RAISING THE FLAG


Ethiopian Flag Day was celebrated last week for the seventh time, in the presence of the higher officials from the EPRDF. The first was celebrated with the late PM Meles…


TOIL HERE

One of the major aspects of Addis Abeba subject to criticism is the lack of appropriate public toilets. This seems a good start, inside Megenagna Square, where many people take…


CONSTRUCTION CUP

Across many construction sites, workers do not have space to spend their remaining time after having lunch. Most of the time, they are seen sitting on the roofs of the…


Ethiopia to Host Third Int’l Ethiopian Coffee Conference

The Ethiopian Coffee Exporters Association (ECEA) is to host the third International Ethiopian Coffee Conference from 6-8 November. The event is designed to bring exporters and buyers together. There will…


Investors to Gather in Ethiopia for Power Africa Meeting

International investors in the power sector are to come to Ethiopia and meet with the Ethiopian government at the annual Power Africa: Ethiopia Meeting, from November 20-25. The event organised…


Ethiopia Expects a Carrier Fair

Devex are to host a regional event focused on international development partnerships and a carrier forum from October 21 to 22, 2014, in Addis Abeba. The forum is expected to…


German Textile Machinery Manufacturers Visit Ethiopia

The German textile machinery and accessories manufacturers visited Ethiopian textile manufacturers from October 13 to October 17. The seventy companies from Germany came to an event organised by SBS Systems…


Women to Women

The involvement of women to empower themselves in different aspects is common in the present Ethiopia. The Network of Ethiopian Women’s Associations (NEWA) is one such party working towards women’s…


Live Love

It has been seven years since the Ethiopian government set the Flag Day celebration date for October; back then, it had more of a politicised agenda. Now, it seems that…


Shop Upstairs

The road construction work now widely seen across the capital came with the demolition of buildings and roads to conform with the city’s master plan. This has affected the businesses…


Addis to Host Energy, Water Financing Forum

A Clean Start Connect forum, which is expected to act as a benchmark for the launch of the Clean Start Programme in Ethiopia in the coming months, is to take…


Hidassie Telecom S.C. to Assemble ZTE’s Smartphones in Ethiopia

The Chinese giant telecoms company, ZTE, and the Ethiopian, Hidassie Telecom, signed an agreement on October 11, 2014, at the Sheraton Addis, for the importation and assembly of ZTE’s “affordable…


Anbessa Works with WB to Upgrade its Systems

The Anbessa City Bus is working with the World Bank (WB) on the upgrading of its two existing depots and two garages during the current fiscal year, as the enterprise’s…


Sumitiomo Promotes Low-Loss products to the EEP, EEU

Business delegates from Sumitiomo Electric Industries Ltd held discussions with officials from the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, on the possibility…


Editorial

Anyone who has closely followed the evolution of Prime Minister Hailema...


Agenda

Although the floor was open to all MPs, it was the sole opposition memb...


Fineline

The frantic effort to patch up documents in a bid t...


Commentary

There are many reasons to doubt the predominant feeling that services c...


Viewpoint

The new global context requires greater regional cooperation. Regional...


Opinion

When I first started talking about the potential for investment and bus...


Capital Insight

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


View From Arada

Football is a game of peace. Strategically utilised, it could help crea...


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