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House challenges PM’s gov’t restructure

In what is going to be the third Cabinet in a single election term, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has announced his new government on Thursday, while unusually Members of Parliament (MPs) were seen to be tougher on the new PM and with regards to his government restructuring and ministerial appointments.

YUM! Strengthens footing in Ethiopia

The first Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) franchise is set to open its doors in the capital located within Bole, inside the Berhane Adere building. The first eatery will open in what used to be Ambassador Brand clothing store, The Reporter has learnt.

UN human right commissioner to visits Addis

At the invitation of the Government of Ethiopia, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan is set to visit Addis Ababa for four days starting tomorrow.

Speaker swaps teams

In unexpected turn of event, Abadula Gemeda, a veteran member of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR), has left his position to assume a role at the executive branch of government as national security advisor to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) with ministerial portfolio, while Muferiat Kemal was endorsed in unanimous vote to replace him becoming the first female Speaker of the House. 

First Hilton in North Ethiopia

Northern Ethiopia is going to have the first five-star rated Hilton Hotel as the management contract was inked between Green Coffee Agro-Industry and Hilton Worldwide, this week.

Karuturi to start afresh in Ethiopia

Passing through turbulent years in Ethiopia, Karuturi Agro Products PLC – a subsidiary of the Indian based Karuturi Global Ltd (KGL) – said it is about to recommence the troubled commercial farms it was forced to abandon in Ethiopia, last year.