Ethiopian Insurance to Build Sports Center



Ethiopian Insurance Corporation is planning to build a sport center in Akaki Qality district behind Crown Hotel at a cost of 13 million Br. The agreement was signed between the corporation and Zag Dur Engineering. A c...


New Chairman at ETC


ethiotelecom has appointed Tefera Derbew as a corporation Board Chairman commencing from February 2017. Tefera has received a letter of appointment from the communication information Minister, Debretsion WeldeMichael. H...


Bureau Pledges 335m Br to Raise Water Accessibility


  The Water Fund Bureau has signed a 334.7 million Br loan agreement with eight cities with the aim of increasing access to potable water. Fiche, Dembidolo, Gebre Guracha, Holeta, Mayichew, Adigrat Bonga and W...


Airlines Shifts Interest to Local Products


  Ethiopian Airlines Catering has reached an agreement to work with local producers to procure food products that will minimize the over 100 million Br cost of imported products. The Airline's catering division i...


Agriculture, Food and Packaging Exhibition Opens


  The AgroFood Plast pack Ethiopia 2017 trade exhibition opened on February 5, 2016. It ran for two days at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa. The exhibition was organized by German Trade Fair Specialists in...


New Traffic Rules Aim to Tame Unruly City Streets


  The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) will begin enforcing new regulations for traffic police, pedestrians, and drivers. The regulation focuses on the discipline of traffic police, pedestrians and drivers as...


JICA Donates Road Maintenance Devices


  The Addis Abeba City Roads Authority (AACRA) has received a donation for road maintenance digital devices from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The donation was made on January 31, 2017. Th...


Third Airbus for Ethiopian Airlines


  Ethiopian Airlines received its third Airbus A350 XWB 900 on February 1, 2017. The new aircraft is equipped with 30 Cloud Nine business seats and 313 economic class seats. The airline was the first African a...


No Trace


  Roads around Roosevelt street (Mexico) closed due to the African Union summit. Not a car insight, or any other movement in the usually busy, traffic congested street. With secur...


Noisy Neighbors


  Workers moving a large drainage tube that is going to be implanted underneath the roads around the Greek Embassy. During this process the grounds around the area are dug up and...


Sparking Unity


  A traditional candle lighting ceremony for a better friendship. Workneh Gebeyehu(PhD) (left), foreign minister of Ethiopia with Mangala Samaraweera (center),foreign minister of...


Authority Claims Half Billion Birr Contraband Seizures


  The Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA) claimed that it seized almost half a billion Birr in contraband during the first half of this fiscal year, a 33 million Br increase from last year’s reported...


State of Emergency Achieves Target: Negeri


  Negeri Lencho (PhD), minister of Government Communication Affairs office, in a press conference held on Friday January 4, said that the state of emergency has met its targets since it was announced four months...


Cooperative Union Office Transform to Agency


  Addis Abeba City Administration has established a new Cooperative Unions Agency, boosting the status of a similar institution which was previously just an office. It will have a...


United Insurance Launches Online Insurance Sales


  United Insurance Company S.C (UNIC) has launched an online insurance sales as of January 1, 2017. Clients can purchase insurance policies online by transferring payments from th...


Printing History


Berhanena Selam, established in 1921 is one of the first and oldest printing enterprises in Ethiopia. On Saturday the printing press celebrated 95 years in the business. It was once a magazine and newspaper firm. The com...


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The news that the Administration of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn...


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Ashenafi Beza has been in the business of renting out construction mach...


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The manner in which the current leadership of the O...


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With the rush to develop Ethiopia and make the country one among middle...


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A recent World Bank report entitled, “Why So Idle? Wages and Emp...


Opinion

The dark specter of evil (the begetter of war) smiles upon this earth,...


View From Arada

When people travel to a new city or town, they might notice the transpo...


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