Motor Contribution


It has been three years since Ethiopia embarked on the construction of its flagship dam, the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), the cost of which was initially estimated to be…


Commit to Commute

Public transportation problem has long remained to be one of the common phenomena for the residents of Addis Abeba. With different projects underway including the light railway transit (LRT) and…


Dive or Drive?

Among the major road construction projects carried out by the Addis Abeba City Roads Authority (AACRA) is the recently finalized and made open to traffic is the Bole Road. It…


Admas Becomes the Third Private University in Ethiopia

Accepting the request from the previous Admas University College, the Ministry of Education (MoE) awarded it with the status of University as of August 6, 2014. This makes Admas, the…


City Establishes Agency for Competence Certification

The Addis Abeba Occupational Competence Assessment & Certification Center (OCACC) is to be reorganized at an agency level and operate not less than four branches across the four corners of…


Ministry Reports Bold Figures in Land, Sheds Preparation for 2013/14

The Ministry of Urban Development, Housing & Construction (MUDHC) reports its achievement of the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) in the preparation of lands for production and sells for the…


Aviation Authority Set to Launch New Air Transport Policy

Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) announced that it is going to launch new air transport policy. The Authority noted that the new policy is going to help Ethiopia to ensure…


Amshaj Commences Producing Diagnostic Reagents

Established as Ethiopian subsidiary of Amshaj Manufacturing Plc at an outlay of close to eight million Birr, Jourilabs Diagnostic Manufacturing Plant is inaugurated on August 8, 2014. Set to produce…


Living Threads

As do most of the people making a living at the different corners of Merkato, around Minalesh Tera, Desalegn Lapiso is busy working with his broom in front of his…


A Turnaround

One of the major concerns of the residents of Addis Abeba regarding the construction of the Light Railway Transit in the city was the distance it takes for vehicles to…


Carefree Nap

Merkato is a host not only for the vast majority of traders and casual workers, but also different types of domestic animals. On top of providing humans with homes and…


Gullele Soap, Detergents Private Company Becomes Shared

Gullele Soap Factory Plc. – a company engaged with the manufacturing of beauty products, soap and detergents – has transformed into a share company with a capital of 80 million…


Awash Bank Announces 861m Br Unaudited Profit for 2013/14

Awash International Bank S.C. (AIB) announces a profit of 861 million Br in the just ended fiscal year up by 35pc from the last year’s profit. The Bank’s deposit from…


UK Commits to Grant Half a Billion Birr to Ethiopia

Ethiopia secures a little more than half a billion Birr in grant from the government of the UK. This is part of the 10.2 billion Br grants of the British…


Editorial

The Ethiopian political sphere witnesses divergent views on the issue o...


Agenda

A forum was held in order discuss how to improve the delivery of servic...


Fineline

Several heads of state from the African continent d...


Commentary

Ethiopia needs to shift away from a public investment dominated economi...


Viewpoint

Zerubabel Getachew is a researcher on the hydro-politics of the Nile Ba...


Opinion

The Ethiopian political sphere witnesses divergent views on the issue o...


Capital Insight

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


View From Arada

Leaders of African nations have gathered in Washington DC to talk with...


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