Ethiopia’s Addis Abeba-Adama Expressway Finally Open

Ethiopia’s first expressway, the 84.7Km long road from Addis Abeba to Adama, officially opens to traffic today, September 14, 2014, in the presence of Muktar Kedir, president of the Oromia…


Eleven Companies in Tight Run to Win 900,000tn Fertiliser Tender

The government will shortly announce the companies it has selected for the supply of nearly 900,000tns of fertiliser. A total of 11 companies have responded to the August 2014 tender…


Nation’s Most Expensive Dam Undertaken by Sino-Ethiopia JV

A joint venture between two Chinese and one Ethiopian contractor are undertaking the construction of the twin Gebba Hydro electric power dams, with 9.3 billion Br in financing from China.…


Lion’s Departure Sees Third Ethiopian Bank President Resign in Fortnight

Negusu Gebregziabher has resigned from his job as President of Lion International Bank S.C (LIB), making him the third bank executive in the industry to leave a top post in…


Bank of Abyssinia Seeks Consultancy to Reach International Standards

The board of directors of the Bank of Abyssinia (BoA), chaired by Mehari Alemayehu, will soon disclose a closed bid winner for a consultancy to study and design the management…


ERA Awards Two Chinese Companies 5b Br Road Projects

The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has awarded two contracts worth five billion Br to two Chinese companies for the construction of two roads in eastern and southern Ethiopia. CGC Overseas…


New Controversial Bill to Reignite Outdoor Advertising

A new outdoor advertising bill the city cabinet is expected to approve will pass land to advertising companies through a lease, giving a break to a sector that has been…


Roads Authority Plans 600km of New Roads at Cost of 6.6b Br

The Addis Abeba City Roads Authority (AACRA) has allocated 6.6 billion Br to add just over 600kms to the city’s road network during the current 2014/15 fiscal year. The plans…


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