Ethiopia Pioneers in Tackling Root of European Migrant Crisis


Prime Minister Hailemariam’s visit to New York last week was unusually rewarding for his administration, judging by what he bagged from a summit called to discuss the global refugee issue.…


HIV Test Kit Complaint Reaches High Court

A dispute between Medica Pharma and two government entities, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Pharmaceuticals Fund & Supply Agency (PFSA), over the procurement of HIV Test Kits has…


City Launches First Ever Traffic Safety Campaign

On September 23, 2016, with the intention of reducing the number of road accidents in the capital, the Addis Abeba City Transport Programme Management Office launched its first ever public…


Modernising Agricultural Warehouses

The Ethiopian Agricultural Commodities Warehousing Service Enterprise reported its one year performance and plan last week. “The Enterprise earned 15 million Br net profit and provided services for 625,925 tonnes…


Second Schedule of Incentives Comes into Effect

The Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) has commenced the implementation of its directive on second schedule tariffs. This comes following its introduction in March, 2016, with some amendments…


Pumps on at Total Ethiopia’s Dukem Depot

Total Ethiopia inaugurated its fuel depot in Dukem – a small town, some 37km south of the capital in Oromia Regional State – on September 22, 2016. The depot, which…


Local Company Gets Green Light for Kia Assembly

Belayab Motors, a local company in the automotive industry, has inked a deal with Kia Motors Corporation, a South Korean car manufacturer, over an assembly partnership. This will place Belayab…


Fatal Car Crash Claims Lives around Piazza

A fatal car crash claimed several lives this morning. A mini bus travelling from Piazza to Saris around 8:00 a.m. collided with a fence of a construction site and subsequently crashed…


The Need to Change

In a rare occasion where a senior government official opened up, providing a tell-tale account of the alarming narrative of the ‘Ethiopia rising’ rhetoric, Abrham Tekeste Mesqel (PhD), deputy commissioner…


Complaints Put Brakes on Driving License Purchase

Safran Morphon, a French multinational company, has filed a complaint to the Public Procurement & Property Administration Agency (PPPAA) over a multi-million birr purchase. The purchase, now delayed for a…


Local Company Pioneering Aluminium Exports

B & C Aluminium, a local pioneer in Aluminium production, has inked a deal with a Sudanese company. This places B & C as the first local aluminium producing company…


DBE to Provide Interest Free Lease Financing

The Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) is to amend its lease financing directive, which was adopted in March 2016, in a bid to support small & medium enterprises (SMEs). The…


Nail Producers to Appeal to Consumer Authority

In a meeting held at Ghion Hotel, on September 14, 2016, iron nail producers have decided to push their complaint, over what they claim is unfair trade practice and industry…


ZayRide, M-Birr Ink Taxi Payment Deal

ZayRide, a local IT firm, has inked a deal to facilitate the payment of taxi fares for the newly delivered meter taxis, with M-Birr. This will allow users to make…


Sinking Fish Supply Drives Up Prices

Fish prices have gone up because of a reduction in production from Lake Tana, Tekeze Dam and Arba Minch. Following the decline in production, prices have hiked. The earnings for…


Record Bids for Holiday Bazaars

Eyoha Promotion Plc has listed a 31.2 million Br bid to host the upcoming Ethiopian Christmas and Easter Holiday bazaars at the Addis Abeba Exhibition Centre & Market Development Enterprise…


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