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DP World to finalize feasibility studies on regional logistic hub

The United Arab Emirate (UAE) based multinational port and terminal operator, DP World, said that it has been closely following the privatization moves the Government of Ethiopia is considering; and currently, the state owned operator is finalizing a feasibility studies to launch a logistical operations across East Africa where Ethiopia is one of the targeted countries.

HERQA takesmeasures on 15 colleges, campuses

The Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) has taken measuresagainst 15 private collages and higher-learning institutions for failing to meet regulatory requirements, which it says undermines the quality of education being delivered to students, The Reporter has learnt.

Zayed Sustainability Prize partners with XHUB Addis

Looking to attract prospective candidates from Ethiopia for the USD 3 million prize fund,Zayed Sustainability Prize has decided to partner with xHUB Addis, one of Ethiopia’s noted incubation hubs, just in time for the upcoming 2020 edition.

Regional to federal

The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has endorsed the nomination put forth by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) in his latest bid to shuffle his Cabinet. Accordingly, Lemma Megerssa andGedu Andargachew, former heads of the Oromia and Amhara Regional States, were chosen to assume key ministerial positions ofthe Ministry of Defense (MoD) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), respectively.

Ethiopia soars in world press freedom index

The World Press Freedom Index-2019, an annual index published since 2002 by the French based Reporters without Boarders aka Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), has ranked Ethiopia 110th out of 180 countries in general level of media freedom exhibiting an improvement of 40 places in ranking since last year where the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) took over the reins of power at Arat Kilo.