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New Investment Directive in Ethiopia opens previously Restricted Businesses

The Ethiopian Investment Board’s latest directive, No. 1001/2024, aims to regulate the participation of foreign investors in restricted sectors such as export, import, wholesale, and retail trade. This directive marks a significant shift by allowing direct foreign involvement in key economic sectors that were previously exclusively reserved for domestic entities. For the complete text of the directive, click here.

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Understanding Ethiopian Lawyers: Advocates, Attorneys, and Consultants

Ethiopia’s legal system is upheld by a group of dedicated professionals known as advocates. You may have heard them referred to as lawyers, attorneys, or consultants, but their official title is “advocates.” These legal experts are an integral part of the country’s legal landscape, providing essential services to individuals and businesses alike.Advocacy Services: A Multifaceted ApproachAdvocates in Ethiopia offer a wide range of legal services, ensuring that justice is accessible to everyone. From providing legal

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⚠️ Call for registration of Attorneys !

The ministry of justice has announced its intention to register all  federally licensed lawyers  within 2 weeks from today.  Accordingly, attorneys residing in Addis Ababa are required to register themselves at justice bureaus located in Subcities where they pay annual taxes before December 23, 2021. Attorneys paying taxes outside Addis Ababa are expected to apply for registration at regional justice bureaus in accordance with the notice attached.  የፌደራል ፍርድ ቤት ጥብቅና ፈቃድ ላላችሁ በሙሉ በፌደራል

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Criminal Benches of Lideta High Court move to a new location

The federal high court has announced the change of location for conducting trials for limited criminal benches. The change is said to only affect remand courts which used to hear bail matters, Negligent Homicide cases as well as appellate criminal cases formerly held at the Lideta bench of the federal high court. Accordingly , starting from December 21, 2020,  benches overseeing the above matters will be conducted in the fifth floor of the newly built

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Addis Ababa University (AAU) Masters 2020/21 LLM Candidates exam information

This article has been updated with a change of venue for the examination. Click here to read the update. Addis Ababa University, College of law and Governance Studies has announced that the Law School entrance exam for 2020/21 academic year will be administered on Saturday December 5, 2020 (9:00 AM-in the morning). This applies to both regular and extension programs in all streams. The entrance examination will be administered at Sidist Killo Campus. The exam

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