A total of 11 employees working for the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) Northern Addis Ababa District, in the Berhan ena Selam Branch, have been implicated in a fraud case involving 27.8 million birr which they have withdrawn from various accounts and transferred to a dummy company and account number.
Red Cross collects 60 mln birr for drought relief
Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) said it has achieved 50 percent of the 123 million birr it has targeted to collect towards drought assistance effort currently underway in Ethiopia.
A series of violence and mass killings has left Gambella—one of the nine federal states in Ethiopia—in a state of severe insecurity and trauma especially after another round of violence that occurred near Jewi Refugee Camp on Thursday, left as much as 21 people dead and seven others heavily wounded.
A United Nations Development Program (UNDP) funded project at the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources has been under the spotlight in connection with the misuse of a one-million-dollar worth laboratory renovation project, it was learnt.
According to forecasts made by the Ethiopian Meteorological Agency (EMA), the current belg (March-May) season might incur heavy rains, which could cause floods in different parts of the country. The Director General of EMA, Fetene Teshome, urged the public to make all the necessary preparations, ahead of time, to prevent damages.