Heavy Duty


In Ethiopia the use of carts for transportation, in areas where taxis or other means of transportation are not available, is very common. Seen here is a picture of Gondar,…


Before & After

Addis Abeba experienced a change in the taxi stations a couple of weeks ago, which was a hot issue for many. One of the stations that were changed is the…


Authority’s Hands on Wildlife Trafficking

Officials at the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) including Dawud Mume, the director general want to see enhanced expertise among law enforcement officers in order to tackle wildlife trafficking. Curbing…


Ethio-Life on Run to Comply with NBE Directive

Ethio-Life & General Insurance S.C. (ELIG) has declared its desire to sell new shares to interested buyers, its managers disclosed during a press briefing held at Harmony Hotel, on November…


New Factory Joins Juice Industry

An 80 million Br juice factory, owned by Sebetta Industrial Plc., a sister company of Petram Plc, was inaugurated on November 19, 2014, in the town of Sebetta, found in…


ICT at Supreme Court Speeds Up Trial

The information communication technologies (ICT) installed by the Ethiopian Federal Supreme Court, in an effort to bring speedy, accessible, effective and transparent trial processes, raised the number of files adjudicated…


CEO Summit on Business Opportunities

Lack of skilled labour and formal strategy; a very long supply and market chain; scheduling delays; and a low technological advancement are seriously hampering the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG)…


Here You Are

The time that follows immediately after the Ethiopian summer is a sunny and dusty season, especially when construction is booming in the city. So many buy sunglasses for relief from…


Bole Jamed

Compared to other African cities Addis Abeba does not have a dense vehicle population. Despite this, every road in the city is crowded during rush hours, when people enter and…


Up in the air

It is unusual to see the takeoff of a plane from another plane. The picture shows a plane’s take off from the runway, seen from a bird’s-eye-view. Another plane, that…


Addis Abeba to Host Annual Diplomatic Bazaar

The annual diplomatic bazaar of the Diplomatic Spouses Group of Ethiopia (DSGE) will be held on Saturday November 22, at the Millennium Hall in Addis Abeba. The bazaar will be…


Oilseed Outpaces Coffee in Export Revenue

Revenues from oilseeds has overtaken that of coffee in the four years of the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) period. Oilseed revenue in the 2013-2014 fiscal year was 920 million…


Profits Up at Bank of Abyssinia

Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) stated that the Bank’s profit has reached 351.5 million Br, 270.71 million Br after tax, in the 2013-2014 fiscal year. At the 18th general meeting of…


USAID Praises Own Healthcare Project

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in its meeting held at Addis Abeba, on November 13, 2014, appreciated the progress that has been registered through the Community Prevention…


Editorial

On November 13, 2014, Members of Parliament deliberated on a bill which...


Agenda

Butcheries face a number of different systems of taxation of their good...


Fineline

Ethiopia’s Parliament has these haphazard mom...


Commentary

The government has been reliant on bilateral and multilateral loans. Bu...


Viewpoint

Economic news is grim all around the world. This year’s output growth...


Opinion

The deficit of courage in Addis Abeba is downright depressing. When I w...


Capital Insight

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


View From Arada

Despite the talk of recent changes in Ethiopia, sanitation problems, es...


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