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Army prepares for National Defense Day

The Ethiopia National Defense Force announced today that it will be celebrating National Defense Day at the national level with collaboration between Air Force and the Oromia Regional Government.

Police arrest Bereket, Tadesse

Bereket Simon, former Government Communication Affairs Minister and Executive Committee member of Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the erstwhile Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM), and Tadesse Kassa, former CEO of TIRET Corporate and Executive Committee member of the EPRDF and ANDM, have been placed under custody, in the early morning hours of January 23, 2019.

Parties approve NEBE’s draft procedure

Political parties have approved a draft procedure prepared by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) to conduct and regulate the upcoming negotiations and discussions between the incumbent, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), and the oppositionThe Reporter has learnt.

House revises refugees bill

The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has revised a draft bill on refugees this week to help with the GoE’s refugee integration program by giving a wider access for refugees in Ethiopia ranging from business activities, to the right to possess property as well as duty-free importation.

ESAT to inaugurate a studio

The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT) that has made a belated return to Ethiopia is set to launch a mega fundraiser in February 16,2019 at the Millennium hall and inaugurate what it said will bea state-of-the-art studio in the capital.

IDPs continue to climb in Ethiopia

A new report released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) indicated that the number of people internally displaced has continued to grow over the past two months. The recent report shows that the figure has increased from two million to 2.33 million people displaced.

NISS lifts travel ban imposed on over 3,000 individuals

The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) disclosed that it has lifted the travel ban it has imposed on over 3000 individuals. This was disclosed on Thursday after Members of Parliament made an official visit to the headquarters of NISS for the first time.

Peace Ministry draws-up pastoralist policy

The newly instituted Ministry of Peace (MoP) has indicated it has prepared a policy document which will guide pastoralist area development while briefing the media on the 17th Pastoralists Day to be celebrated in Jinka town of the South OmoZone of the Southern Regional State.