The Ministry of Education spent one billion Birr for the purchase of face masks to be distributed to schools that are opening up amidst the Coronavirus pandemic across the nation, The Reporter learned.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCATD), in its Investment Trends Monitor Report released this week, indicated that Ethiopia remains relatively stable drawing USD 1.1 billion in Foreign Direct Investment inflows during the first half of 2020.
After several years of advocacy and concerted pressure from various civil groups, the Federal Transport Authority finally approved the directive manual that enables granting driving license to the hearing impaired.
The Addis Ababa City Administration (AACA) is set to administer the newly inaugurated Sheger and Entoto Parks. This was disclosed by Adanech Abiebie, the newly appointed de facto mayor of Addis Ababa City.
The Ministry of Women, Children and Youth (MOWCY) is implementing a takeover mentorship program for adolescent girls as part of this Year’s International Day of the Girl 2020 celebration under the theme: 'Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow.'
14 Foreign Nationals are in custody of the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission accused of trying to smuggle drugs to Hong Kong on Monday. All except one are from Nigeria and a woman in her 20’s had come to Bole International Airport from Sao Paulo, Brazil on transit heading to Hong Kong.
FDRE President Sahlework Zewde (left) and Vera Songwe (right) exchange pleasantries on their way out of a Tana Forum session (held from October 19-24, 2020) held to promote frank, relevant and candid dialogue on African security issues at the Sheraton Addis. This year’s session marks the 9th Tana Forum, albeit the event changing its usual venue in Bahir Dar city in caution of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ethiopian Reconciliation Commission (ERC) disclosed that its efforts to mediate the current impasse between the Federal government and Tigray Regional State have been hampered by pre-conditions set by both parties before they sit at a round table.
The new General Manager of Addis Ababa City Administration, Tiratu Beyene, said that ensuring Addis Ababa becomes the city of all Ethiopian nations where no one suffers from injustice is one of his priority areas.