The embattled export earning continues to take a nose dive in the first year of the Second Growth and Transformation (GTP II), according to the nine-month performance report which is expected to be presented to the House of People’s Representatives.
Yonatan Tesfaye, former Public Relations Head of Semayawi (Blue) Party has been charged with acts of terrorism. According to the charge, Yonatan has been posting provocative and violence inciting messages in relation to the conflicts that erupted in the Oromia Regional State last year.
The European Union has extended a sum of 35 million euros to Addis Ababa University (AAU) for the establishment of the Ethio-European International Business School and the Ethio-European Business Innovation Center.
Airports Enterprise hires consultant for market development study
The Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of China has agreed to provide additional 120 million dollars loan for the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport passenger terminal expansion project which is under way at a cost of 345 million dollars.
Ahmed Abitew, Minister of Industry, has requested the intervention of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn over a lingering dispute between the Ministry and the Federal Auditor General regarding an audit finding for the fiscal year 2013/14 and the recommendations that the Ministry has been instructed to implement by the House of People’s Representatives.
- Manufacture export fares way below target
The Ministry of Industry (MoI) has vowed to build four major integrated agro industrial parks with a total cost of USD 1.5 billion separate from the ongoing industrial parks development projects headed by the Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC).
The mastermind of the 2010 bomb attacks in Uganda's capital, Kampala, which killed 74 people, has been found guilty of terrorism.
Ugandan Isa Ahmed Luyima is one of 13 men on trial at Kampala's High Court.