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US commits USD 639 mln to int. humanitarian crisis

Ethiopia not beneficiary as crisis viewed less dire The US government has announced that it has committed an additional aid of USD 639 million for humanitarian crisis happening in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria. So far, USD 1.8 billion has been contributed to the four famine stricken nations by the same country.

Official, departing envoy pinning their hopes on project

Despite concerns that it would be shelved by the current US administration, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity (MoWIE) said on Friday that it is still going ahead with building its mega project financed by former President Obama’s Power Africa Initiative.

Addis to get three mega hospitals

Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service issued an international competitive bid for the construction of three general hospitals which will be built in the coming years in Addis Ababa. The hospitals are estimated to cost around 3.6 billion birr.

Teddy’s concert slated for New Year’s Eve

Awaits green light from city authorities By Samuel Getachew and Wudineh Zenebe Tewodros Kassahun a.k.a. Teddy Afro, the chart topping artist has approached the mayor’s office at the Addis Ababa Coty Administration for the right to have a mega concert at the Millennium Hall on Ethiopian New Year’s eve.

FIATA to train future logistics professionals

A decade-and-a-half after promising to promote logistic professionals in developing nations by FIATA Foundation, the company has signed a memorandum-of-understanding with the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE) to train the next generation of professionals in the logistics industry.

Textbook tender attracts more than ten int. bidders

In a bid to revise Amharic language textbooks and teacher guidebooks for Oromiffa speakers for grades ranging from 5 to 8, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has issued an international tender for the development, printing and distributions of three million new books, this week.

Charity carrying on despite school takeover

A renowned local charity said on Wednesday that it would carry on with its usual operations all over the country except for its school in Addis Ababa, which had already been handed over to third parties by the federal Charity and Civil Society Agency (CCSA).

Korea to invest in wastewater mgt in Ethiopia

Adding environment to the existing bilateral agenda with Ethiopia, South Korea has launched a new area of cooperation where industrial and household wastewater treatment is at the forefront, The Reporter has learnt.