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Dissecting Sahle-work’s remarks

Kicking off the new Parliamentary Year and making history along the way in becoming the first Female President to address the Joint Session of the two Houses, President Sahle-work Zewde has presented the government’s agenda for the coming year.

Mass protest hits Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar, the capital city of the Amhara Regional State, saw a rare mass protest in recent times where police had to use teargas to disperse protestors, The Reporter has learnt.

A Nobel Laureate

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has given the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed (PhD). The historic win places the 43-year old among 99 candidates who won one of the most prestigious honors since it was founded in 1901.

Navigating uncharted water: the Nile hype  

True to the national narrative on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the Egyptian media has always been instrumental in pushing Egypt’s real or assumed concerns over the dam’s impact on the nation and its future.

US calls for calm discussion over GERD

In an unprecedented turn of events, US government asks Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to overcome their difference over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and try to find a solution to the Nile issue, The Reporter has learnt.

Opposition parties to go on hunger strike

Seventy Ethiopian political parties from the oppositions camp, which formed an alliance two months ago to counter the new Ethiopian Electoral and Political Parties Proclamation, have indicated that they are planning to stage a two-day hunger strike in their fight against the recently endorsed proclamation which will govern the activities of political parties and election related issues in the country.

SoE’s amass 52.3 bln birr profit

The Public Enterprises Holding and Administration Agency (PEHA) on Thursday disclosed that a total of 23 public enterprises under its supervision have bagged a combined profit of some 52.3 billion birr during the 2018/19 (2011 EC) fiscal year.

Swedish minister praises reform in Ethiopia

Ahead of the International Conference on Climate Change and Global Warming summit 2019, set to take place in Stockholm, Sweden, from July 15-16, 2019, the Scandinavian nation’s Deputy Minister of International Cooperation, Per Olsson Fridh made a two day visit to Ethiopia and restated his nation’s support for the reform process taking place in the country during the last year.