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Yinager Dessie Appointed as ECX’s New Board Chairperson

The National Bank governer Yinager Dessie (PhD) is appointed as a new CEO of Ethiopia Commodity Exchange(ECX). Yinager is serving as National Bank for months took this latest post replacing Sani Redi. Getahu Mekuria, from the newly structured Science and Innovation Minister, Abdisa Yadeta, director general of the Abebe Abebayehu, from prime minister office and […]

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Foten Tesfay and Hagos Gebrhiwet, became second time winners, at 2018 Great Ethiopian Run 10km race

ADDIS ABABA–Foten Tesfay of Messebo Cement and Hagos Gebrhiwet from Rehoboth International Athletics won, respectively, the women and men’s titles of the 18th edition Great Ethiopian Run (GER) International 10km road race on 18th November 2018. The race was held at Sidist Kilo Yekatit 12 monument, after the race is making a temporary shift from […]

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Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) partners to establish Continent-wide digital identities

ADDIS ABABA (ECA) – The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Omidyar Network have announced a partnership to establish legal digital identities in Africa. The partnership, will go towards ECA’s support to the African Union Commission Digital Identity Platform for Africa. The support by Omidyar Network will also be instrumental in the establishment of […]

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Ethiopia Arrests Ex-Head of Army Firm in Crackdown on Security Services

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate on Tuesday and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day after authorities announced investigations targeting senior members of the security forces. Kinfe Dagnew, a Brigadier General in Ethiopia’s army and former chief executive […]

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Ethiopia recognizes local entrepreneurs during the Global Entrepreneurship Week

ADDIS ABABA (UNDP Ethiopia)–Ethiopia joined the rest of the world in celebrating the Global Entrepreneurship Week by recognizing local entrepreneurs whose innovation and job creation potentials impacted grassroots communities in urban and rural areas. The Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) hosted this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrated from November 12th to 18th with the theme of women, youth, […]

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Zebabesha Daily Ethiopian News November 17, 2018

Zebabesha Daily Ethiopian News November 17, 2018 The post Zebabesha Daily Ethiopian News November 17, 2018 appeared first on Zehabesha – Latest Ethiopian News Provider.

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Reverse Ethiopia’s Institutional Void; and Hold TPLF Accountability

Aklog Birara (Dr)) We often revert to the opaque term lack of “good governance” when we see all sorts of ill deeds perpetrated by those who wield political power without paying attention to the moral imperative of  social, political, spiritual, and environmental  responsibility and accountability for crimes committed.  No society can consider itself to be […]

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Canada’s government announces $23 million fund to support gender equality and the empowerment of women in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Global Affairs Canada)–Canada recognizes that supporting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls is the best way to reduce poverty. On 16 November 2018, the Honorable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, concluded a three-day visit to Ethiopia by announcing $23 million in funding for two initiatives that will help advance gender […]

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STUDY: Ethiopians are less likely than anyone else on Earth to have access to a decent toilet

A report released by WaterAid ahead of the UN’s annual World Toilet Day found that Ethiopia leads the world in toilet scarcity with 93 percent of its almost 108 million population lacking a safe lavatory. ADDIS ABABA (AFP)–Ethiopians are less likely than anyone else on Earth to have access to a decent toilet, a new […]

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Ethiopia: Luring foreign drugs manufacturers to invest in the country as demand to increase thrice

Two Chinese drugs manufacturers, Humanwell Healthcare Group Co. and Sansheng Holdings Group Co., invested a total $100 million in Eastern Industry Zone in Dukem. By Samuel Gebre (Bloomberg) Ethiopia is offering tax breaks and other incentives to lure foreign drugs manufacturers as the government forecasts demand will increase by almost a third by the end […]

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Ethiopia’s ex deputy intelligence chief arrested in corruption, rights crackdown

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s administration launched a crackdown this week on senior security officials suspected of human rights abuses and corruption. Also on Thursday, state-affiliated television Fana Broadcasting said police had arrested the head of the security division at […]

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