Charities and Societies that are engaged in supporting different people across the country complained that shortage of finance is preventing them from executing their day-to-day activities. The shortage of finance is mainly associated with the enactment of the Charities and Societies Proclamation back in 2009.
A lot has been said about Addis Ababa, the seat of the African Union (AU), one of the most peaceful cities in the continent and a city that is an embodiment of the “African Rising” narrative. Nevertheless, tidiness and waste management is definitely not one of the strongest suites of this city.
Nuri Awol, a middle-aged farmer, husband and father of eight, had lived in dire poverty for many years. The agricultural produce he secures from his small farm located in a small town of Butajira, 123km to the south of Addis Ababa, has been disappointing at best.
The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) announced that it is implementing a new regulation that tightens controlling mechanism which subsequently gives heavy punishment against vehicle drivers who commit repeated violations.