Wednesday, February 28, 2024

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Yonas Abiye

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Doping investigations go deeper from athletes to managers, officers

The Government of Ethiopia disclosed that it has started investigations on athletes’ managers, agents and officers in relation to the doping allegations that are making news headlines lately.

Ministry defends hotels star-rating

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism defended the recent hotel-rating in Addis Ababa and other regional towns despite grievances from some hotel owners.

House endorses several bills

In its regular session on Tuesday the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has endorsed several draft proclamations including loan agreements, proclamation to provide for the issuance of special government bond and an agreement for the establishment of African Trade Insurance Agency.

The diplomatic city struggling to quench its thirst

They say population is a blessing as well as a curse; well in recent time Ethiopia looks to be feeling the pressure of population explosion approaching the big 100 million.

thirsting for solutions

Addis Ababa is currently hit with the worst water crisis that the city has seen in the past decades and residents like Amelework are...

CBB’s branches to be renamed after its new owner

All branches of the recently engulfed Construction and Business Bank (CBB) are scheduled to reopen doors as branches of its new owner, the mammoth Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), on Monday.

Gov’t, donors allocates 1.5 bln birr to address water shortage

A total funding in amount to 1.5 billion birr has been dispatched for six regional states in Ethiopia, which are severely affected by the current drought, and specifically targeting the devastating water shortage associated with drought conditions in these regions.

Urban safety-net secures USD300 MLN financing

The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday discussed several draft laws, including a USD 300 million loan agreement that Ethiopia recently cemented with the World Bank Group for the soon-to-start Urban Productive Safety Net project which will be implemented in Ethiopia for the first time.

Ethiopia edges closer to joining Africa Trade Insurance

Ethiopia’s bid to join the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATIA) has come close to be finalized as the Houses of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday reviewed a draft bill that stipulates membership terms for the country when joining the continental insurance organization.

Attorney General takes over public prosecution

 A draft bill that was presented to parliament this week for debate  proposes the reestablishment of the Federal Attorney General, which will possess all the powers and responsibilities that have been assigned to the Ministry of Justice hitherto, in additional to consolidating all the prosecutor’s roles in the country including those accorded to the special prosecutors of Ethiopia Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA), Federal Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (FEACC) and the Trade Practice and Customer Protection Authority (TPCPA).