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Law makers push gov’t to speed up privatization

The Budget and Finance Standing Committee of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) urge the Ministry of Finance to speed up the privatization process of selected state-owned enterprises, up on hearing the nine-month performance report of some of the key economic issues of the country on Wednesday.

PM Abiy to lead peace & security meetings at TICAD

Concluding his official three-state visit to Africa, Taro Kono, Foreign Minister of Japan has requested Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) to attend and lead the peace and security sessions of the upcoming seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VII) to be held by the end of August in Yokohama.

Regional to federal

The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has endorsed the nomination put forth by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) in his latest bid to shuffle his Cabinet. Accordingly, Lemma Megerssa andGedu Andargachew, former heads of the Oromia and Amhara Regional States, were chosen to assume key ministerial positions ofthe Ministry of Defense (MoD) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), respectively.

Reigniting Somali politics

Abiy Ahmed (PhD), chairman of the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) and chairman of the Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) attending the concluding ceremony of the 10th general assembly of the Somali Democratic Party (SDP) on Wednesday, has urged the Somali politicians to push their political activity further and play their role in the national politics at the center.

Government hosts MCC executives

The capital city of Ethiopia played host to executives of the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to help forge a stronger bond between Ethiopia and the North American nation on areas of poverty reduction and better economic partnership.

Abiy to host USD 180,000 per plate lavish dinner

“Dine for Sheger,” a flyer that was revealed earlier this week via the official facebook page of the Office of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia notes that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is to host a five-million-birr (USD 180,000) per plate fundraiser dinner ceremony at the National Palace, where Addis’s company CEOs, international organization heads and members of the diplomatic community and wealthy businessmen and women have been invited to attend.

Addis pilots riverside park project

The Addis Ababa City River Side City Park Project has been launched on a pilot project basis on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at a place in front of Sheraton Addis in what has formerly been the Federal Police Garage and Sheraton Hotel expansion plot.