Tag Archives: Sur Construction

Ethiopia: Federal auditors expose corruption at govt irrigation project

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 11, 2019) Federal auditors revealed that consultants at a government irrigation project have cooked up extremely inflated costs resulting in the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in the form of payments to a company belonging to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). Presenting their report to a budgetary committee of the House ...

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Ethiopia: Amhara regional officials cry foul over killing of civilians by army

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 10, 2019) The killing of civilians by the army in western Amhara region yesterday drew a sharp criticism from local officials over the incident and the conduct of the military in dealing with grievances by local people. According to head of the regional security, six people were killed and 18 injured when government soldiers ...

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Ethiopia: Army kill eight in Metema, over twenty injured

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (January 9, 2019) Government forces shot and killed eight people in Metema and injured over twenty others in a confrontation with locals who blocked the progress of vehicles belonging to the party conglomerate EFFORT. Residents of Genda Wuha and Qokit yesterday blocked vehicles belonging to Sur Construction alleging that the vehicles which belong to EFFORT, ...

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