Ambachew Mekonnen sets priority as he is sworn in president of Amhara region

Ambachew Mekonnen sets priority as he is sworn in president of Amhara region

Ambachew Mekonnen identified his political,economic as well as social priorities as he is sworn in president of Amhara regional state Photo : screenshot from AMMA video borkena March 8,2019 The resignation of Gedu Andargachew as president of Amhara regional state and his replacement by his colleague in ADP, Dr. Ambachew Mekonneon, who has been serving […]

Over 8 million people in need of humanitarian aid

Over 8 million people in need of humanitarian aid

Cases of displacement due to ethnic violence constitute a significant proportion of those in need of humanitarian aid borkena March 7,2019 Ethiopian National Disaster Prevention Commission had a presser on Thursday regarding the humanitarian situation in the country. Authorities of the commission said 8.86 million Ethiopians need humanitarian aid –that is about 9 percent of […]

Condominium transfers to people not in the waiting list trigger further skepticism

Condominium transfers to people not in the waiting list trigger further skepticism

borkena March 6,2019 Addis Ababa City administration transferred on Wednesday 51,229 housing units to residents through a draw. However, something controversial emerged in the process. Acting mayor of the city, Takele Uma Benti, decided to transfer 50 percent of the housing units to “farmers and their children whose land was appropriated for development.” “Cabinet of […]

Ethiopia brokering peace between Kenya and Somalia

Ethiopia brokering peace between Kenya and Somalia

borkena March 5,2019 Despite not all seem to go well in Ethiopia; Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is toiling to forge economic integration in the Horn of Africa region. After hosting hosting Kenyan President and his entourage, mostly his country’s businessmen interested in attending Business Forum in Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed flew to Asmara on Sunday along […]