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Birtukan Midekesa, Chairwoman of the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), has downplayed the recent move made by a coalition of opposition political parties, which has rejected the recently ratified Election law of Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.
With no signs of abating, the consumer price index inflation in Ethiopia is reported have reached a seven-year high in the just ended month, intensifying fears that it might exacerbate the already distorted macroeconomic situation in Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.
Kefi Minerals Plc, a UK-based gold exploration and Development Company, and its Ethiopian subsidiary Tulu Kapi Gold Mine Share Company Limited, which it owns in partnership with Ethiopian government, are set to start the next phase of the development of its mining concession in October, 2019, The Reporter has learnt.
Since he came into power last year, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed did not have it easy with regard to the managing the geopolitical situation in the Horn of Africa. Contrary to the level of support and acceptance he gained in the global arena, the 42-years old PM and his regional policy are yet to find their bearing with regard to this restive region; this of course is with the exception of Eritrea where the PM took credit for bringing Eritrea back from the metaphorical “cold”.
Despite the country facing shortages in wheat supply, 2300 metric tons of wheat import stored at the Port of Djibouti for more than five months, has been exposed to contamination, The Reporter has learnt. The import is thought to be worth around USD one million.
ABH Partners, a health consultancy firm, has sued five government officials on the basis of defaming its goodwill and reputation following communiques the defendants have dispatched through social and mainstream media regarding a postgraduate program that Jimma University run in partnership with ABH in its Campus in Addis Ababa; the plaintiff has claimed 174.6 million birr in compensation for damages caused to its operation due to unlawful and misguided statements that the defendants released to the public.