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Export earnings slide further

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.

Former Blue Party PR charged with terrorism

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. 

Dispute between Ministry and Auditor General goes to PM

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.

The tough task of reviving Somalia

Lack of a strong and stable central government, civil war, clan politics are said to be the major reasons for the lawlessness that has overwhelmed Somalia for the past two decades.

Gov’t contemplates USD 1.5 agro industry parks

- 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).