bluff, huff and puff all day long. It ain’t gone make a damn bit of difference … as they will certainly face justice at the end of the day.

BY MAGGIE FICK | REUTERS

In the birthplace of the armed struggle that propelled Ethiopia’s ruling coalition to power 27 years ago, there is growing anger as the country’s new prime minister stages a crackdown on the region’s once-powerful leaders. Continue reading ‘Nobody will Kneel’: Tigrayans Defiant as Ethiopian Leader Cracks Down

Somalia President Impeachment Motion ‘Dropped’

Impeachment motion flops as 14 out of the 92 MPs whose names originally appear on the motion back down saying ‘they didn’t sign up to it’. The perpetrators behind this motion must have forged their signature then and that only mean they committed fraud on a national level. Time to face justice.

BY BBC NEWS

An impeachment motion submitted on Sunday by some Somali legislators against President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has been dropped because of a lack of support. Continue reading Somalia President Impeachment Motion ‘Dropped’

TPLF Officials Do the ‘Perp Walk’ on the Eve of Eritrea Sanctions Lifted

“The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice”

It was quite a contrast seeing TPLF officials in handcuffs and doing the perp walk, while the UNSC do the prep work to lift the TPLF engineered sanctions against Eritrea, simultaneously.

BY BEREKET KIDANE

It was quite a contrast and juxtaposition of events, to say the least. It was the kind of 24-hour period that will make you say, “There is a God after all.” TPLF officials, the very ones that were hellbent on destroying sovereign Eritrea and “breaking its spinal cord” as they put it was being arrested and paraded in front of the cameras at the same time the United Nations was preparing to lift the illegal and unjust sanctions put on Eritrea. Continue reading TPLF Officials Do the ‘Perp Walk’ on the Eve of Eritrea Sanctions Lifted

Ethiopia’s Military-Linked Firm METEC Ousted from Dam Project

The multi-billion dollar controversial project has been dogged by disputes and delays.

BY TESFANEWS *

The Ethiopian government has terminated its contract with Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC) company, which is run by its military under the Ministry of Defence, from building the controversial $4 billion dam project on the River Nile due to numerous delays in completing the project. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Military-Linked Firm METEC Ousted from Dam Project

Ethiopia: Gov’t Investigating Offshore Bank Accounts of Senior Officials

[Lt Col] PM Abiy Ahmed: “Countries are cooperating with our government in the investigation.”
BY ADDIS STANDARD

In a meeting with senior government officials including members of his cabinet, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the government was investigating foreign bank accounts held by senior government officials, a source who attended the meeting told Addis Standard. Continue reading Ethiopia: Gov’t Investigating Offshore Bank Accounts of Senior Officials

Al-Amoudi Refuses to Hand Over Money for His Freedom

Saudi releases most detainees in a corruption probe. Al-Amoudi does not yet agree to settlements. Authorities react by arresting his relatives.

Mohammed Al Amoudi has a very large business portfolio in Ethiopia. The Saudi government announced it had claimed about 400 billion Saudi riyals ($106.6 billion) from detainees, so far.

BY ENGIDU WOLDIE | ESAT NEWS

Reports coming out of Saudi Arabia say Ethiopian born Saudi billionaire has refused to hand over his money in return for his release. The billionaire and 200 other businessmen and ministers were arrested early in November in the Kingdom’s crackdown against corruption. Continue reading Al-Amoudi Refuses to Hand Over Money for His Freedom