A HYUNDAI MOMENT


When Worqneh Gebeyehu (PhD), minister of Transport, arrived to cut the ribbon for the opening of an 80 million Br showroom for Hyundai vehicles, he was driven in a posh…


OLD AND NEW

Modes of transportation have evolved so much that sometimes we forget how it all started. But there are also moments when we can see how it really was and is.…


WATCHFUL EYES

A street around Edna Mall painted with graffiti; an art form of drawings that are scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on public walls or other surface. Graffiti ranges from simple…


Welcoming

Gebreyesus Egata, managing director of Gift Group Companies escorting the guest of honor Getachew Hailemariam, State Minister for Urban Development & Housing, to the designated seat.It was On May 21,…


Ethiopian to Launch New Istanbul Service

Ethiopian Airlines will soon fly to Istanbul, the former capital city of Turkey, which is the largest agglomeration of people in Europe and the city with the fifth largest population…


Agricultural Raw Material Imports Up by Over 60pc

The Central Statistics Agency’s report on the importation of agricultural raw material indicates an increase of 67pc while 90pc of pharmaceutical products are imports. These statistics were recently shared at…


Low Standards Awareness Risks Economy

Addis Abeba’s Chamber of Commerce forum on May 19, 2016, emphasised on the importance of quality, standardization and accredited certification for rapid industrialization. It concludes that Developing countries are more…


Former Intelligence Officer Gets 10-year Sentence

Woldeselassie Woldemikael, who had been Deputy Chief of the National Intelligence & Security Agency, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was found guilty by a jury, on…


Auditor Exposes Expired Drugs as Fertilizers

The Office of the Auditor General reported that expired medicines and drugs procured with the taxpayers’ money are now risking public safety. In this case, the Pharmaceutical Fund Supply Agency…


Corporation Announces Readiness to Bring Market Efficiency

The newly established, Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC), disclosed its preparedness to begin operations at full capacity in the coming Ethiopian year. Established four months ago by council of minister…


Sheger Bus to Hit City Streets Next Week

The Addis Abeba City Administration Transport Programs Coordination Office which is tasked to create efficient, accessible and energy friendly buses will launch a new fast bus called the Sheger express.…


COMPETING HEIGHTS

In a rainy season like this, trying to collect garbage and organising it in one place is a daunting task. But that is the mission at this place around Imperial…


SHOPPING LINE

A colourful market located around Saris operates on the old train line from Dire Dawa to La Gare. Every day from dawn to dusk sellers and buyers of clothing meet…


SURVIVAL

Merkato, a place where only the fittest survives. For young men around this large market, carrying ridiculously large loads on their shoulders is a normal activity. For a new person…


USAID Releases Additional $128m for Drought

USAID has released new humanitarian assistance of 128 million dollars to help Ethiopia’s government mitigate the impact of the El-Niño induced drought largely caused by successive failed rainy seasons The…


Reinvigorating Relations

Getachew Reda, director general of the Government Communications Affairs Office, with the rank of a minister, hosted Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister, at Castelli Restaurant two weeks ago. Having…


Editorial

Development plans under the ruling Revolutionary Democrats have become...


Agenda

Tomatoes and onions are staples in the delicious stews that accompany i...


Fineline

The first ever-international summit to discuss huma...


Commentary

Financial regulators should focus on structural fundamentals, rather th...


Viewpoint

Alex de Waal’s (PhD) viewpoint headlined, “Tana Forum Needs Complet...


Opinion

Currently, we observe a frothy construction boom in the infrastructure...


View From Arada

: In light of Ethiopia's achievement in athletics, Woldemeskel Kostre's...


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