The Chinese government has pledged to outlay 250 million birr to fund a scholarship program for 228 Ethiopian students. The scholarship was provided for Masters and Doctoral students The Reporter has learnt.
Birtukan Midekesa, Chairwoman of the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), has downplayed the recent move made by a coalition of opposition political parties, which has rejected the recently ratified Election law of Ethiopia, The Reporter has learnt.
A heated war-of-words on Twitter between an executive of the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) and an activist has resulted in an accusation of a professional misconduct, prompting the head of the commission, Abebe Abebayehu promising to take an immediate action.
Since he came into power last year, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed did not have it easy with regard to the managing the geopolitical situation in the Horn of Africa. Contrary to the level of support and acceptance he gained in the global arena, the 42-years old PM and his regional policy are yet to find their bearing with regard to this restive region; this of course is with the exception of Eritrea where the PM took credit for bringing Eritrea back from the metaphorical “cold”.
The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) was held from Aug. 27 to Aug. 30 in Yokohama, Japan. It is the Summit-level international conference on Africa's development initiated by Japan in 1993. This year, the conference returns to Japan after six years, as TICAD VI was convened in Africa (Kenya) for the first time in 2016.
A High Level Dialogue Forum on the theme:“Challenges of Transition, Ethiopia’s Reform Process: Current Dynamics, Challenges and Risks,” was held at the compound of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)on the 22nd and 23rd of August, 2019.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) will hold its third special session today to vote on the contentious draft bill of the Ethiopian Electoral and Political Parties Proclamation, The Reporter has learnt.
The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa is set to help kick start a three year initiative with Harvard University’s Center for International Development to help identify opportunities for an economic growth and help identify its challenges.