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National Census postponed

Crisis in E. Ethiopia might be the cause The Fourth National Housing and Population Census, originally scheduled to be conducted on November 19, 2017, has now been postponed to February 2018, The Reporter has learnt.

Directives to regulate GMO commercialization

As Ethiopia is pushing her way for commercialization of Genetically Modified Cotton variety—BT Cotton, five separates directives – all related to GMOs – are awaiting the endorsement of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Climate Change, The Reporter has learnt.

Gov. to procure 4 bln birr wheat for drought

As part of the ongoing effort to mitigate the impact of the drought, Ethiopian government is to purchase four million quintals of wheat which is estimated to cost the government around four billion birr.

COMESA decides to abolish mobile roaming charges

Ministers in charge of infrastructure development in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) decided on Thursday that roaming charges should be abolished to let citizens of member states have more flexible and reduced mobile call rates.