Skip to main content
x
Privatization wheels turning
Privatization wheels turning
Following the announcement of Ethio telecom’s liberalization project, companies such as France’s Orange, South Africa’s MTN Group and Kenya’s Safaricom have all expressed interest in joining the industry which Ethiopia desires to uplift. So far, at least two operators are in the process of joining the sector, once they acquire licenses for operations.
WFP warns of COVID related famine
WFP warns of COVID related famine
The World Food Program (WFP) has warned that famine related to the COVID-19 pandemic could cost a heavy toll of lives around the world.
Egypt allegedly supplies weapons to Somalia
Egypt, which has been at loggerheads with Ethiopia over the hydroelectric dam project the latter is building over the Nile, has now defied a UN arms embargo with an alleged arms delivery it has made to Somalia, on February, 2020, The Reporter has learnt. 
Ethiopia eases mandatory quarantine for diplomats
The Ethiopian government has eased the 14 day mandatory quarantine period for diplomatic missions entering the country.
Commission sets deadline for President, PM et.al to have their wealth registered
Commission sets deadline for President, PM et.al to have their wealth registered
The Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has urged high-level government officials including the President, Prime Minister, House Speakers and Ministers, to declare their wealth and the respective sources of their wealth, before the end of the fiscal year.
Ethiopia embraces digital higher education
Ethiopia embraces digital higher education
As COVID-19 forces Ethiopia to consider digitizing much of its services, the latest to catch the wave are local universities and colleges being forced to take their classes online.
Ethiopia to benefit from Canada’s USD 159 mln global COVID-19 fund
Ethiopia to benefit from Canada’s USD 159 mln global COVID-19 fund
Canada’s Minister of International Development, Karina Gould has announced a USD 159.5 million fund to help the international effort against the fight of COVID-19, including that of Ethiopia’s.

ADVERTISEMENT
 
ADVERTISEMENT
add

 

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Interview

“We call upon the Prime Minister to publicly order the security forces to immediately stop the use of extrajudicial executions”
“We call upon the Prime Minister to publicly order the security forces to immediately stop the use of extrajudicial executions”
This week, Amnesty International released a damning report on the status of human rights in Ethiopia. It highlights some of the positive reforms that have taken place in the last few years, but also focuses on the “horrendous human rights violations in inter-communal clashes and armed skirmishes”.
Working towards shaping legal education
Working towards shaping legal education
Leah Mehari is the head of Students Career Development Unit, CLGS at Addis Ababa University as well as an assistant lecturer of its School of Law.
Promoting public-private partnership in health
Promoting public-private partnership in health
Suraphel Mathewos Alemu is a young medical doctor based in the capital. He is also the co-founder of a new organization that is intent on promoting public health within Ethiopia
Focusing on prevention work
Focusing on prevention work
In the era of COVID-19, the head of Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Julien Lerisson, converses with Samuel Getachew of The Reporter on the ICRC’s recent effort to help curb the devastation of the virus, on the history of the organization, how it has affected its operation and on some of the efforts in the Somali region where ICRC returned two years ago after more than a decade of absence. Excerpts:
“If the media in Ethiopia hold their nerve, and can find ways to adapt to the circumstances”
“If the media in Ethiopia hold their nerve, and can find ways to adapt to the circumstances”
It has been months since COVID-19 impacted the globe in so many ways. This pandemic is challenging the world’s social, economic and political order.
“Possibilities for growth and recovery are endless”
“Possibilities for growth and recovery are endless”
In the midst of COVID-19, the Jack Ma Foundation has stood out for its timely and swift assistance in contributing needed and scarce medical supplies to many nations, including to Ethiopia.

NEWSPAPER
pdf