A woman who has not eaten or drank anything in more than ten years has been named Cultural Ambassador. An official of the woreda’s Culture and tourism office stated that Muluwork Ambaw, the woman who has not ingested anything in more than ten years has been anointed Konta’s cultural ambassador. She was also gifted with a fully furnished house of estimated worth of 1.2 million birr. To further justify the woman’s claims and be acknowledged throughout th country, the official said that they had made an appointment at Tikur Anbessa hospital.
Muluwork Ambaw, who was born in Konta woreda and is 22 years old, claims that ever since she was 9 years old she had stopped taking food or water for unknown reasons. She says she is free from any diseases and functions normally like any other person in the society. She had a full check up in Zewditu hospital and says she has the certificate that proves that she is fully healthy. She is very grateful to be a cultural ambassador and for the gift of house given to her.
Documents presented by Ethiopia on civil aviation conference are accepted The documents presented by Ethiopia on the 40th international civil aviation conference have been accepted. The conference held in Montréal, Canada, has accepted the documents Ethiopia presented which propose solutions for the challenges faced by the aviation sector mainly focusing on training and manpower.
Facebook has started a program that enables it to limit the amount of false information in ten countries including Ethiopia. The program named Third Party Information Checking enables facebook to limit false information in sub-Saharan countries such as Zambia, Somalia, Burkina Faso, DRC, Côte d'Ivoire etcetra. It also includes shutting down pages that provide false information, promoting pages that provide true news and stopping false pages from being sponsored by certain people.
Plans to have the Ethiopian red fox brought in to the Palace zoo have been cancelled after a meeting of the palace zoo’s construction team with concerning national institutions. Birhan ena Selam Printing press announced it may go out of business if it doesn’t receive foreign currency
Birhan ena Selam Printing press stated that if it does not get foreign currency funds, it may stop printing newspapers, examination papers and other reading materials by the end of the following two months. The company’s corporate business development manager stated that foreign currency is needed because the most important things for the printing press like paper, ink, plate and chemicals are imported. Besides those, spare parts for the machines and new machines should also be imported. He also stated that they have reported to the National Bank about their issues and got no response until now.
Two distinct parties have tried to register using the name OLF Two distinct parties have tried to register using the name OLF. “Although the registration is going well, some of the parties that are proposing to register in the upcoming election do not fulfill the necessary requirements and that makes it very difficult for us to register” said Ms. Birtukan Midekssa. She also stated that they would be persuaded whichever of the two parties fulfills the prepositions and requirement first.
Reports on progress of the construction on the Renaissance Dam Throughout its construction, 99 billion birr has been invested on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The rest of the construction could use up an estimated 40 billion birr. The finances collected from the people of Ethiopia have amounted to 12.9 billion birr and through the previous year alone, 970 million birr was raised from funds. The construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has reached 68.5%, while the civil construction has reached 85.5% and the electro-mechanical work has reached 25%.