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World Press Freedom Day 2019

The main celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2019 will take place in Addis Ababa, from 1 to 3 May 2019. The event will provide a platform for multiple actors to exchange on current issues, threats and achievements concerning freedom of the press.

The overall theme of the event will be the role of media in elections and democracy. A wide range of sessions (plenaries, debates, lightning talks, etc.) will address different aspects of the overall theme.Read More

ETHIOPIA MOVES TO BAN PUBLIC SMOKING, ALCOHOL ADVERTS

The Ethiopian parliament has passed a draft bill that restricts smoking in public places and also bans a category of alcohol advertisement especially in broadcast media..

The Food and Drug’s Proclamation addresses thematic public health issues as Food Safety Administration, Tobacco Products Regulation, Alcohol Control and Medicine and Medical Device AdministrationRead More

EUTELSAT PARTNERS WITH ETHIOPIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION AND THE ASSOCIATION OF ETHIOPIAN BROADCASTERS FOR VIDEO CAPACITY ON EUTELSAT 8 WEST B

Paris, 12 February 2019 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has signed simultaneous multi-year contracts with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity on its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite. The aggregate of these contracts represents multi-transponder capacity, including incremental resources.Read More

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