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Peace forum commend Abiy, changes in Ethiopia

The first edition of the Paris Peace Forum ended on a high note, with an array of world-leaders, Nobel Peace Prize winning activists, heads of important and vital institutions and delegates from dozens of countries attending and addressing the gathering and help find practical solutions to the world’s leading problems.

Another woman at the helm

Taking the nation in a sweeping fashion, the nomination and election of women to key posts reached the Federal Supreme Court with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) nominating Meaza Ashenafi – the renowned legal expert and human rights activist – as its first ever female president to preside over the court.

House elects president, vice president for Supreme Court

In its session that was held today, the House of People’s Representatives elected a president and vice president for the Federal Supreme Court. Accordingly, Meaza Ashenafi has been elected to serve as president. Meaza is the first woman to sit at the helm of the country’s highest judicial organ.

Welcoming madam president

Days after approving a gender-balanced cabinet, lawmakers of both the upper and lower houses– the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) and the House of the Federation (HoF) unanimously elected Sahlework Zewde as the first female President of Ethiopia, replacing the outgoing president, Mulatu Teshome (PhD).

MoFA discusses foreign relations, diplomatic tour

In its bimonthly press briefing, Meles Alem, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), discussed the nature of foreign relations and diplomatic activities requiring officials to travel to different countries, and that this does not contradict with the orders of the Prime Minister about cost minimization by reducing or cutting foreign trips by different ministers of the country.

Adama gets USD 140 million Industrial Park

The first phase of the USD 140 million Adama Industrial Park was inaugurated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) on Sunday October 7, 2018.

The industrial park rested on 365.5 hectares of land and the first phase which saw the construction of 19 manufacturing sheds took place in 102 hectares of land, according to information from the Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC).

EPRDF Congress dwells on two-year report in groups

The 11th Congress of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) which is on its second day in Hawassa is dwelling on the reports from the organizing committee regarding the implementation performance of the party on the directions issued on its 10th Convention.

AG charges alleged OLF operatives for explosives attack

The Federal Attorney General has instituted charges against five individuals who were alleged operatives of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) on Friday September 28, 2018 in connection to the June 23 bomb attack at a rally held in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) at Meskel Square.