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Consultancy firm sues government officials over defamation

ABH Partners, a health consultancy firm, has sued five government officials on the basis of defaming its goodwill and reputation following communiques the defendants have dispatched through social and mainstream media regarding a postgraduate program that Jimma University run in partnership with ABH in its Campus in Addis Ababa; the plaintiff has claimed 174.6 million birr in compensation for damages caused to its operation due to unlawful and misguided statements that the defendants released to the public.

Equal pay for equal work

One of the home works that awaited the once rebel group the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) when it took office from the military junta Derg in 1991 was reforming the civil service, so that it can fit the new political economic landscape.

CMC overpass undergoes design revision

The CMS Overpass Bridge, which is under-construction and originally designed to connect Yerer to Gorro to CMC, has been revised to connect more feeder roads and pad footing even though it is halfway into completion, The Reporter.

Heineken partners with Wildlife Conservation Authority

Heineken Breweries Share Company and the Ethiopian wildlife Conservation Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding to financially support the Simien mountain National Park in Gonder to increase the number of Walia’s,a wild goat variety which is endemic to Ethiopia,and currently in the “endangered animals list.”

GIZ launches award for Ethiopian coffee farmers

German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), has launched an award to recognize innovative ideas within the farmers of Ethiopia worth EUR 50,000.

NHY partners with MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics, the New York based brand under the multinational beauty giant Estee Lauder, is set to open its first store in the capital under a franchise agreement.

China donates food aid worth ETB 200 mln

China has donated food aid to Ethiopia worth more than 200 million Birrin a ceremony attended by its ambassador to Ethiopia, Tan Jian, the Ethiopian State Minister of Finance Admasu Nebebe, and the Commissioner of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission, Mitiku Kassa.

Former PM receives prestigious award

The Former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn has been awarded with the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun by the Government of Japan. He was hailed for his record of public service.

Blake Emergency concludes search of Boeing Max victims

Blake Emergency Services, retained by Ethiopian Airlines several months ago, has finally concluded its search and has written to families of the doomed Boeing 737 Max Jet that crashed in route to Nairobi earlier this year; asking whether they want properties belonging to the deceased be handed to them or whether it should disposed them of on their behalf.