Ethiopia Government Said to Declare State of Emergency - Again

Ethiopia's Council of Ministers "has declared a state of emergency", @AddisStandard says in a Tweet on Friday, citing a report on the state broadcaster EBC. "After nearly 7 hrs waiting, local journalists who were called in to attend a presser from the Council of Ministers have been told to go home and attend the presser by Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa tomorrow morning at 9: 00 AM local time," the newspaper said in another Tweet.

Protestd in Addis Ababa (file photo).