News In Brief From February 19, 2013.



CONTRABAND Dire Dawa Confiscates 43m Br Worth of Contraband Goods The Revenues & Customs Branch office in Dire Dawa has confiscated contraband goods worth 43 million Br, in the first half of the current fiscal...


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AGRICULTURE Zone Selects 10m for Transplantation Ten million select coffee seedlings have been prepared for transplantation in West Hararge Zone, Oromia Regional State in an effort to expand coffee development, the...


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LAND Amhara Region Prepares Industrial Sites Ten industrial sites have been prepared in seven selected towns inAmharaRegionalState. Close to 1,711ha of land designated in the towns as an industrial site have been d...


News in Brief from January 26, 2013…


CONSTRUCTION Asphalt Road Goes Operational in Arbaminch An asphalt road, close to 4Km, constructed in Arbaminch Town, South Regional State with over 27 million Birr has gone operational, the town municipality said.


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CONSTRUCTION Roads Authority Signs Agreements with Five Contractors The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) signed agreements with five contractors to upgrade and construct six road projects for over 3.2 billion Br. Th...


News In Brief From Jan 11-Jan 15, 2013


ROAD Assosa-Kurmuk Asphalt Concrete RoadOpens to Traffic The 100Km Assosa-Kurmuk asphalt concrete road constructed inBenishangulGumuaStatewith over 502 million Br has been opened to traffic, the Ethiopian Roads Aut...


News In Brief From January 08, 2013


INVESTMENT Investment Projects Underway in Kombolcha Close to 220 investors with 20 million Br combined capital are undertaking various investment projects in Kombolcha town, Amhara Regional State. The foreign and...


News in Brief From December 30, 2012


CONSTRUCTION Water Facilities Under Construction inWest Wollega The construction of water facilities has been launched in West Wollega Zone of Oromia Regional State at a cost of 29 million Br, the zonal water, mine...


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INSURANCE Enforcing Third Party Insurance Law Insurance Fund Office (IFO) is taking measures on vehicle owners who have not registered and renewed their third party insurance yet. The measures taken include 3,000 B...


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INVESTMENT Town Issues 22 Investment Licences The town ofAxum, in the central zone of Tigrai Region, issued licences for 22 businesses. The businesses have an aggregate capital of 339.2 million Br and are to take p...


News in Brief from Dec 02- Dec 06, 2012


AGRICULTURE 13 million Br from Honey Sale Farmers in Dera wereda, North Shoa Zone of Oromia, secured 13 million Br from selling honey, reported the woreda animal resource, health and marketing service. 2,500 farmer...


News in brief from November 25, 2012.-November 27, 2012.


MINING  Artisan Miners Supply 2,552Kg Gold to NBE Artisan gold miners supplied over 2,552Kg of gold worth 132.7 million dollars to the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) in the first quarter of the2012/2013 local budget...


News In Brief:November 13, 2012-November 20, 2012


HEALTH Health Centers Call for Support to Apply Telemedicine Telemedicine service aimed at delivering health service using Information & Communications Technology (ICT), launched in three health centers of Addi...


News in Brief compiled form November 12 – November 14, 2012.


HEALTH Construction of 10 Hospitals Underway in Sidama Zone The construction of 10 hospitals in ten districts of the Sidama zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (SNNPR) by a cost of 21...


Latest Brief News Articles-From October 6, 2012-November 8, 2012.


CONSTRUCTION Nation Raises Cement Production The annual cement production capacity ofEthiopiaincreased to over 10 million tonnes, according to Ministry of Industry (MoI). The annual production increased due to the cons...


News in Brief from October 30, 2012-October 31, 2012


AGRICULTURE Farmers Benefit from Honey Sales Farmers in Bale Zone, Oromia Regional State, have secured over 10.2 million Br income from sale of 136,000Kg of honey in the past three months.about 1,400 farmers in nine we...


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