GOVERNING WITH REFLECTION


Good governance was the catchphrase within the government structures last week as the second forum on the issue convened at the Millennium Hall. Led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, the…


New Enterprise to Manage ECX’s Warehouses

The Ministry of Trade (MoT) is establishing a new enterprise in order to manage the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange’s (ECX) warehouses. The Ministry has finished the necessary draft directive, which is…


Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Awards Local IT Dealer for 4,000 PoS

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has finally awarded SS Communication (SSC), a local IT dealer, with the supply and installation of 4,000 Point of Sales (PoS) worth 39 million…


Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Makes 9.7b Br

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) has announced that it has made 9.7 billion Br gross profit in the fiscal year 2013/14 and 17.2 billion Br gross income as it…


Prime Minister’s Office Steps Into Building Dispute

Despite the Privatisation & Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA) deciding in 2001 for the return of a building to its “rightful owners”, it has failed to get the decision implemented…


Millions of Birr Thrown at Damaged Roads

Addis Abeba’s roads sustained 3.4 million Br worth of damages during the last fiscal year. The damage was reported during the annual performance report of the Addis Abeba City Roads…


New Company Soon to Manufacture Cranes in Ethiopia

A crane manufacturing company established five months ago is waiting for the delivery of machinery and inputs which will enable it to begin production of industrial cranes in a month’s…


Tsehay Real Estate Start Sales In October

Tsehay Real Estate plc, the Chinese real estate company building 13 apartment buildings, will start selling units in October on one of the buildings which is now 70pc complete. The…


Language Schools To Receive Licenses Again

The Addis Ababa City Education Bureau will be licensing language schools starting from September 2014. This follows an announcement by the Technical, Vocational Education & Training (TVET) Agency in September…


Fed Bills Set to Determine Boundaries of National Parks

The Council of Ministers is considering seven draft regulations that specify the boundaries and areas of national parks that are drafted by the Wildlife Development & Conservation Authority (WDCA). The…


Employment Crunch

There seems to be no issue as contentious as unemployment in the Ethiopian economic sphere. Almost every aspect of the economic phenomenon, be it either its magnitude or its spatial…


40/60 Housing Goes Higher

Moved by a larger demand for the 40/60 housing scheme, the Ministry of Urban Development, Housing & Construction (MUDHC) has prepared three new designs of up to 24 storeys. Apart…


Malt Factory To Suspend Production

The Assela Malt Factory, the main supplier of malt for breweries in Ethiopia, is suspending production until the middle September when barley ordered from Denmark is expected to be delivered.…


Privatisation Faces Hurdles

The first attempt this fiscal year for the Privatization & Public Enterprise Supervising Agency (PPESA) to sell seven public enterprises fails to attract any offers despite extension for one enterprise;…


Editorial

The Ethiopian political sphere witnesses divergent views on the issue o...


Agenda

A forum was held in order discuss how to improve the delivery of servic...


Fineline

Several heads of state from the African continent d...


Commentary

Ethiopia needs to shift away from a public investment dominated economi...


Viewpoint

Zerubabel Getachew is a researcher on the hydro-politics of the Nile Ba...


Opinion

The Ethiopian political sphere witnesses divergent views on the issue o...


Capital Insight

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


View From Arada

Leaders of African nations have gathered in Washington DC to talk with...


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