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A hero’s welcome
A hero’s welcome
None but one phrase best describes the commotion around the gates of Kilinto prison and in the vicinities of Merera Gudina’s (PhD) home to congratulate the famous opposition leader for his release from prison after a year and a month – a hero’s welcome.
UNHCR Condemns Gov’t for the Woldia Epiphany Festival mishap
UNHCR Condemns Gov’t for the Woldia Epiphany Festival mishap

United Nation High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) condemned the recent incident in Woldia, Nor

Breweries jack up retail prices 
Breweries jack up retail prices 
Local breweries in Ethiopia are set to introduce price adjustments (increases) to their products starting today, The Reporter has learnt. BGI Ethiopia, the bottler of St. George and other brands, for instance, has already started distributing its products under the adjusted price.
Detainees over Woldia’s Epiphany clash released

All detainees in relation to the two-day Epiphany Festival conflict of Woldia Tow

Death toll rises to seven in Woldia’s Epiphany clash

The number of deceased in yesterday's clash in Woldia Town at the Kana Zegelila c

Government backtracks on supplementary budget
Government backtracks on supplementary budget
Rolling back on its shift made eight years ago while moving from line-item budgeting to program budgeting, the Council of Ministers once again approved a supplementary budget of 14 billion birr this week. The current supplementary budget came for the eighth year in a row since the introduction of the new type of budgeting in the country.

Interview

Watchdog role of the press
Watchdog role of the press
Kevin Z. Smith has more than two decades of newsroom and teaching experience in journalism when he assumed his new role as deputy director of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at The Ohio State University.
Century-old ties
Century-old ties
Ambassador Raphael Morav is a career diplomat who has served Israel for the past 30 years on the diplomatic front. He is now assigned to serve as the Israeli ambassador to Ethiopia, Burundi, and Rwanda residing in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia is Morav’s second assignment in the African continent next to Liberia.
Incubating innovators
Incubating innovators
Markos Lemma is the founder of iceaddis, Ethiopia’s first innovation hub that works with young people to support them realize their entrepreneur dream. According to him, iceaddis is designed to foster innovation, the connection of great minds and help create collaboration. Here he reflects with The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew on his innovative enterprise, its challenges and highlights and reflects on his experience traveling the world and discovering why the world is becoming one big village.
Giant benefits of nanotech
Giant benefits of nanotech
Nanotechnology or Nano, as it is affectionately called among the researchers circle, is quite a new concept on the scientific arena. Though still too infant, the subject already has both opponents and proponents. Researchers in the Nano world hope that there will be a paradigm change from the field extending to the extent of ending death itself.
Narrowing the health care gap
Narrowing the health care gap
Nick Krayacich (MD) was recently in Ethiopia leading a delegation of American and Canadian medical professionals and members of a Rotary Club to help build a hospital in Debre Birhan, Amhara Regional State. With a generous donation of an American who donated more than USD 500 thousand, the hospital is to be the first of its kind in the region.
Budding friendship
Budding friendship
Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov made an official and historic visit of Ethiopia last month. Highlighting the visit President Mulatu Teshome (PhD) underscored the “importance of the development relations between (Ethiopia and Azerbaijan) and underline the significance of increasing of efforts to bring bilateral cooperation to a higher level”.