In connection to the annual Oromo Festivity—Irrecha— celebrated in the town of Bishoftu was reported to have turned violent and many people are feared dead due to a stamped and commotion that was created during the ceremony.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Thursday that it is bracing itself for a new influx of South Sudanese to Ethiopia after the arrival of some 30,000 refugees earlier this month.
The Government of Ethiopia is set to deploy a team of experts to conduct the second round of damage assessment, which is inflicted upon a mix of foreign and local firms by the recent protest in the Amhara and Oromia Regional States, the Ethiopian investment Commission (EIC) said this week.
President Mulatu Teshome on Thursday bestowed military ranks of Lieutenant, Major and Brigadier-General on over 38 high-ranking military officers in the Ethiopian Defense forces, the office of the President said in a press release sent to The Reporter.
-Chinese contractor commences work in Addis with USD 21Mil
The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) has decided to rehabilitate, upgrade and expand electric power distribution networks of the country where eight major cities in Ethiopia are set to benefit from the nation-wide 85 million dollars project.
The Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), a founding member of the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has announced a reshuffle plan that will be in effect as of this month.