December 2015

East African Tiger Brands Industries has donated one year’s worth of sanitary products to Bishoftu Hospital. The donation which comes as per the city council’s request to alleviate the problem of sanitation manifest in the hospital, goes in line with East African Tiger Brand’s commitment to add value to the society it operates in, said company officials.

In a statement by the US National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price the White House said it was “deeply concerned” by Ethiopia’s recent arrest of journalists and cautioned Ethiopia to refrain from using its infamous Anti-Terrorism Proclamation as a mechanism to silence dissent.

It was clear from the outset that Congressman Paul Ryan didn’t want the job, yet he has become the 54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and republicans appear to have united behind him. But How far Mr. Ryan will go to please the “party of no” Freedom Caucus members will determine whether they eventually throw him under the bus, as they did with Mr. Boehner, says our U.S. Correspondent  Tomas Mega