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The ‘classical majestic transportation’ horsecarts seem to work out fine for the new lifestyle in the city around the outskirts areas of Jemo condominiums. It is neither strange nor exciting…


Convenience Store

Atikilt Tera at Piassa, the first choice to buy fruits and vegetables for a relatively cheaper price, is expanding. The new construction on the left is the formal expansion project…


Precious Waste

Koshe, the biggest solid waste dump in Addis, is found in the vicinity of Jemo condominiums. The scavengers in Koshe swarm the dump looking for ‘valuables’; plastic, metal, etc. Plastics…


UN General Assembly Endorses Addis Action Agenda

During its 69th session, on July 23, 2015, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the Addis Ababa Action Agenda agreed one week earlier. The Assembly referred to two aspects of…


UN Office Calls for Robust Action against Human Trafficking

The United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC) has called for robust action against human trafficking, a lucrative globally organised crime. On July 30, World Day against Trafficking in…


African, Arab Summit Stresses Public, Private Partnership

The Fourth Africa-Arab Legislators and Business Summit on “Investing in Africa Makes Sense” started Saturday at the Sheraton Addis Hotel in Ethiopia’s capital, with 130 attendants from African and Arab…


Microfinance Beneficiaries Increase, Targets Fall Short

The Forum for Social Studies research on the contribution of micro finance services towards poverty reduction was discussed on July 31, 2015 at Ghion Hotel. The study indicated that though…


Ethiopian Awards 282.7m Br Employee Housing Bid to Afro-Tsion

Ethiopian Airlines has finally awarded its employee housing project to Afro-Tsion Construction Plc. for 282.7 million Br and a contract period of 15 months.The full cost of construction includes an…


Land Clearing Process Hampers Julphar’s Billion Birr Expansion

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (also called Julphar Pharmaceuticals Plc Ethiopia), has announced that its one billion Br expansion project has been hindered by the process…


Airport Enterprises Collects One Billion Birr from Airport Services

Ethiopian Airport Enterprises  (EAE) has collected one billion Br in revenue over the last fiscal year from services it delivers. This is an almost ten-fold increment from its achievement in…


Meat Mart

Burayu, a small-town located in the Finfine Surrounding Oromia Special Zone, 15Km on the West of Addis, is known for its trade in meat. The meat there is mainly sold…


Team Work

As the final works for the Addis Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, the installation of the power cables by the side of the roads under the pedestrian lines is going…


Obsolete Phone

It did not take much for public phones in Addis Abeba to be loved and be abandoned immediately after a short while of their introduction. The public phones that were…


Tax Authority Collects 128b Br in 2014/15

Ethiopian Customs & Revenues Authority (ERCA) has collected 128 billion Br of revenue from taxes and customs over 12 months of the 2014/15 fiscal year; this is a 22 billion…


Editorial

Last week was an exceptional week for the EPRDFites. Having the most po...


Agenda

Many an account of historic relations between Ethiopia and the USA surf...


Fineline

It is the memory of those at the gossip corridors t...


Commentary

Understanding informal institutions and the relationship between the va...


Viewpoint

Four years after ending its armed struggle with Sudan and declaring its...


Opinion

In the last decade, Africa has seen a remarkable turnaround. AfricaR...


View From Arada

The historic visit of United States President Barack Obama witnessed so...


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