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Koshe survivors still struggle

Though it has been five months since the deadly garbage hill slide occurred in Koshe Open Garbage Dumpsite in Addis Ababa, survivors of the incident are still complaining about unfulfilled promises and harsh living conditions, The Reporter has learnt.

Billion birr school for gifted student suspended

One billion birr worth tender to construct a boarding school for gifted students called Gifted and Talented Ethiopian School (GATES), which will be under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has been temporarily suspended by the Public Procurement and Property Administration Agency.

Ethiopian, Airports Enterprise merger on the horizon

The Ethiopian government is on the verge of merging Ethiopian Airlines, the national flag carrier, and Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE), the sole government body responsible for the construction and administration of airports in Ethiopia.

INSA to integrate national payment systems

Developing local operating system, core banking and ERP platforms The Information Network Security Agency (INSA) is ready to roll out a national payment platform that will interface all the payment systems and the associated payment terminals in the country including customs duties, utility bills, bank payment systems and any and all government billing systems starting from the upcoming Ethiopian fiscal year.

Press community recognizes KifleWedajo, Amare Aregawi

The Ethiopian Media Council and Wabi Private Press Publishers Association has recognized the late Kifle Wedajo, ardent advocate of the abolition of censorship in Ethiopia, posthumously, together with Amare Aregawi, founder, former editor-in-chief and current general manager of Media and Communications Center, publisher of The Reporter (English) and Reporter (Amharic) newspapers for their outstanding contribution for the enhancement and strengthen of the media sector in Ethiopia.

US commits USD 639 mln to int. humanitarian crisis

Ethiopia not beneficiary as crisis viewed less dire The US government has announced that it has committed an additional aid of USD 639 million for humanitarian crisis happening in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria. So far, USD 1.8 billion has been contributed to the four famine stricken nations by the same country.

Official, departing envoy pinning their hopes on project

Despite concerns that it would be shelved by the current US administration, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity (MoWIE) said on Friday that it is still going ahead with building its mega project financed by former President Obama’s Power Africa Initiative.