It has been more than three months since Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed (PhD) was sworn into the highest public office in Ethiopia. Over the course of the last three months a lot has happened, which is shaping the political discourse of today’s Ethiopia; as the saying goes there are decades where nothing happens and there are weeks where decades happen.
The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) on Friday partially opened the Ethio-Eritrean airspace that has been closed for any air transport for the past 20 years.
The Singaporean ship builder, Sembcorp Marine, is in talks with Poly-GCL, the Chinese company which recently discovered oil and gas finds in Ethiopia, for the provision of an offshore natural gas processing terminal to be moored at the Port of Djibouti and connected to the natural gas transportation pipeline extending from the Calub and Hilala gas fields in the Ogaden basin of the Ethio-Somali Regional State.
Following the decision by the House of People’s Representative (HPR) to delist the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) and Patriotic Ginbot 7 from the terrorists list, the executive committee of the Blue Party (Blue) announced that the president of the party, Yeshiwas Assefa, is currently visiting the US to discuss with the leaders of Patriotic Ginbot 7 on matters ranging from working together to merger.
Interview | Jul 07
Tadesse Tilahun is the Chief Executive Officer of National Oil Company (NOC), one of the few and pioneer petroleum importing and distributing companies in Ethiopia. Before founding NOC in 2004 with two other shareholders, Tadesse has accumulated more than 40 years of professional experience in the oil industry.
Interview | Jun 23
Fisseha-Tsion Menghistu (Prof.) is a tax and investment expert with a total of 50 years of experience in the area. He also has a considerable amount of experience in teaching at a tertiary level having lectured in seven different universities at postgraduate level.