Former Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Armed Forces, Tsadkan Gebretensae (Let. Gen.), called for the establishment of an independent commission, to prepare a level political playing field for the upcoming elections, if Ethiopia is to shrug off its current challenges and become a stable country.
The government of Ethiopia has decided to lift foreign employment permit ban levied specifically on Ethiopians traveling to the Middle East in search of jobs as domestic workers beginning tomorrow January 30, 2018. The ban went into effect four years ago following public outcry regarding the conditions of Ethiopians who faced brutality in the hands of their employers in the region.
Officials of the Guji Zone in the Oromia Regional State has denied plans of transferring the Kenticha Tantalum Mine to youth associations saying that it was “merely an idea to entertain rather than an actionable plan” and that it had no intention of depriving the federal Mining, Petroleum and Biofuel Corporation off its mining concession and processing facility.
The closure of the Kinticha Tantalum Manufacturing Plant in the Guji Zone of the Oromia Regional State has created a controversy among high-ranking officials of the region and the federal Mining, Petroleum and Biofuel Corporation, hitherto supervisory body to the plant, The Reporter learnt.
On its Tuesday’s regular session, the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has passed the so called driver licensing draft proclamation with unprecedented number of nay and abstinence votes the EPRDF dominated parliament has ever seen since its establishment.
Attorney General Getachew Ambaye is scheduled to brief the media tomorrow regarding the pardon/amnesty (yet to be clarified) of some political leaders who are in prison or currently standing trial in Ethiopia.
The Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR), Abadulla Gemeda is reported to have resumed his regular duties as Speaker today as he is seen presiding over proceedings at today’s parliamentary session.
In a bid to alleviate cargo congestion at the Port of Djibouti and offer efficient transport services for imported goods, the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistic Services Enterprise (ESLSE) is awaiting decision by the Ministry of Transport to outsource its services to private transporters under a multi-modal scheme.
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn declared today that party and government officials as well as individuals who have instigated the recent political turmoil in the country will be brought to justice beginning this week.
Because of the widespread case of identity crisis that children adopted by foreign families face and based on the premise that foreign families could not offer relatable family environment to Ethiopian children, Ethiopian government decided to scrap foreign adoption from its Family law.