The Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airports, who has served the enterprise for more than 15 years, Tewodros Dawit, has been appointed as deputy mayor of Mekele, the regional capital of Tigray Regional State.
The Central Statistics Agency (CSA), following the sudden postponement of the Fourth National Housing and Population Census, is forced to recall some of the materials already distributed to a number of regional states, The Reporter has learnt.
In a surprise turn of events this weeks, the government in Asmara is reported to have closed down it borders with Ethiopia, adjoining the Tigray Regional State, from the side of Eritrea with no official explanation yet offered by both countries.
Arena Tigray For Democracy and Sovereignty (Arena)–established by former members of the Tigryan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) due to a rift within the party–and the Tigray Alliance for National Democracy (TAND)–founded by a former chairperson of the TPLF and other senior members of the party in exile–have signed an agreement to work together and perhaps a possible merge of the two parties in the future, deputy chairperson of Arena, Goytom Tsegay, told The Reporter.
The Adwa town administration in Tigray Regional State unveiled a project to build mausoleums and statues costing over 260 million birr to glorify the patriots who took part in the Victory of Adwa that saw the defeat of an Italian army that attempted to colonize Ethiopia.
The Embassy of the United States of America in Addis Ababa has issued a statement today stating that it “is troubled and saddened by reports of violence that has resulted in the deaths and injuries of people in the town of Chelenko and across several universities over the past two days.”