Ethiopia’s new Tobacco Policy got World Bank support

Ethiopia’s new Tobacco Policy got World Bank support

borkena February 19,2019 World Bank Supports Ethiopia’s New tobacco consumption policy. The Multilateral Institution even recommended that Ethiopia need to impose tax on tobacco to support its tobacco policy. The Bank believes that Ethiopia could learn from the experiences of other countries to foster the new tobacco legislation and increase taxes on tobacco products, reported […]

Ethiopia, Djibouti to embark on oil pipeline project

Ethiopia, Djibouti to embark on oil pipeline project

Oil Pipeline project is expected to be completed within two years and it is expected to cost billions of dollars. Ethiopia is aiming to export natural gas through the Port of Djibouti. borkena February 15,2019 Ethiopia and Djibouti signed today an agreement in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to embark on construction of an oil pipe […]

Over 1000 Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) troops to be rehabilitated

Over 1000 Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) troops to be rehabilitated

borkena February 14,2019 After months of wrangling over disarming Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) combatants, the regional government now says that it has managed to disarm over 1000 combatants following mediation effort by traditional spiritual leaders – Abba Geda. A report by FBC said that people and regional security forces have worked in coordination to disarm […]