Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Birhanu Fikade

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Expansion of Oromia President’s Office evicts residents

Thirty-seven households that reside around Greek School in the vicinities of Dembel City Center told The Reporter that they were told to vacate their residences to make way for the expansion of the Oromia President’s office.

Inflation: the vice eating away social virtues

It is one of the busiest working days of the week in the Bole area where hungry customers swarm a popular butcher shop to have lunch. Teenagers sniffing glue, for a quick high, are waiting for their share of the waste food to arrive. If lucky, they will get a well-packed plastic bag filled with leftovers.

Mayor’s Office sacks officials previous Mayor hired

The Addis Ababa City Mayor’s Office relieved off their duties for undisclosed reasons at least 10 appointees the former mayor put into office, The Reporter has learnt.

Ethiopia secures USD 1.1bln in FDI inflows: UNCTAD

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCATD), in its Investment Trends Monitor Report released this week, indicated that Ethiopia remains relatively stable drawing USD 1.1 billion in Foreign Direct Investment inflows during the first half of 2020.

IMF projects Ethiopian growth to return to pre-pandemic rates by 2022

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Ethiopia’s economic growth to contract in 2020 and 2021, with the growth returning to pre-pandemic rates by 2022.

AU to raise USD 300mln for COVID-19 response

The African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with various institutions and prominent individuals, is set to raise USD 300 million, nearly half the USD 647 million needed to ease the social, economic and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 in all African countries.

City Rehabilitates Old Landfill

The Koshe-Reppie waste dumpsite that grabbed national attention a couple of years ago for claiming the lives of 116 people following a landslide possibly caused by methane gas explosion, has now been rehabilitated to withstand and avert future possible catastrophes and environmental hazards.

Planning Commission to implement a 10-year economic plan

The Plan and Development Commission has said preparations for the 10-year perspective economic and development plan has been finalized and will enter an implementation stage next month.

EIU releases report on neglected diseases

A new research report released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) – a research and analysis division of The Economist Group – has shown that the eradication of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) could save Ethiopia USD 3.2 billion in the coming two decades, The Reporter has learnt.

Curiosity Triggering Top Tax Payer Snubs

In an effort to encourage honesty and build a culture of pride in paying taxes, the current government introduced an annual top tax payers’ appreciation day last year.