Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), on Thursday, inaugurated Sheger Bread Factory, which was constructed by MIDROC outlaying 900 million birr. The Factory has the capacity to produce 1.5 million loaves of bread a day and 80,000 an hour.
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), which received a notice from the Tigray Regional State Council about holding regional polls, has rejected the request citing the Board does not conduct an election unless and otherwise a reassessment is conducted related to the condition of the global pandemic COVID-19 and a conducive environment is created to hold elections.
In a bid to allow two new telecom operators join the Ethiopian telecommunications market, the Ethiopian Telecommunications Authority (ECA), together with the Ministry of Finance, have received expression of interests from major telecom companies.
Business | Jun 27
The tobacco monopoly in Ethiopia, National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE), is accused of breaching the total ban placed on the advertisement and promotion of tobacco products in the country, The Reporter has learnt.
Society | Jun 27
A 17-year-old Ethiopian teenager has become the latest suspect caught with cocaine worth USD 400,000 and he is set to face life imprisonment in Hong Kong. He became the latest of many nationals who use Addis Ababa as a hub to transport the illegal substance.
Society | Jun 27
Lycée Guébré-Mariam, a French community school, has been facing angry parents over its recent school fee price hike, until the school came up with certain adjustments that will impose a 20 percent added fee on those parents who can afford it, The Reporter has learnt.
With a pressing need to help protect local journalists and journalism, a new association has been started in Ethiopia.
Interview | Jun 20
In its ongoing efforts to close the digital skills gap in Africa, Microsoft 4Afrika has launched its third SkillsLab in Ethiopia.
Interview | May 30
“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”.