Sunday, April 14, 2024


Canada to support study on Lega Dembi Gold Mine

The Canadian Embassy in Addis Ababa is going to finance the environmental impact assessment on the controversial Lega Dembi Gold Mine run by MIDROC Gold.

Employers Confederation vies for Al-Amoudi’s release

The newly formed Ethiopian Employers’ Confederation is preparing to request the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the release of their colleague...

MIDROC Gold demands speedy investigation into alleged environment pollution

Following the controversy over alleged environment pollution near the Legadembi gold mine, MIDROC Gold requested the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas to expedite the study on the matter.

MIDROC Gold in hot water as crisis reaches climax

The controversy surrounding MIDROC Gold, the first large scale gold mining company in Ethiopia, reached a climax point this week when the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MMPNG) decided to suspend the mining license of the company in the wake of a public outrage against the company in connection with an alleged environmental pollution.

Arabian power play

Since Sunday, the public have been captivated with unprecedented news. This time around it was not about the internal political unrest in the country, it was rather the arrest of Ethiopian-born Saudi tycoon Mohammad Hussein al-Amoudi by the Saudi Arabian government.