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From talking to doing

It has been twenty two years since the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) came in to force. It is considered by many as a rights-friendly legal and political document.

A rare activity

Ethiopia is a country of different colors and that was manifested this week when a protest was staged in the capital Addis Ababa.

US says committed to resolving Ethio- Eritrean standoffs

While briefing journalists about the “African Union High Level Dialogue and Ministerial,” a meeting the United States facilitated since 2000 to learn the concerns and needs of African leaders, Ambassador Donald Yamamoto, acting assistant secretary for African affairs, said early this week that the US is working to resolve the tense border dispute between Ethiopia and Eretria and the resulting 18-year standoff between the two countries.

Trump to lift ban on importation of elephant trophies

The new United States Fish and Wildlife Service under President Donald Trump is set to allow the killings of the dwindling African elephants, classified threatened under the US Endangered Species Act, for sports and for the importation of their body parts to the United States.

World Bank commits USD 4.7 bln to Ethiopia

Says devaluation produced insignificant upswing in prices Aligning its development intervention with that of the Government of Ethiopia, the World Bank Group (WBG) has unveiled a USD 4.7 billion financing for Ethiopia’s economic development programs for the coming four years, on Thursday.

Amhara, Tigray to hold second phase public conference

The second leg of the public conference between the Amhara and Tigray Regional States is scheduled to be held starting tomorrow November 18, 2017, the Amhara region Communications head Nigusu Tilahun stated on his official Facebook account.

Oromo. Somali university students to be reassigned to their respective universities

A decision to reassign Oromo and Somali university students to universities in their respective regions following conflicts in the two regions has been made by the Ministry of Education without any intervention from regional governments, the minister of Education Tilaye Gete (PhD), said. He said this at a press conference he gave on the current issues related to teaching and learning processes.

PM, officials to testify before court

The Federal High Court ruled today that the prime minister, along with other prominent government officials should appear before the court as witnesses in the Bekele Gerba et al. case.