At the official launching of its candidacy for the non-permanent membership at the United Nation Security Council (UNSC), Ethiopia announced its intentions to push for the adoption of more proactive and preventive conflict resolution mechanisms at the UNSC especially regarding conflicts in Africa.

The Procurement and Asset Disposal Complaints Review and Decision Setting Board (PADCRDSB), last week, canceled a bid announced by the Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency (PFSA) and won by Bio-Tech PLC for the supply of imported HIV diagnostic kit to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Born in Adwa, Tigray region, in the early 1940s, Fisseha Desta (Lt. Col.) attended his elementary education at Nigiste Saba School in his hometown and his secondary education at Agazi School in Adigrat.