The Norwegian Nobel Committee has given the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed (PhD). The historic win places the 43-year old among 99 candidates who won one of the most prestigious honors since it was founded in 1901.
The account of expanding contraband activities in various boarder areas of the country, the amount of gold produced by artisanal miners in various regional states and being channeled to the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) keeps dwindling, The Reporter has learnt.
Months after it started selling its shares, ZemZem Bank – which is to be the first recognized full-fledged Islamic banking institution – has managed to raise more than 600 million birr in paid-up capital, and has registered a subscribed capital of 1.2 billion birr, The Reporter has learnt.
With millions of customers within Africa and beyond, Vodacom Group Limited – a South African telecom giant 65 percent of which owned by the multinational Vodafone – became the latest international telecom company to visit Ethiopia as it attempts to bid for the slice of the massive Ethiopian telecommunications sector.
Interview | Oct 12
Solomon Tekle (PhD) is an Assistant Professor of Law at the School of Law of the University of Gondar. His research interests include development, law and human rights. His recent research project: “Forced Displacement from Land as a Limit for the Realization of the Right to Development in Ethiopia”, looks into the recent displacements in the country, government’s response to problem and how it affects the displaced in terms of realizing their right to development.
Interview | Oct 05
The African Union Commission (AUC) held a policy dialogue conference on facilitating the implementation of the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) from September 24 to 26, 2019 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.