Rain, the Rains, the Right Rains at the Right Time


In Ethiopia, rainfall is never taken for granted because it is under-stood in precise relation to the food chain. Successful (or failed) harvesting of specific crops, depends on rainfall in…


A Nation Family in Mourning

Some first learned of the atrocity via social media. Others went online and saw images purported to be those of the gruesome massacre of Ethiopians in Libya by the Islamic…


Earth, Wind, Fire – Ethiopia Exploits Renewable Energy Resources

One of the strategies being used to blaze the trail to a Green Economy, is Ethiopia’s pace-setting strides in exploiting its various renewable energy resources, with interested development partners contributing…


Battle of the Beers

It is written that man shall not live by bread alone but bread and a beverage, well, that could be a pleasant meal for a hungry person; for lovers of…


The Overlapping Arms of Democracy

Two companies that are as familiar to Fortune as they are to the courthouse and to the Government are Access Real Estate and Holland Car Plc. Though these two do…


Tax Fraud by Foreign Companies in Ethiopia

This outgoing Ethiopian year presented scandals beyond belief and also hard news to Fortune readers related to court cases of tax fraud, acts of corruption, money laundering, engagement in areas…


Five Things You Should Know about Ethiopia’s Budget Bill before Parliament

It is the first in a decade to have a year-on-year increase of 25pc; No budget has ever seen a consolidated budgets deficit (52.1b Br) equivalent to this year’s; This…


Abadula Gemeda, Speaker of the Parliament

Abadula Gemeda, Speaker of the Parliament Powerful   What Happened:   Abadula Gemeda, speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives, was on the spotlight in the past year for the…


Azeb Mesfin, MP and Widow of Meles Zenawi

Azeb Mesfin, MP and Widow of Meles Zenawi Sorrowful What Happened:   Azeb Mesfin, a Member of Parliament (MP) and widow of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, was in…


Ermyas T. Amelga, Businessman

Ermyas T. Amelga, Businessman Overambitious What Happened:   Ermyas T. Amelga, the business mogul behind many creative business enterprises, including Access Capital Services and Access Real Estate, joined the spotlight…


Eyob Mekonnen, Singer

Eyob Mekonnen, Singer Memorable   What Happened:   Eyob Mekonnen, a renowned reggae singer, joined the annual spotlight with his death that sent shocks to his fans and the music…


Haile Gebreselassie, Long Distance Runner and Businessman

Haile Gebreselassie, Long Distance Runner and Businessman Ambitious What Happened:   The long distance legend, Haile Gebreselassie, joined the spotlight after he announced that he is interested to compete for…


Junedin Sado, former minister of Civil Service

Junedin Sado, former minister of Civil Service Hapless What Happened: Junedin Sado, the former minister of Civil Service (MoCS), joined the spotlight with his unfortunate conflict with the movers and…


Mohammed Aman, Middle Distance Runner

Mohammed Aman, Middle Distance Runner Exceptional What Happened:   Mohammed Aman, a middle distance runner, joined the spotlight for his exceptional talent in winning multiple 800m titles in different races. …


Kassim Fite, former deputy head of Land Administration & Development,Addis Ababa

Kassim Fite, former deputy head of Land Administration & Development,Addis Ababa Inopportune What Happened:   Kassim Fite, the former deputy head of Land Administration & Development, joined the spotlight after…


Minyahil Teshome, Footballer

Minyahil Teshome, Footballer Unlucky What Happened:   Minayahil Teshome, a football player who is a member of the Ethiopian National Football Team, joined the spotlight after he became the reason…


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