Thursday, February 9, 2023

Tag: unrest 

Communication breakdown

At a time when the country is being rocked by antigovernment protests and violence, the Government of Ethiopia, in an unusual break from its trend, admitted that it is grappling with a massive communications crisis to the extent that most of the problems propagating in the country are mainly attributed to serious communication breakdown between the government and the public.

Violence escalates in northern Wollo

The week-long violence in Woldia and Kobo towns in Northern Wollo Zone of the Amhara Regional State, are far from over, as the region tries to calm the situation and start arresting youngsters, The Reporter has learnt.

UN commissioner condemns Woldiya tragedy

Just days after the killings of six civilians including a 13-year-old teenager in Woldiya town, North Wello Zone, Amhara Regional State, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, chaired by Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein expressed its concerns over what claims to be use of force by security forces against unarmed civilians.

Census postponement imminent

Following the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians as the result of the conflict along the borders of Oromia and Ethiopian Somali regional states, officials of the Central Statistical Agency (CSA) are proposing the postponement the Fourth National Housing and Population Census, to the next Ethiopian year, The Reporter has learnt.

Back in action

In an unprecedented move, the Executive Committee of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) announced yesterday that Bereket Simon and Abadula Gemeda, two veteran politicians who have opted to leave their government positions some two months ago, will be back in scene and will assume roles as per the assignment that will be handed down to them by their respective parties.


Khat exporters in trouble, $ 21 million export earnings lost

32 exporters accused of mishandling $21 million The licenses of...

Damage to Galafi Route in Djibouti impedes logistics services

The activities of the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service...

A home away from home

As Rastafari around the world join Ethiopia in commemorating the 1896 victory at the Battle of Adwa, the repatriated community in Shashemene received news that the government is now ready to begin the process of granting permanent residence to those with valid passports

New central bank’s governor reveals priorities to get economy back on feet

The newly appointed National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) governor,...