President Mulatu Teshome (PhD) at a press conference held at the National Palace in connection with the silver jubilee celebration of May 28, the downfall of the Derg regime, said that though the country is registering a great deal of achievement in the past twenty five years, the country is still a home for some 22 million people who live under extreme poverty.
Somaliland's ruling party chairman and potential successor of the sitting president blamed Addis Ababa for delaying Somaliland's plea for recognition, which he said has not been answered for the last 25 years
Predominantly owned by Ethiopian returnees from South Africa, who have invested 1.55 billion birr for the expansion of C&E Brothers Steel Factory, the owners are set to manufacture 250,000mt of wire rods, which ordinarily are used to manufacture nails.
The Federal High Court 15th Criminal Bench at Lideta on Tuesday May 17, 2016 sentenced Woldeselassie Woldemichael, former internal intelligence head at the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), to 10 years in prison and a fine of 50,000 birr.
Ethiopia has announced that it will officially disclose the candidate it will endorse for the chairmanship of the African Union Commission, who will replace the incumbent South African chairwoman, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (PhD) whose tenure comes to an end in October.