Chinese firm wins USD 95 mln contract to complete Tana Beles-I sugar plant
The Ethiopian Sugar Development Corporation (ESDC) has awarded a USD 95 million contract for China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd (CAMCE) – a Chinese construction firm - to undertake the construction of the unfinished Tana Beles-I sugar plant project, The Reporter has learnt.
Rejuvenating the GERD
Launched in 2011 with a plan to be finalized in five years, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) still has four more years to go before completion marking 11 years, if not more.
PM appoints new deputy whips, senior officials
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has appointed three deputy government whips who would represent his government for the remaining years of the current parliamentary term.
Following the appointment of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) to the leadership of the ruling Front the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), stories originating from Ethiopia has dominated global news headlines, and this week was no different in this regard, as the detention of senior officials of the ill-fated Metal and Engineering Corporation (MetEC) and the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) made news headlines over the weekend.
Attorney General’s list of detainees in relation to alleged corruption
Former Director General of the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC), Kinfe Dagnew (Brig. Gen) has been arrested in Humera Tigray Regional State according to state media. This comes after the Federal Attorney General announced that 63 individuals from the National Intelligence and Security Service have been detained for alleged human rights violence and grand corruption. Below is the list of the suspects under custody.
“Massive” cyber attack crashes African Union’s system
Cyber attackers prey on the African Union, resulting in...
Finance minister reveals USD 20 billion required for war recovery
Portion of the finance needed for rehabilitation of 250,000...
“We are buffer zone for Ethiopia”
Essa Kayd Mohamoud is the foreign minister of Somaliland,...
Tigray leaders prepare to negotiate power sharing with federal gov’t
Leaders of the Tigray regional state are ramping up...