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Ruling coalition to decide its fate

The Executive Committee (EC) of the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is expected to convene today to discuss over the issue of creating a single unified party and pass a lasting solution which in turn will decide on the fate of the Front, The Reporter has learnt.

Voter registration for Sidama referendum surpasses expectation

The registration of voters to take part in the Sidama referendum, which kicked off on Thursday, November 2, 2019 and ends today, has exceeded expectations from the earlier estimated number, Desta Ledamo, Administrator of Sidama Zone, Southern Regional State, told The Reporter.

House amends state media proclamations

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has amended two separate proclamations to re-establish the Ethiopian News Service and the Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA) to solve challenges faced in regards to employees’ salaries and benefits.

The tragedy that left Adama in shock

"I don't know if I can ever stand on my own feet,” Wegayehu Bizuwork cried as he attempted to make sense of the sudden loss of his youngest son in Adama. “I should be anticipating his high school graduation, not his funeral,” he explained as family members and friends streamed past him weeping and screaming the name of the 16-year-old inside his residence.

ENM acquires license from NEBE

The Ethiopian National Movement (ENM) – one of the opposition parties in the country, which applied for the registration to be a legally recognized party by the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) – has finally acquired its registration license earlier this week.

A firm stance

American President Donald Trump of the US held an audience with the Foreign Ministry heads of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt in Washington DC. Furthermore, he promised to personally make an appearance in Ethiopia when the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is completed and inaugurated, according to Fistum Arega (second from right), the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States.

Sidama to decide on statehood

The registration of voters for the Sidama referendum started on Thursday November 2, 2019. According to multiple sources from the area, the process is being conducted peacefully and that there were no threats except on a polling station around Hawassa in a place called Bilate on the first day of voter registration.

Orbis wins bid to supply 24 mln birr TV equipment to HPR

With a view of improving filming and documentation of legislators in session, the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has awarded a private company to deliver a 24 million birr worth HD cameras, to go on air in a few months, The Reporter has learnt.