After he was honorably retired from his party’s central and executive committee, the House of People’s Representatives on Thursday appointed Tagesse Chaffo as the new Speaker of the House (the Federal Parliament) - a position which was vacant for just two days.
Politics | Oct 20 Featured
One of the most defining moments in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s (PhD) ascent to power is no doubt his unprecedented acceptance speech at the Ethiopian Parliament on April 2, 2018. In that speech, Abiy, perhaps for the first time at caliber of a head of state, recognized the role of women in the largely patriarchal societal that is Ethiopia.
The Addis Ababa City Tax Authority has made public that during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, it has managed to collect some 8.5 billion birr, 21 percent higher than last year’s similar quarter.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has finally addressed the parliament on why he did press-ups; which he described as a punishment for hundreds of members of the armed forces for improperly marching to his office unannounced two weeks ago.
With a growing Chinese presence within Ethiopia, China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) is set to make its regional head office at Addis Ababa. To be called CCC’s East Africa Head Office, Technology and Innovation Center for Construction Technologies, it will be situated on a 30,000 m2 plot of land.
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Interview | Oct 20
Saad Ali Shire (PhD) was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Somaliland in October 2015. Prior to his appointment he was the Minister of National Planning and Development for five years from 2012 to 2015.
Interview | Oct 06
Arie Hendrik Havelaar (PhD) is a professor of Microbial Risk Assessment and Epidemiology of Foodborne Diseases at the University of Florida’s Institute of Sustainable Food Systems.
Interview | Sep 29
“President Moon Jae-in and Prime Minister Abiy are in common in pursuing a bold initiative towards peace and co-prosperity that no one can even imagine”
South Korea and Ethiopia have enjoyed a long and rich bilateral relationship based on aid, trade and security. South Korea is seen as a worthy nation to emulate as Ethiopia attempts to change its narrative from an aid-dependent nation to one that is capable of funding its own economical ambition.