Receptive yet unyielding

There was a two-side personality displayed by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn late last week, while addressing members of the media during his occasional press briefings. Calm, composed and collected in…


Council of Ministers Commiserates with Businesses in 2b Birr Taxes

The Council of Ministers made a decision on Monday, July 14, 2014, which could spare 567 federal taxpayers four billion Birr in penalty and interest for two billion Birr they…


Yonas Vs Orchid Case Hits New Wall with Supreme Court Suspension

Supreme Court suspended on July 10, 2014, the 42 million Br ruling in the Yonas Kassahun – Orchid case, following an appeal against it, filed by Orchid Business Group Plc.…


Death Comes to Life at United Insurance

United Insurance SC (UNIC) became the first insurer to have Funeral Insurance Cover as a separate insurance policy starting from July 1, 2014, following the approval from the National Bank…


Nearly Solo Bid Process Awards Consortium 17m Br Parliament Design Contract

A consortium of architectural firms gets a successful solo ride to a 17 million Br government contract for the design of a parliament complex, after three other bidders were dropped…


New Enterprise Swallows Walia Intercity Bus to Transport Civil Servants

The Public Service Employees Transport Service Enterprise (PSETSE), which was established in November 2013 with a total capital of one billion Birr, is to be merged with Walia Intercity Bus…


Russian GBP Seals Afar Petroleum Exploration Contract with $60

GPB Global Resources, a Russian petroleum company, is going to explore petroleum and natural gas with an estimated capital of 60 million dollars in the Afar basin, eastern part of…


Jimma University Hospital to Produce Oxygen, Vacuum

Jimma University Specialised Hospital’s (JUSH) oxygen and vacuum producing plant, part of the half billion Birr expansion, will begin service by September 2014. The Hospital has been under renovation activities,…


Editorial

Focusing on agriculture is not only a political matter for the ruling R...


Agenda

The administration of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is to review...


Fineline

The bilateral relation between Ethiopia and China h...


Commentary

Inflation targeting is ineffective in this era of advanced uncertaintie...


Viewpoint

Agriculture has an image problem. Simply put, for the majority of the w...


Opinion

Last week was an awkward week, in every sense of it. It was filled with...


Capital Insight

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


View From Arada

Graduations mean different things to different people. For some, it is...


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