Abiy, Al-Bashir discuss Addis Ababa-Khartoum railway
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir discussed on a deal to build a railway line connecting the two countries on May 3, 2018. On his second foreign visit, Abiy and Al-Bashir discussed a host of issues including economic integration and military cooperation.
Dire Dawa city administration to draft new master plan
The Dire Dawa City Administration is going to draft a new master plan for the old commercial town in eastern part of Ethiopia.
China railway refuses to accept building contract
China Railway, a Chinese construction company failed to accept a 1.61 billion birr building contract, The Reporter learnt. Even though the company managed to win the contract, a disagreement between the bidding entity — Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service and China Railway — led to a cancellation of the bid.
ERC grilled over capricious, delayed compensation for farmers
The state-owned transport giant, the Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC), has been severely criticized by the Public Enterprises Standing Committee of the House of People’s Representatives on Thursday in connection with variations compensation payments as well as mishandling of cases demanded by farmers.
ERC to invest on railway Academy
The Ethiopian Railways Corporation signed a grant agreement today with a representative of the Chinese Embassy amounting 1.57 billion birr for the construction of...
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
The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...
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...