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Karuturi contemplates legal recourse for loss in Ethiopia

 Appeals to PM for re-export of farm equipment, cries foul and exits frustrated After a fairly long silence following the takeover of its farms by the Government of Ethiopia, Sai Rama Krishna Karuturi, founder and chief managing director of the Indian Karuturi Group (a parent company of Karuturi Agro Products PLC) wrote to Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn that he and his company wish to exit Ethiopia and appealed to the PM that he will be allowed to re-export his farm equipment back to India.

Southern region charges 13 officials, businessmen over corruption

The Southern Regional State has leveled charges on 13 senior government officials including the former head of the regional Housing Development Enterprise, Tilahun Deneke (currently Finance and Administrative Head at Ministry of Construction), and businesspersons accused of grand corruption and abuse of power.

Underrated local elections

Zemelak Ayitenew (PhD) is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Federal Studies, Addis Ababa University, and Extraordinary Associate Professor at Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape.

Embassy grills Chinese companies over alleged abuse

The Chinese embassy in Addis Ababa called an unprecedented meeting with all Chinese companies operating in the country last week following repeated events such as labor issues and abuse of accusations involving Chinese companies working in the country, The Reporter has learnt.