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Forum discusses journalists’ safety, security

The East African Editors Forum (EAEF) is organizing a discussion on the safety and security of journalists in the Eastern Africa region. In a statement that the Forum sent to The Reporter, it indicated that the discussion will focus on the challenges facing journalists while doing their jobs. The full statement of the Forum reads as follows. The discussion, which is set to be held virtually on May 3, 2020, is organized in observance of the World Press Freedom Day.

Paradise Lodge sets foot in Kenya

Omotic General Trading Plc., the owner of Paradise Lodge in Arba Minch and in Turmi, is set to open yet another of its signature lodge in Maasi Mara, Kenya after acquiring a land from its local government.

Delivering on global population, development targets

The 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) jointly hosted by the government of Kenya, the government of Denmark and the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) from November 12-14, 2019 is among the two major events on the African continent which turned the world’s eyes towards the continent, while the other is the African Investment Summit that was held in South Africa.

Time to reach out

Ethiopia and Kenya are indeed close when it comes to commitments and partnerships having a history that dates back to the time of Jomo Kenyatta and Emperor Haileselassie I. They enjoy a high level of special status agreements. But this has not translated into higher level of cooperation as aspired long-ago, allowing the two countries to have open borders and free movement of people and goods.

UAE beats Ethiopia, four countries to host World Chambers Congress

Despite Ethiopia’s huge interest and campaign to prepare the World Chambers Congress, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been given the chance to host the event, it was learnt.

Ethiopia has been competing with Kenya, The UAE, Oman, Jordan and Iran to prepare the 10th World Chambers Congress; and to help with its bid Ethiopia had submitted its detailed action plans to the World Chamber of Commerce Congress.

Karuturi to start afresh in Ethiopia

Passing through turbulent years in Ethiopia, Karuturi Agro Products PLC – a subsidiary of the Indian based Karuturi Global Ltd (KGL) – said it is about to recommence the troubled commercial farms it was forced to abandon in Ethiopia, last year.

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.