Thursday, September 28, 2023

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Yonas Abiye

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From El Niño to La Niña: nation on red-alert as drought is to be swapped by floods

It has not been long since the nation has been tormented by the El Niño-driven drought, which has devastated most parts of the country with over 10 million in need of emergency food aid.

From El Niño to La Niña

A year of drought has left 10.2 million Ethiopians, almost a tenth of the population, without enough food.

Catch 22: The audit report vs. the static predicament

Ten missing cars and more than two billion birr unaccounted for. Lost, undocumented, misused, and damaged public properties.

Bill proposes independent body for aircraft accident investigation

Bureau cannot launch an investigation unless recommended by MoT The House of People's Representatives has discussed a bill which proposes the establishment of an independent body which holds the power and the exclusive jurisdiction to the conduct aircraft accidents and incidents investigation in Ethiopia.

Power shortage leaves well-equipped biotech lab incapacitated

The National Biotechnology Research Center (NBRC), one of the 17 national research centers under the Ethiopian Institute of Agriculture Research (EIAR), revealed that its sophisticated biotechnological studies including identifying and analyzing DNA has been severely hobbled by frequent power interruption and inadequate supply.   

IGAD to build cancer center in Addis Ababa

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has officially launched resource mobilization campaign to finance its full-fledged cancer treatment and research center in Addis Ababa.

Contraband continues to affect tax system

Mercato leads in both tax contribution, evasion The Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA) told the House of People’s Representatives on Tuesday that it is having a hard time keeping up with the growing contraband trade in Ethiopia as the contrabandists constantly alter their methods and contraband networks evading the existing anti-contraband operations and controlling mechanisms.

Alternative national exam for students in protest-hit areas

Government considers better incentive for teachers The Ministry of Education (MoE) has said it has already prepared alternative exam schedule for students who were not able to attend their regular class sessions and therefore could not sit for their exam due to the recent protests in several parts of the Oromia and Amhara Regional States.

House endorses Attorney General Establishment bill

The House of People’s Representatives has endorsed the draft proclamation which reestablishes the Federal Attorney General presiding over the all the prosecutorial power in the country and taking over the duties and responsibilities of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

Controversial cybercrime draft proclamation tabled for approval

Technological advancement in communication technology makes people’s interaction simpler and enjoyable.