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Poly GCL negotiates on government’s stake on gas project

The Chinese company, which is in the process of developing the natural gas fields in the Ogaden basin, Somali Regional State, Poly GCL Petroleum Investment, is negotiating with the Ethiopian Minerals, Petroleum and Bio Fuel Corporation on the government’s interest in the gas development project.

Education Roadmap finalizes in five years

The preparation of the Education Roadmap believed to bring sweeping andcomprehensive changesto the existing education policy Ethiopia will take at least five years to get finalized, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced this week.

IFCreinitiatesPPP dialogue forum

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – dubbed as the private sector arm of the World Bank Group –has brought together public and private entities to reinitiate the public private dialogue forum.

Controversy simmers over contaminated wheat import

The Ethiopian Trade Corporation has vehemently deniedthe recent social media reports regarding an allegedimportation of a contaminated wheat consignment, which was deemed unfit for consumption. The Corporation toldThe Reporterthat the accusation is completely untrue.

Somali region ruling party in turmoil

Months after a relative political stability and in the aftermath of the removal of its President Abdi Illey, Somali Regional Stateis once again experiencing another political feud with the potential to disrupt the stability of the Region, The Reporter has learnt.

Ethiopia publicizes UPR report for first time

The Federal Attorney General has publicized the initial draft report of its Universal Periodical Review (UPR) to collect a feedback and additional comments towards enriching the document which is going to be presented to the United Nations Human Right Council in May, 2019. It is the first time for Ethiopia to publicize external party review of its human right track record and to invite the public to comment on HR matters.