Moroccan wind + sustainable computing project continues development under a new name

Soluna Technologies Ltd. is now called Harmattan Energy, Ltd. NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Soluna Technologies, Ltd., known for the 900 megawatt (MW) wind farm and blockchain computing center under development in Dakhla, Morocco, is now called Harmattan Energy, Ltd.  The Chief Executive Officer, John Belizaire renamed the company after Mechanical Technology, Inc. (MTI) acquired Soluna Computing — […]

The fiscal year 2021 saw a number of challenges, but the results were impressive.

Regional and City Administration Trade and Industry Bureau officials held a discussion with senior officials of the Ministry on the implementation of the 2013 budget year plan. Melaku Alebel, Minister of Trade and Industry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE), who chaired the forum, said that despite the 2021 budget year, many activities […]

TIGRAY REBELS MASSACRE 125 VILLAGERS IN ETHIOPIA’S AMHARA: DOCTORS

NNA – Rebels from Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray killed at least 125 residents of a village in the neighbouring Amhara region earlier this month before being driven out by pro-government forces, doctors said Wednesday. “There were 125 dead in Chenna village… I saw the mass grave myself,” Mulugeta Melesa, head of the hospital in nearby Dabat town, […]

Tigrayan rebels denied allegations that they killed scores of villagers in a neighbouring region of northern Ethiopia earlier this month, a spokesman said Wednesday. “We categorically reject claims of our forces’ involvement in the killing of civilians,” Getachew Reda, spokesman for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, said on Twitter. His comments came in response to reports that at least 125 civilians were killed by TPLF forces in the village of Chenna in the Amhara region which lies to the south of Tigray. Mulugeta Melesa, head of the hospital in nearby Dabat town, told AFP he had seen a mass grave and that there were 125 dead, with a search still going on for more bodies. The death toll could not be independently verified and AFP was not able to confirm whether those killed were civilians or combatants. “We reiterate our call for an independent investigation into all atrocities and our willingness to facilitate media access to areas under our control for independent verification of any allegations,” Getachew added. — AFP Source: National News Agency

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the high‑level event on mental health interventions for peacebuilding in conflict and humanitarian settings, held today: Vulnerability and mental health problems are part of our collective human experience and should be treated as seriously as physical health issues, including during a global pandemic. Peacebuilding, mental health and […]

ECSU Graduates Summer Youth Trainees

Ethiopian Civil Service University (ECSU) graduated the second round two hundred trainees of the special summer youth public servants capacity enhancement training programs on September 7, 2021 at Abay Hall. The trainees were recruited from different federal government institutions. In his keynote address His Excellency Ato Bezabih Gebreyes, Commissioner for Civil Service Commission, congratulated the […]

TIGRAY REBELS ‘CATEGORICALLY REJECT’ CLAIMS THEY KILLED CIVILIANS

Tigrayan rebels denied allegations that they killed scores of villagers in a neighbouring region of northern Ethiopia earlier this month, a spokesman said Wednesday. “We categorically reject claims of our forces’ involvement in the killing of civilians,” Getachew Reda, spokesman for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, said on Twitter. His comments came in response to […]

National Research Conference on Reforming Ethiopian Property Law

Addis Ababa University’s School of Law organized a national research conference on reforming Ethiopian property law in collaboration with USAID’s Feteh (Justice) Activity at Inter Luxury Hotel on the 7th of September 2021. Solomon Nigussie (PhD), Dean for College of Governance Studies of AAU, in his welcoming remarks stated that the conference topic, ‘property law’ has been under […]