A month after the demonetization moves of the Abiy Ahmed (PhD) administration came into effect, a major phase came to an end yesterday as the time span for changing old notes with new ones ran out for amounts ranging from 100,000 birr to 1.5 million birr.
Tasked to improve transport services, monitor ongoing service deliveries and address outstanding problems, the Ministry of Transport (MoTr) established an independent council in collaboration with stakeholders, the Transport Minister announced.
The African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with various institutions and prominent individuals, is set to raise USD 300 million, nearly half the USD 647 million needed to ease the social, economic and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 in all African countries.
The United States of America, through its International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), has committed USD 1.55 million (equivalent to some 54 million birr) in technical development for the Tulu Moye Geothermal Power Plant Project in Ethiopia.
Society | Oct 17
The Koshe-Reppie waste dumpsite that grabbed national attention a couple of years ago for claiming the lives of 116 people following a landslide possibly caused by methane gas explosion, has now been rehabilitated to withstand and avert future possible catastrophes and environmental hazards.
In a surprise move, the European Union’s aviation regulator announced that the highly disputed Boeing 737 Max-8 jet is safe to fly again.
Interview | Oct 10
Sara Yirga is the founder & Manager of YA Coffee Roasters and is emerging as one of the most passionate promoters of Ethiopian coffee. Here, she talks to The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew reflecting on her local brand, on Ethiopia coffee, promoting it in the world and on helping Ethiopian women coffee entrepreneurs.