The State owned Enterprises (SoEs) have generated some 300 billion birr in revenues, 38 billion birr short from the targeted revenues while securing 55.66 billion birr in profits which as well short of the 70 billion birr in profit before taxes, set for the concluded Fiscal Year.
Officials of the biggest state-owned hospital, Black Lion Hospital (Tikur Anbesa), have told the Inquiry board of the COVID-19 State of Emergency (SoE) that it is receiving less attention from the government preventing it from delivering healthcare services to both regular as well as COVID-19 patients.
The COVID-19 State of Emergency (SoE) Inquiry Board established by the parliament to follow-up its implementation, has issued a warning to all levels of government stating that the pandemic will worsen unless efforts taken in the past few months are redoubled.
Contradicting the existing State of Emergency (SoE) the government has enacted to battle the coronavirus pandemic, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) has put into action a revised housing rent prices on its employees, forcing them to pay up to 900 percent more in their monthly rent prices, The Reporter has learnt.
Despite Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education ordering private educational institutions to pay all financial dues to their teachers and have parents pay partial payment for the education of their children in the midst of COVID-19 crisis, teachers at Lion Heart Academy, one of the capital’s recently established private schools, are discontented with the management of the school for not honoring its commitment to pay their salaries in full, despite continuing to collect fees from parents for the academic year, The Reporter has learnt.