Belg behind schedule

Agriculture remains the mainstay of Ethiopia’s economy. Under the activity that constitutes crop production and animal husbandry, the season of Belg has crucial importance. The short rainy season spanning from…


City Chamber Resolves Election Quandary

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) has settled by re-electing the former president, vice-president and five of the nine boards of directors on its ninth general…


Construction Ministry Plans 2.45m Residential Houses for Next GTP

The Ministry of Urban Development, Housing & Construction (MoUDHC) says it is building 2.45 million houses between 2015/16 and 2020/21, the period of the next Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).…


Libya Oil Fights Weyra Transport, Privatization Agency over Gas Stations

Libya Oil Ethiopia Ltd. is suing Weyra Transport S.C. and Privatization & Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA) for unlawfully transferring three gas stations it owned to a third party, Trans…


Court Hears Objections over Defective Lottery Tickets in the Market

The Crimina bench of Lideta Federal High Court heard on March 18, 2015, the preliminary objections and defenses related to the distribution of wrongly printed lottery tickets which should have…


Central Bank’s Eth-Switch to Begin Pilot Trial

The much anticipated Eth-Switch, which is expected to centralize all banks’ online real-time and electronic (CORE) banking solutions, is to commence its pilot project on May 28, 2015. Banks such…


A proposal made by the Ethiopian petroleum supply enterprise has been submitted to MoFED for approval

The Ethiopian government has shown an interest in joining the fuel distribution market in the country and has identified 60 of the 130 locations in which it plans to establish…


Ethiopian Roads Authority Awards 4.8b Br Projects

Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has awarded a 4.8 billion Br project to four companies, one local and three foreign, and subsequently signed a contract on March 21, 2015. Two of…


Major Aviation Conference Calls for Liberal African Skies

The 24th African Aviation Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) Suppliers and Stakeholders Conference, which took place in Addis Abeba from March 16 to 18, 2015, urged African skies to be…


ethio telecom Defends for Full Trial in Computer Purchase Suit

Ethio telecom requested the federal high court on March 6, 2015, to use ordinary procedure, a procedure enabling it to come up with defence for the 8.7 million Br suit…


Editorial

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn was unusually bold in criticising...


Agenda

Delay in the Belg rainfall season attributed to climate change, causes...


Fineline

The Revolutionary Democrats find their state of aff...


Commentary

It is better for the Ethiopian government to focus on creating a vibran...


Viewpoint

Large public investment projects have become the preferred delivery mod...


Opinion

Almost every day, we are bound to witness young women being harassed by...


Capital Insight

The recent anti-corruption crackdown surprised both citizens and analys...


View From Arada

Elections ought to give the voting public alternatives. The case in Eth...


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