Public Transport to Sudan Very Close

Ethiopia is soon to begin cross border public passenger transport with Sudan. This follows a bilateral agreement made between the two countries a year ago. To realise this, a memorandum…


Exceptional Gov’t Guarantee Brings Ermias Amelga Back to Ethiopia

Ermias T. Amelga is expected to start implementing his plans to resolve the snags of Access Real Estate (ARE) S.C starting tomorrow February 23, 2015, after the committee set up…


Eighth Leather Fair Proceeds with Modest Success

Around 49 companies from all over the world have joined 147 local companies in the eighth edition of All African Fair in Addis Abeba. The exhibition which is held at…


Disappointment Accompanies Registration of Election Candidates

The fifth national election is getting nearer as the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) concluded the registration of both the candidates and voters last week. According to data obtained from the Board, 2,222 candidates have been registered to run for the seat of the House of Peoples Representatives (HPR) and 4,168 for the regional council’s seat from 57 political parties and 11 private candidates, even though the opposition parties claim they are disappointed with the registration process.


City Roads Authority Awards 130m Br Contract

Addis Abeba City Roads Authority (AACRA) has signed a total of around 135 million Br contract for the construction of a new road and for the design of 21 already…


French Firms Recommend Several Urban Centres for Ethiopia

French firms, hired by the government, reported that the existing urban system in Ethiopia was dominated by the primacy of Addis Abeba and characterized by low urban infrastructure and services,…


Commercial Bank Negotiates with Oracle for Enterprise Resource Planning

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) is in technical negotiations with Oracle, an American company, to work on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – an automation system which will integrate the…


Bunna Bank Sells Shares to Employees with Privileges

Bunna International Bank S.C ((BIB), which made 71.4 million Br profit before tax in the first half of the year, sold shares to its employees in order to keep and…


Indian Denim Factory Begins Yarn Production

Kanoria Africa Textile Plc, established by Indian owners, began yarn production last week in preparation for the planned commencement of denim fabric manufacturing in May 2015 at its plant in…


Insurers Seek Central Bank Approval to Form Reinsurer Firm

The Association of Ethiopian Insurers has submitted a request to the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) two weeks ago for the approval of the formation of the first reinsurance firm…


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