Tag: Prime Minister
Infamous detention, investigation center to be shutdown
In a joint briefing they gave to the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) and Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), the chairpersons of the four member parties of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) announced today that the infamous detention and investigation center a.k.a. Maekelawi will be closed.
PM’s brothers vies for AAU presidency
Twenty two applicants including Fikre Dessalegn (Prof.), the younger brother of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, are competing for the presidency of Addis Ababa University.
Gov’t to absorb fuel prices change due to devaluation
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn announced on Thursday that the government has decided to absorb potential effect of the recent devaluation of the birr on retail fuel price in a move that amounts to be the first government subsidy on fuel products since 2008.
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Tigray schools in ruins, 3,846 students, teachers killed in conflict
The conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region claimed the lives...
Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing
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Underfunded warning system fails to mitigate drought devastation
Ethiopia is being severely impacted by the lack of...
M-PESA officially secures license in Ethiopia
The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) granted mobile money...