The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Thursday approved six new management board members for the state owned broadcaster–the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) –with FikaduTessema, appointed to chair the Board.
The Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, Sileshi Bekele (PhD), hinted at the possibility of instituting a legal action, by the government, against the former officials of the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and a contractor, over breach of the contractual agreement and the delay of the Repie Waste Energy Plant project construction whose capacity was said to have been halved by 50 percent from the original agreement.
Following a heated debate between the members of Census Commission which is chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, the Commission has finally decided to postpone the Fourth National Housing and Population Census until such time that the concerns raised around the Census are addressed, The Reporter has learnt.
The committee formed under the Federal Attorney General Legal and Justice Affairs Consultation Council, the Media Law Assessment Team has organized a consultative meeting for today to discuss hindrances it identified within media laws of the country.
In an attempt to fill funding gaps in on-going government projects and to accommodate the upcoming costs of population and housing census in addition to other expenditures, the Ethiopian Government has requested a supplementary budget of 33.9 billion birr, The Reporter has learnt.
Following a lengthy and tiresome negotiations and deliberations, 107 Ethiopian political parties including the ruling party, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF),have inked the much anticipated code of conduct that will guide their operations and political activities on wards.
The Amhara Regional State Council has appointed a new president, AmbachewMekonnen (PhD), afterGedu Andargachew submitted his resignation to the Council today, The Reporter has learnt.The announcement has come on Friday, March 8, 2019 after the ordinary meeting of the council of ADP.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has agreed to provide a three year technical and advisory support to the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO) over its marketing and destination development projects;including setting out a roadmap and capacity building for the tourism sector.