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Families of mob-attack victims fear for safety

The families of Fitsum Mehari and Haftu Hagezom, victims of the Wollega mob attack a week ago, expressed their concern for their safety following the brutal killings of the two individuals by a mob in Eastern Wollega Zone, The Reporter has learnt.

HelloSolar, BelCash to introduce solar home system 

With Ethiopia moving to a strategy which helps embrace the wisdom of solar energy within the country and play catch-up to successes achieved in neighboring nations such as Kenya and Rwanda; HelloSolar in partnership with BelCash – the mobile banking platform system – is set to introduce a pay-as-you-go system for the nation’s off-grid population with affordable solar home system.

Irish extend support to IDPs

​​​​​​​Known for its charity gesture in Ethiopia through Sir Bob Geldof’s Live Aid in the mid 1980’s, the Government of Ireland via its overseas assistance agency, Irish Aid has partnered with Torcaire, the Irish Catholic Church charity to donate goods worth 500 thousand Euros for the internally displaced people in Moyale. 

City tax authority meets frustrated taxpayers

Officials of the Addis Ababa Tax Authority met with a large number of taxpayers who echoed their frustration over its poor customer services and poor handling of complaints which taxpayers have been filing against tax burdens.

EDP vows to strengthen its peaceful struggle

The Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP), which was in an internal strife due to differences within the leadership of the party for the past one year, reaffirmed its commitment to continue its peaceful struggle for the realization of a democratic political system in the country.