10 Killed in Foiled Attempt By Al-Shabaab to Overrun Camp

[Dalsan Radio] At least 10 people were killed on Tuesday morning when Al-Shabaab and government clashed in the Gedo region town of Bardheere, Radio Dalsan reports. Two government soldiers and eight militants were killed in the fighting according to an …

[Dalsan Radio] At least 10 people were killed on Tuesday morning when Al-Shabaab and government clashed in the Gedo region town of Bardheere, Radio Dalsan reports. Two government soldiers and eight militants were killed in the fighting according to an official of Gedo region. Al-Shabaab had attempted to overrun the Bardheere Military camp but failed to succeed in executing the attack.

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Council of Ministers Approve Bill to Lift State of Emergecy

[Addis Fortune] The Council of Ministers (CoM) has approved a draft bill which will lift the state of emergency that was imposed in February for a six-month period. The Council passed the bill to the parliament for consideration.

[Addis Fortune] The Council of Ministers (CoM) has approved a draft bill which will lift the state of emergency that was imposed in February for a six-month period. The Council passed the bill to the parliament for consideration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Autocratic Rule – ‘See, Even the Americans Do It’

[Addis Fortune] On the night of the 2016 election in the United States, a group of men from the Ethiopian Diaspora are sitting and chatting away at a table of a popular bar in San Francisco, California. It is past midnight and the likely outcome of a D…

[Addis Fortune] On the night of the 2016 election in the United States, a group of men from the Ethiopian Diaspora are sitting and chatting away at a table of a popular bar in San Francisco, California. It is past midnight and the likely outcome of a Donald Trump victory has cast a dark and gloomy shadow inside the establishment. Everyone is subdued and quiet as election results stream in on the television screens.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Knowledge Assures Govt Efficiency

[Addis Fortune] Knowledge is the antidote to perils that arise out of ignorance, which are not the reasons behind poverty. Civilisations may have begun with the proper utilisation and dissemination of knowledge. And in the current era of digital revolu…

[Addis Fortune] Knowledge is the antidote to perils that arise out of ignorance, which are not the reasons behind poverty. Civilisations may have begun with the proper utilisation and dissemination of knowledge. And in the current era of digital revolution, modern means of learning have been significant instruments in creating wealth and development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ida Pledges $375m to Electrify Nation

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia gets an additional 375 million dollars of financial assistance to finalise work of the electrification program. The parliament has legislated the loan agreement that signed between the Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) and International Development Association (IDA).

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia gets an additional 375 million dollars of financial assistance to finalise work of the electrification program. The parliament has legislated the loan agreement that signed between the Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) and International Development Association (IDA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Despite Hurdles Keangnam Hopes for Reentry

[Addis Fortune] Keangnam Enterprise Limited, a Korean construction company that pulled out of the country after bankruptcy and landing in debt for 339 million Br of taxes and customs duties, has requested the government of Ethiopia to be reinstated des…

[Addis Fortune] Keangnam Enterprise Limited, a Korean construction company that pulled out of the country after bankruptcy and landing in debt for 339 million Br of taxes and customs duties, has requested the government of Ethiopia to be reinstated despite its past ordeals.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Institutional Capacity Saves Billions, Makes Govt Productive

[Addis Fortune] The effectiveness of a system of checks and balances put in place to ensure against any one branch of the government getting too powerful has been debated. Naysayers rarely go deep enough into the intricacies of governance to point out …

[Addis Fortune] The effectiveness of a system of checks and balances put in place to ensure against any one branch of the government getting too powerful has been debated. Naysayers rarely go deep enough into the intricacies of governance to point out that checks and balances are there for show. They merely stress that the legislative, executive and judicial branches are monopolised by a single party which often finds it difficult to hold its members accountable.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Domestic Employment in Saudi Arabia Edges Realisation

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs (MoLSA) tabled a draft proclamation to the parliament on a domestic employment agreement Ethiopia signed with Saudi Arabia.

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs (MoLSA) tabled a draft proclamation to the parliament on a domestic employment agreement Ethiopia signed with Saudi Arabia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia