The House passes the motion to postpone 2018 Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa Council and local elections
The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) voted on the contested motion to postpone the 2018 Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa council and local elections...
Number of Ethiopians fleeing to Kenya reaches over 9,000
The number of displaced persons, who fled from Ethiopia to Kenya, has passed the 9,000 mark, The Reporter has learnt. In a press release issued by the Kenya Red Cross Society and sent to The Reporter, the figure has escalated to 9,667 as of March 16, 2018. Red Cross has also estimated more people will continue to cross the Ethiopia and Kenya border.
Cement price hikes
Factories to make price increment At a time when the local cement factories are finalizing preparations to make price adjustments the retail price of cement has already increased by 28 percent.
Three-day shutdown in Oromia
In what seems as defiance to the ratification of the state of emergency (SoE) by the House of People’s Representatives (HPR), businesses and public services stayed shut for three days in Oromia region since Monday, March 5, 2018. This action is one of the prohibitions the SoE brought into effect.
Aluminum Sulphate factory suspends production due to mine closure
The Awash Melkassa Aluminum Sulphate and Sulfuric Acid SC suspended production following a mine closure that supplies raw materials to the factory.
Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing
The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...
Safaricom’s Ethiopian venture records loss, management eyes fresh capital
- It expects $257 million from IFC in equity...
Ethiopian $50m E-commerce to deliver global goods to African doorsteps
Ethiopian Airlines Group is set to launch a cutting-edge...
Tigray disarmament reaches “critical stage”, 85% heavy weapons surrendered
- AU team plans to visit Humera and western...