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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…


United Declares Lower Profits

The United Bank S.C.(UB) has announced that it has made a 360 million Br profit in the fiscal year 2013-2014, down from the preceding fiscal year by 3.5pc. The total…


SHOWTIME

The seventh Ethio-chamber International Trade Exhibition was opened on November 6, 2014. 220 participants were exhibiting from ten countries, 59 of which were small and micro enterprises (SMEs). The exhibition…


Business swings

The golf tournament organised by the Golf Club, at its nine hole course, and sponsored by Naztech Petroleum Investment Group, has brought the members of the club-ambassadors and business people…


Under Fire

It was at eleven that eleven houses in the Kirkos District, Woreda nine commonly known as ‘Korkoro sefer’, caught fire. All properties of the dwellers were disastrously damaged, hurting six…


MoHCUD Procures 57m Br Hi-Tech Equipment

The Ministry of Housing, Construction and Urban Development (MoHCUD) has procured hi-tech surveying and mapping hardware and software for 57 million Br, via an international bid last week. The equipment…


Ethio telecom Employees Arrested for Smuggling Telecom Equipment

This week federal police apprehended over 70 individuals for illegally smuggling telecommunication equipment into the country. The culprits, who included three foreigners and four Ethio-telecom employees, were caught amidst claims…


Ethiopia to Host Second ICT Summit

The second 2014 Ethiopian Banking and ICT Summitis to be held in Addis Abeba on November 21, 2014, at the Sheraton Addis, with the theme “ICT for excellence and innovation”…


Editorial

The much anticipated news over the Access Real Estate (ARE) debacle cam...


Agenda

The Ethio-China relationship has dated long since the two countries beg...


Fineline

Come December 31, 2014, Ethiopia will likely declar...


Commentary

William Boulding earned a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College a...


Viewpoint

Youth is more than an age group, it is a culturally constructed and his...


Opinion

Corruption, mismanagement of public resources and accounting irregulari...


Capital Insight

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


View From Arada

While Ethiopia has made noticeable advances in the fight against Gender...


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