In his bi monthly press briefing, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Dina Mufti (Amb.) discussed with reporters the recent Egyptian move to establish a military base in neighboring Somaliland. In that regard, he firmly stated that Egyptians could do whatever they want in Somaliland.
Society | Aug 08
As part of a plan to help Ethiopia meet its Livestock Master Plan, animal health experts from Ceva Santé Animale have completed the training of 150,000 farmers in the management of dairy cattle and more than 700 artificial insemination technicians within the country.
The Deputy Mayor of Addis Ababa City Administration, Takele Uma (Eng.), has told city officials to take immediate action in granting farmers, who possess farming lands in the city’s surrounding area, with a legally binding land title deed.
The Council of the Tigray Regional State, which conducted its 9th emergency meeting on Thursday August 6, 2020 has amended Article 42, Sub Article 2 of the constitution which deals with the electoral system of the region, subsequently, according to the amendment, the electoral system has shifted to a mixed electoral system from the majority vote electoral system.
Business | Aug 08
The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) registered a net profit of 14 billion birr, achieving only 64 percent of its plan for the fiscal year 2019/2020. In a lamentation letter addressed to the staff, the President of the Bank, Abie Sano, stated that he has never reported such a result in his career as a banker and he lacks words to describe it.
Interview | Aug 08
Jeff Pearce is a Canadian author and historian. He is the author of the acclaimed book - Prevail - The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-1941 and is also known as a passionate defender of Ethiopia's interest in the world.
Haddis Tadesse is the country representative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has been at the helm of one of Ethiopia's biggest development partners since 2012 since he moved from Seattle.
Interview | Jul 25
Gebregziabher Gebre is an alumnus of Harvard University. He grew up within SOS Children’s Village in Mekelle after his parents were killed by the drought of 1984. His grandfather, when he was just five months old, transferred him to SOS Children’s Village, in the words of Gebregziabher himself, because he was “too sick and too poor” to raise him and his younger brother.
Interview | Jul 18
Chimimba David Phiri (PhD) is a policy economist and sub-regional coordinator for Eastern Africa and representative to the African Union with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Before May 2018, Phiri was the Sub-regional Coordinator for the FAO Sub-regional Office for Southern Africa for five years.