National Defense Forces, Federal Police and Oromia Police forces are searching for the culprits who on Wednesday May 16 murdered employees of Dangote Cement Ethiopia, near the factory 80km west of Addis Ababa.
Country manager of Dangote Ethiopia Deep Kamara was shot dead today by unknown assailants near the Dangote Cement Factory located 85 kilometers west of Addis Ababa in the Oromia region Adeberga woreda.
The controversy surrounding MIDROC Gold, the first large scale gold mining company in Ethiopia, reached a climax point this week when the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MMPNG) decided to suspend the mining license of the company in the wake of a public outrage against the company in connection with an alleged environmental pollution.
The Chinese company which is engaged in oil and gas exploration and development project in the Ogaden basin, Poly-GCL Petroleum Investments Limited, is going to start extracting natural gas at the Calub gas field in the Ethio-Somali Regional State next month.
Four African countries including Ethiopia agreed to bolster cooperation with the US to ensure air transport security.
Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Egypt, countries which operate direct flights to the US, have agreed to strengthen cooperation with the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to ensure safe and secured air transport between Africa and the US.