Mekuria Haile, minister of Urban Development & Construction (MoUDC)



Mekuria Haile, minister of Urban Development & Construction (MoUDC) Cheerful What Happened:   Mekuria Haile, the minister of Urban Development & Construction, joined the spotlight for ushering the ne...


Bethlehem Abera, Big Brother Africa Contestant


Bethlehem Abera, Big Brother Africa Contestant Controversial What Happened:   Bethlehem Abera, a.k.a Betty, an Ethiopian contestant at the eighth season of Big Brother Africa, a reality show, joined the spot...


Birhanu Dinka


Birhanu Dinka, Diplomat   Unforgettable What Happened: Birhanu Dinka, the highly-praised diplomat and peace negotiator, joined the spotlight in his death. The career diplomat had been serving within the Eth...


Melaku Fenta and Gebrewahid W.Giorgis


Melaku Fenta,  Former director of Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA); Gebrewahid W.Giorgis,Former deputy director of ERCA.   Litigious   What Happened:   In what could be t...


2012/13 Snapshot of the year


As Ethiopians celebrate the New Year, Fortune take a look back over the past 12 months of the country’s development. As with every year, there have been highs and lows, progress and regress. Addis Abeba shone in the gl...


2012 CHARTS OF THE YEAR


Many of the themes and issues that determined financial market returns in 2012 may well return for an encore in the New Year. With 2012 is already behind, businesses across the world already are looking ahead to the New...


GLOBAL COMMODITY MARKET PROJECTIONS FOR 2013


The global economy is still struggling with financial crisis. What began in 2008, in the form of a housing sector malaise in the United States did not stop there. It spread to Europe and emerging economies, such as China...


Uneasy Ethiopia Slides Down in Doing Business


If at all there is one edge that the incumbent government ofEthiopiahad been recognised for since it assumed power in 1991, it had been the liberalisation of the economy. With that came the birth of the existing business...


Editorial

Last week saw a series of events where the political bigwigs from the f...


Agenda

The cement industry in Ethiopia, although still largely untapped, is se...


Fineline

It is unusual for a federal agency to get estranged...


Commentary

Recently, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) had announced the mandato...


Viewpoint

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) disproportionately affect women and...


Opinion

Until very recently, Turkey was a proudly democratic Middle Eastern cou...


View From Arada

We often underestimate the importance of time managiment. Especially in...


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