In a letter sent to Attorney General of Guam Douglas Moylan, the delegate said that the House of Representatives passed H.R. Alien, as used in the measure means any person not a citizen or national of the United States. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security on whether the measure would apply to Compact of Free Association migrants in Guam. “It’s like, why are you talking about DUIs when the crimes are so much bigger than DUIs? We expect these issues will be carefully vetted if this measure is to pass in the Senate.”
February 03, 2024 22:03 UTC
Addis Ababa February 3/2024 (ENA) Exploiting the untapped potentials of the Horn Africa (HoA) for shared benefits and ensuring peace are critical for better prospects in the region, said Minister of Peace Binalf Andualem. The conference discussed pressing issues facing the region, including the current peace and security challenges and opportunities in the region. Institutions of higher education across the horn region should discharge their responsibilities in forging durable peace and development activities, the minister said. The minister noted that Ethiopia is exerting maximum effort for regional integration and ensure peace. Though the horn region is endowed with potential resources for development, Benalaf mentioned man-made and natural problems have hindered the region from utilizing the resources.
February 03, 2024 19:24 UTC
Ethiopia Coffee's revival in the Ethiopia Premier League continued on Friday, while Hadiya Hossana and Dire Dawa had to settle for a share of the spoils in a goalless draw. Ethiopia Coffee proved too hot to handle for Ethiopian Insurance, winning 3-0. Anteneh Tefera was the star of the show with a hat-trick to spark massive Coffee celebrations.
February 03, 2024 19:01 UTC
Former world marathon champion Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia has confirmed his participation in the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on February 24. Chicago Marathon winner Seifu Tura and former women’s half marathon world record holder, Ababel Yeshaneh, will also be joining their compatriot in RAK. Tola won world marathon gold in Eugene in 2022, but in the interim, he won the Amsterdam Marathon in 2021 and then topped that with victory in the New York City Marathon three months ago. The 33-year-old’s fastest half marathon was a winning performance in 59:37 in Prague in 2017. The three Ethiopians will join elite fields that already include men’s defending champion Benard Kibet of Kenya (58:45) and his colleague, reigning Olympic Marathon Champion and three-time World Half Marathon Champion Peres Jepchirchir, who set her best half marathon in winning RAK 2017 in a then world record of 65:06.
February 03, 2024 18:56 UTC
The Ethiopia-Somaliland deal aggravates regional tensionsTalmiz AhmadEthiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed and Somaliland president Muse Bihi Abdi at the signing of the agreement. Through the agreement, Ethiopia would replace Djibouti as Somaliland’s principal trading outlet, an arrangement that was worth $1.5 billion a year to Djibouti in port fees, and loss of this income will deal a body-blow to the country. Ethiopia has also announced it is developing a navy that would be based on the Red Sea coast. But Prime Minister Ahmed faces numerous challenges. Taking all of this together, therefore, Ethiopia’s agreement with Somaliland threatens to ignite the embers of wider regional conflict.
February 03, 2024 18:38 UTC
Regulatory perspective: The Ethiopian Banking Authority (EBA) Corporate governance principles for Ethiopian Banks state that an effective risk governance framework requires robust communication about risk issues, including the Ethiopian bank’s risk strategy. APPLY INTEGRATED RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORKAn integrated risk management (IRM) approach allows Ethiopian Banks to manage disparate risk types across the organization, top to bottom. This is taken from the NBE Guidance on supervisory interaction with Ethiopian Banks on risk culture and Regulators Corporate Governance principles for Ethiopian Banks. Quantitative risk appetite: Defining a Ethiopian bank’s risk capacity is a crucial step in developing a comprehensive and effective Risk Appetite Statement (RAS). Ethiopian Banks should develop forward-looking reporting capabilities to provide early warnings of any potential breaches of risk limits that may exceed the Ethiopian bank’s risk tolerance/appetite.
February 03, 2024 18:34 UTC
Riyadh expo focuses on sustainable aquacultureRIYADH: The third Saudi International Marine Exhibition began on Sunday at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center, highlighting international expertise and the latest technologies in aquaculture, fisheries and seafood industries. Al-Fadhli emphasized the government’s commitment to the aquaculture sector, announcing direct government spending of about SR1 billion ($266 million). The event features the participation of 35 countries represented by more than 120 international and local companies, with the attendance of 3,000 local and international businessmen. During the exhibition, more than 20 technical workshops will be organized, featuring the participation of international speakers, companies and universities. An exhibition featuring farmed fish products will be organized as part of the event.
February 03, 2024 18:04 UTC
Reading Time: 2 minutesEthiopian soldiers killed more than 50 civilians this week in a town in the Amhara region during house-to-house searches that followed fighting with a local militia, three residents told Reuters. Spokespersons for Ethiopia’s army and government and for the Amhara regional administration did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the reported killings in Merawi. The incident followed clashes between the army and Fano on Monday, said three residents and a Fano fighter who participated in the fighting. After Fano fighters left Merawi, army soldiers began to go from house to house killing civilians, said the three residents, two of whom said they hid in their houses for hours. The residents said they believed the soldiers were punishing them for Fano’s actions but said they had nothing to do with the militia.
February 03, 2024 17:54 UTC
Students and scholars alike met in conversation this past weekend to share research, differing opinions and international perspectives in a reflection of the Ethiopian revolution ahead of its 50-year anniversary in February. Speakers ranged from local researchers and professors at UM, to international scholars in African academia. “I crafted this project two years ago when I was at James Madison University, and I was well aware that the Ethiopian Revolution will turn 50 years in 2024. I was born and raised in Ethiopia, and lived through the legacies of that revolution,” Dinka said. The current political happenings in Ethiopia stems from the Ethiopian revolution.
February 03, 2024 17:25 UTC
Addis Ababa — Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stressed the need for building on the momentum of wheat productivity through collaborative efforts and realize the country's agricultural potential. Attached with pictures he posted on X, the premier said this is "a glimpse of the current irrigated wheat productivity." He then urged: "Let us build on the momentum through collaborative efforts and realize our agricultural potential."
February 03, 2024 17:13 UTC
The two countries' line ministers met on the margins of the Arab Health ExhibitionEgyptian Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar met with his Emirati counterpart Abdul Rahman Al Owais on the margins of the Arab Health Exhibition, which was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population, said they discussed opportunities to enhance co-operation in training in the latest medical technologies and digital health. The meeting also discussed developing partnerships in the fields of medical research, pharmaceutical industry, medical products and supplies and localisation of the Arab pharmaceutical industry. Abdel Ghaffar added that the ministers also reviewed the achievements of the two countries in the fields of human and animal health, food and water safety, and climate change. In addition, the meeting touched upon public health and digital transformation.
February 03, 2024 15:57 UTC
0 shares ShareTweetPinAddis Ababa, February 3, 2024 (Addis Walta) Ethiopian Airlines announced that it is about to start a daily flight to Canadian capital, Toronto, as of April 1, 2024. By adding two more schedule on the existing five times a week flight to Toronto, the Ethiopian Airline will commence a daily passenger flight to Toronto, the airlines indicated on its social media post. Including Toronto, Ethiopian Airlines has six international destinations in North America.
February 03, 2024 15:07 UTC
Ethiopian soldiers killed more than 50 civilians this week in a town in the Amhara region during house-to-house searches that followed fighting with a local militia, three residents told Reuters. The incident followed clashes between the army and Fano on Monday, said three residents and a Fano fighter who participated in the fighting. These have included the killing of civilians in house-to-house searches and air strikes, which Reuters has also documented. House-to-house killingsAfter Fano fighters left Merawi, army soldiers began to go from house to house killing civilians, said the three residents, two of whom said they hid in their houses for hours. The third, who was out of town, said he had been told by a friend in Merawi that at least 51 civilians had been buried.
February 03, 2024 15:00 UTC
Ethiopian soldiers killed more than 50 civilians this week in a town in the Amhara region during house-to-house searches that followed fighting with a local militia, three residents told Reuters. Spokespersons for Ethiopia's army and government and for the Amhara regional administration did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the reported killings in Merawi. The incident followed clashes between the army and Fano on Monday, said three residents and a Fano fighter who participated in the fighting. After Fano fighters left Merawi, army soldiers began to go from house to house killing civilians, said the three residents, two of whom said they hid in their houses for hours. The residents said they believed the soldiers were punishing them for Fano's actions but said they had nothing to do with the militia.
February 03, 2024 14:51 UTC
The Ethiopian Delegation was led by Dr. Eyob Tekalign Tolina, the State Minister of Fiscal Policy and Public Finance of Ethiopia. Finance Minister Dr. Shamshad Akhtar welcomed Dr. Eyob Tekalign Tolina and his delegation on their visit to Pakistan. The delegation was greatly impressed by Pakistan's effective resolution of economic challenges and expressed their keen interest in learning from the country's experiences. This interest underscored a global recognition of Pakistan's experience as a valuable lesson in economic recovery. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar briefed the delegates on the latest economic developments, fiscal policy adjustments, and tax reforms undertaken by the Caretaker government.
February 03, 2024 13:43 UTC