As the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) rebranded itself to the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) this week, it has also decided to see its notable veterans and founders off to their retirement there by consolidating the leadership of the young generation.
The minerals export earnings, which has been declining in the past consecutive years, fetched an all-time low revenue of USD 130 million in the 2017-2018 fiscal year that ended last June.
The Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation is evaluating a USD 400 million (11 billion birr) worth of fertilizer purchase, The Reporter has learnt.
The Chinese oil and gas company, Poly-GCL Petroleum Investments, has awarded a 313 million dollars bid to another Chinese company, China Oil HBP Group, to commission the Calub and Hilala natural gas fields in the Ogaden basin, it was learnt.
The month of September is usually regarded as a festive month for Ethiopians as it is the first month of the upcoming year. However this year, it was marked as the deadliest month with a continued violence ripping through several parts of the country.
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Interview | Sep 15
“The international community will support the government to maintain provision of humanitarian response”
Irish Aid is no stranger to Ethiopia, made famous during the Ethiopian famine of 1984 and the efforts of the likes of Sir Bob Gedloff and friends. Since then, Ireland has been richly involved in Ethiopia, in areas of aid and on the changing landscape of the nation.
Interview | Sep 01
Bereket Simon, a veteran politician, was former Communications Minister of Ethiopia and Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia. He has been a significant force in Ethiopian politics specifically after the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front took power back in 1991.
Interview | Aug 25
President Tran Dai Quang of Vietnam is on a state visit to Ethiopia this week. He has been in the country since Thursday, promoting a strong relationship between both.
Interview | Aug 25
David Desta is the assistant director of Operations and Business Analytics with Kuriftu Resort. The Cornell University graduate in Hotel Administration reflects with The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew on the highlights of working in the local hospitality industry, on his vision on how local destinations can best be promoted locally and offers his take on how the new leadership of the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO) can harness their potential.