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  • Ethiopia suspends pharmaceuticals import from 11 Egyptian manufacturers


    The Ethiopian Health Ministry has suspended the importation of pharmaceuticals from 11 Egyptian manufacturers following a visit to Egypt . This is because the factories did not meet Ethiopian health standards.

    A delegation from the Ethiopian Ministry inspected 13 companies and found that in 11 cases, prescribed rules were not being applied to the production of pharmaceuticals.

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  • Ethiopian House of Peoples Representatives to approved new income tax proclamation

    The Ethiopian House of Peoples Representatives (HPR) will approve the newly revised income tax on Tuesday 26 2016.

    Even though the House were at a break, article 15 of the HPR's working procedure and members' code of conduct allows the Speaker of the House to call when urgent meeting when required. The House Speaker may be also obliged to call a meeting of the House at the request of the government. 

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  • Ethiopia-Djibouti to Launch Joint gas pipe project


    Ethiopia says physical work on a massive $4 billion cooperative natural gas project between Ethiopia, Djibouti, and China will soon be launched. The announcement was made Thursday by Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom at the opening of the 4th Ethiopia-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Committee Meeting in the capital, Addis Ababa. The project is made up of a natural gas pipeline, a liquefaction plant, and an export terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti.

    Speaking at the event, Adhanom said the project is one component of a number of cooperation areas between Ethiopia and Djibouti, its smaller neighbor lying where the Red Sea meets the Gulf of Aden. “We will expedite the process of economic integration,” he said, highlighting the importance of highway, railway, and electric power interconnection projects. For his part, Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said, “We are meeting to push forward our agenda of integration,” which he described as being a dynamic, performing role model.

    Source: DireTube post 

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