Billions for Youth Jobs in Oromia


Oromia Regional State has budgeted 6.6 Billion Br this fiscal year which will go towards job creation for unemployed youth. It includes the 3.5 billion Br of that budget will…


Jigjiga Abattoir Starts Exporting

A Jigjiga abattoir has begun exporting lamb and goat meat to the United Arab Emirates through Bole International Airport, earning 1.5 million Br in just one week of exports. At…


REMEMBERING A LEGEND

The body of legend Miruts Yifter arrived in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia on Sunday, December 31 to hundreds of mourning family members, fans and government officials. Here, at Meskel Square, there…


New Loans for New Roads

Parliament has approved a half a billion dollar loan for infrastructure construction. The loans are for five construction projects The financing is coming from foreign sources. The projects mostly focus…


Time of the Season

In front of the Exhibition Place, at Mesqel Square, it is the season of festivities. Ethiopia has one of the biggest horse population in the world, according to the Food…


Snapping Computers in Addis

Snap Computers has started assembling tablets and notebook computers in Ethiopia. It has been three months since the products have hit the market. So far, it has assembled and distributed…


City Buses Breaking Down

More than 200 Bishoftu buses owned by Anbessa City Bus Service Enterprise have broken down and stopped providing services, according to the Enterprise. Assembly defects arising from the Metals and…


Business Licences Returned in Thousands

More than 15,000 people have returned their business licenses to the Addis Abeba Trade Bureau. Redevelopment activities and changes of profession by the business persons are the major factors for…


No way to go

The Addis Abeba City Administration has a regulation issued in 2012 to enforce its codes. Among several activities the regulation prevents, “deploying sand, soil and any by-product, logging of stones…


Authority Finalizes 1.4B Br Road Projects

The Ethiopian Roads Authority has completed two road projects at a cost of 1.4 billion Br located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR). The 37.4 kilometers asphalt…


Government Agencies Overspending

Members of Parliament have questioned the Pharmaceutical Funds and Supply Agency (PFSA) for allegedly procuring medicines in an improper manner. The agency purchased 12 billion Br worth of medicines and…


Sheger Taxi to Repay Debt to Zemen Bank

The 8th civil bench of the Federal High Court has ordered Sheger Meter Taxis to pay back about five million Br in unpaid debts to Zemen Bank. Sheger Meter Taxi,…


Green Business

A young man sharpens knives for a Chinese restaurant near Edna Mall. Every holiday season, many travel on a bike, soliciting new business. As new businesses open up in the…


DIVERSITY POWER

In a great historical moment of Ethiopia, there were many dignitaries from all sectors at the inauguration of Gibe III. What stood out the most besides the energy power that…


Safety & Efficiency

When you lack the technology to be efficient, you use what you have. The fact of life for many. Here, several people are walking on bags of cement as they…


MAKE SHIFT TRAFFIC

A wooden traffic made to reflect the image of Assistant Inspector Assefa Mezegbu is used to control traffic in the Sodo town, in the Southern region of the country. Asefa…


Editorial

Ethiopia is in the midst of a state of emergency. At a press conference...


Agenda

Holidays are mostly considered by the Banks to be a peak season when it...


Fineline

Addis Abeba is in a bizarre mood lately. And for a...


Commentary

Over the past decade or so, Ethiopia has been in the limelight of globa...


Viewpoint

Over two-thirds of Africa’s people lack access to electricity. Approx...


Opinion

Karl Marx was not such a naive man, as some would be forgiven to think,...


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