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Tag: Unrest

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.