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Against the ruling party’s initial denial, the pressure of keeping ethnic balance saw Ethiopia’s PM appoint three deputy prime ministers 

 Emnet Assefa



A long awaited cabinet reshuffle by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn came to a surprising end yesterday Nov. 29th when the Prime Minister gave his list for approval to the ruling party dominated House of People’s Representatives.

Emnet Assefa

MTN Ethiopia, a South African Telecom and ICT service provider launches its campaign “celebrate 31 on 831 with MTN Ethiopia.”

The campaign that is said to celebrate the participation of The Ethiopian Football Team for the 2012 African Cup of Nations (ACN)  that will be held in South Africa is an SMS competition that takes 5 of its winners to the tournament to watch a number of matches covering all their costs.

PM Hailemariam offers lucrative incentives to animal husbandry and meat export businesses but he may wish to fix the country’s institutional mess first  

Tsedale Lemma


Coming face to face with a sea of business men and women in one large ball room and looking directly into their eyes is surely an intimidating experience for a first timer;   coming face to face with a sea of unhappy business men and women in one large ball room and looking directly into their eyes and then listening to their grievances is for sure both intimidating and bulky. In just about a month and a few days after taking office, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has decided to face the later. By any account, on Wednesday Oct. 24th he may have taken to his office more assignments than what he came prepared to take after his first account with a mass of unhappy industrialists in Ethiopia.