At Least 51 Officials Arrested for Corruption in Ethiopia

Started with an arrest of a senior cabinet member earlier this month


Ethiopian authorities have carried out another wave of arrests that brings the number of people detained on suspicions of corruption to more than 50.

Berhanu Assefa of the country's federal ethics and anti-corruption commission says at least 51 people have been arrested in the past few weeks. He said the list of suspects could grow longer.