Is the Absence of a Certificate of Marriage a Ground for the Dissolution of Marriage Under the Ethiopian Family Law?
According to the Revised Family Code Proclamation No. 213/2000 of Ethiopia, a marriage shall be concluded before an Officer of Civil Status and in accordance with the religion or custom of the prospective spouses. The law further defines "marriage according to custom"...
The New Investment Legislations: Widening the Gateway to Foreign Investment in Ethiopia
Ethiopia has revised its investment proclamation and regulation as part of the ongoing economic and legal reforms. The new Investment Proclamation No. 1180/2020 and the Investment Regulation No. 474/2020 aimed to introduce new changes to investment admission and administration in Ethiopia. The laws are expected to increase in-bound investment and address some of the administrative challenges facing investors on the ground.