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Manhunt for Hachalu’s killer afoot

Attorney General Adanech Abiebie said that there are now two suspects – Tilahun Yami and Abdi Alemayehu – under custody for the killing of Hachalu Hundessa. However, she added, there are more suspects that have yet to be apprehended.

Hachalu Hundessa 1984-2020

The remains of celebrated artist and political activist Hachalu Hundessa was laid to rest on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in his birth place Ambo, Eyesus Gedam Church, some 120 kilometers west of Addis Ababa. The 36-year-old was gunned down on Monday evening in the vicinity of Gelan condominium, located in Akakai Kality Sub City, in Addis Ababa, and was taken to Tirunesh Beijing Hospital, where doctors tried to save his life but failed.

Ambo Mineral to distribute sanitizers for free

In an effort to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Ambo Mineral Water, a subsidiary of the SABMiller PLC and SouthWest Development (SWD), is set to produce hand sanitizer products and donate them to the population free of charge.

Ambo, Coca to pay half bln birr in fines

Following months of legal wrangling, the Administrative Tribunal with the Ethiopian Trade Practices and Consumers Protection Authority, presiding over the illegal merger case between Ambo Mineral Water PLC and the East African Bottling Company, ruled Wednesday against the duo, leading to their paying at least half a billion birr in penalty fees, The Reporter has learnt.

10 dead in Ambo clashes

As Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn addressed parliament Thursday on his first appearance before the body this current session, Ambo, a town 120km west of Addis Ababa, was rocked by violence, leaving 10 dead and 23 injured in its wake.