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Gada: the indigenous governance system

Adorned with ‘kallacha’ headgears on their forehead, holding a whiplash (litcho) and wearing traditional huge Gabi, the Abba Gadas congregated near the stage of Conference Room 1, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. They were singing with excitement.

Ministry highlights “successful” experience of COP22

The newly-appointed Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Gemedo Dalle (PhD) announced this week that Ethiopia had a successful participation in the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) , which was held this month in  Marrakech, Morocco.

Runway congestion concerns operators

Wildlife, bird strike hazard raises anxiety Due to the increasing air traffic the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport’s runway is being congested stifling the operation of pilot training schools and charter flight operations.

New App to revolutionize music industry

A new application that facilities the purchase of music using mobile air is said to revolutionize the music industry in Ethiopia circumventing long contentious copy rights issues.

Tekeze power plant yet to recover from El-Niño effect

Tekeze Power Plant, the hydro-electric power plant whose output all through last year has been very much below its installed capacity of 300 MW, is yet to recover from last year’s El Nino-induced water shortage and the  resulting damage to its turbines, the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) told The Reporter.

Turkey proposes Maarif Foundation to takeover FETO’s schools in Ethiopia

-  TIKA finalizes restoring historical sites in Ethiopia    By Zekarias Sintayehu, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey has proposed the newly established Maarif Foundation to takeover schools that are linked with Fethulah Gulen Movement (FETO) in Ethiopia. The Foundation was established after the Turkish Parliament passed a bill last September.