Ethio Lease, Ethiopia’s first privately-held and foreign-owned equipment leasing company has distributed 85 combine harvesters to beneficiaries, including 10 to the Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation.
Two businessmen, Worku Aytenew and Belayneh Kinde, on Tuesday donated 150 oxen to the National Defense Forces and the Amhara Region Special Force in support of law enforcement measures being taken by the government.
The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) of Ethiopia has announced the arrest of 24 individuals, who are accused of plotting to incite violence in Gambella regional state, located in Western Ethiopia.
Exports in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2020, compared to in the previous fiscal year, export revenue increased by USD 115.6 million or 16 percent and a total of USD 838.6 million was earned, according to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI).
The Ministry of Education announced it has finalized preparations to distribute 50 million facemasks to 46,000 schools across the country, in a bid to resume classes with the necessary precautionary measures, to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Ethiopian army is tightening its grip on money laundering activities around borders, following the country’s introduction of new Birr notes to stop illegal circulation of money outside financial institutions.