Saturday, April 20, 2024

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Amanuel Yelkal

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Overstaying alumni from conflict areas told to leave AAU campus

Addis Ababa University set a deadline to its students who graduated last year but are still using university facilities to leave the campus by the end of this month. The students come from various conflict-ridden areas in the country.

Amhara region to demand refund for war expenses

The Amhara region of Ethiopia is expected to ask the Federal Government to cover the cost of war in parts of the region, which were under the control of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front’s (TPLF) forces. Due to its geographic location, adjacent to Tigray region, the Amhara region claimed that the war has cost it in billions of birr.

Ethio Re eyes African market after encouraging int’l rating

A first of its kind for Ethiopian insurance firms, Ethio Re received AA for financial strength on a national rating scale and a B- on international rating scale. A South African based rating agency, GCR Ratings, released its evaluation report on Ethiopian Re-insurance S.C’s soundness on December 9, 2021.

Ministry directs Int’l schools to teach online

The Ministry of Education (MoE) grants permission to five international schools in Addis Ababa to begin teaching in a semi-online mode due to the departure of their teachers.

737 MAX-8 crash victim families challenge Boeing’s immunity from criminal charges

families of the two Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft crashes that claimed the lives of 346 passengers and crew members in Indonesia and Ethiopia have filed a motion at the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas on December 16, 2021.

City’s mayor seeks loan disbursement from Chinese Bank to finalize stalled project

No disbursement has been made by Chinese Ex-Im Bank despite $102.7 m pledge The Addis Ababa City Administration requested the Import-Export Bank of China to...

City deploys over 200,000 residents in community policing

The Addis Ababa City Administration disclosed more than 200,000 residents of the capital are providing night-time community policing voluntarily. The new security approach, under which residents protect their neighborhoods in groups, was initiated following the nation-wide State of Emergency (SOE) placed since November 2, 2021.

Agency urges CSOs to register their property

The Agency for Civil Society Organizations, which regulates CSOs, issued a notice for all local and foreign civil societies in the country to provide reports of their assets to the Agency.  CSOs operating in the country have to provide the reports both in soft and hard copy formats before December 29, 2021 and January 08, 2021, respectively.

Berbera-Togochale road project nears completion

85 percent of the construction of the cross-boundary road project which links Somaliland's port city of Berbera with Ethiopia's border town of Togochale has been completed.