Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: PM Abiy

CoM endorses bill to amend Commercial code

After decades of enforcement, the Council of Ministers (CoM) has endorsed a new draft bill to amend the Commercial Code of Ethiopia which proposes some sections of the Code to be governed under a separate legislation.

Political elite discuss legal option for election deadlock

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected various tasks and activities across the globe, with Ethiopia being forced to postpone the general election, which initially was planned to be conducted in August 29, 2020. Apart from postponing the election, some constitutional issues have surfaced forcing Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and Opposition Political Parties into discussions, in an effort to find solutions to the existing deadlock.

Ermias, among the 63 released

The renowned business and entrepreneur, Ermias Amelga, was released from prison yesterday, days after the government announced that charges against 63 defendants were going to be dropped for sake of peace and reconciliation.

Abiy urges local investors to develop Genale-Dawa power project

Inaugurating the delayed Genale Dawa (GD-III) hydroelectric power project on Tuesday Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) made an appeal to local investors to build the next phase of the hydroelectric project GD-6, in the same river basin that requires an estimated financial outlay of USD one billion.

Canada’s Trudeau to visit Ethiopia

With a successful re-election under wraps, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to visit Addis Ababa. This would be a belated visit having been paused when the Prime Minister became embroiled in a political crisis at home that ultimately reduced his majority status to that of a minority.