The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) voted on the contested motion to postpone the 2018 Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa council and local elections...
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.
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.
The Awash Melkassa Aluminum Sulphate and Sulfuric Acid SC suspended production following a mine closure that supplies raw materials to the factory.