Ministry Revises Fuel Retail Price



The Ministry of Trade (MoT) has revised current fuel prices. The new price has brought about increases on the prices of benzene, diesel, kerosene and natural gas. The adjustment was made because the price of fuel has...


Refugees Arrive in Ethiopia


So far in 2017, 4,106 new Somali refugees have been registered in Ethiopia. This is an arrival rate of around 70 people per day. The refugees were relocated to Bokolmanyo, Buramino, Hilaweyn, Kobe and Melkadida refugee c...


Lydetco Launches Water Pump


Lydetco Plc, an importer of solar system equipment and components for the past two decades, has launched its new water pump product, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.The water pumps are light, easy to set up, durable and can ea...


Authority collects 71b Br in Six Months


The Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA) has reported that it collected 71.1 billion Br revenue during the first half of this fiscal year. The Authority's target was to collect 82.9 billion Br during the fir...


Ethiopia, Sudan to Launch Land Transportation Service


A new public land transportation service between Ethiopia and Sudan will start on Sunday March 12, 2017. The cross-border highway stretching from Addis Abeba to Khartoum will provide services in accordance with agreem...


First Ethio-China Cement Forum Held


The first Ethio-China Cement Forum was kicked off on March 8, 2017 at the Hilton Addis. The forum lasted for three days. The forum was set up with the aim of sharing experiences and establishing a viable network of co...


NEW VIEW ON THE BLOCK


A new resort on the shores of Lake Langano, 200Km south of Addis Abeba, is scheduled to start service beginning September 2017. Under construction by owners of TRACON Trading Plc, the hotel will be the largest structure...


Sweet Victory 121


A patriot adorned in traditional wear and a flag leading the celebrations at the 121th anniversary of Adwa victory at Menelik square on March 2, 2017. The battle of Adwa has a significant contribution and has a special p...


Joy Ride


A small boy is sitting and riding a cart in the streets of Batu city (Ziway) around 160km from Addis Abeba. The cart which is usually used to transport goods like fruits and vegetables in the rural area is also a thrill...


Office on wheels


A three-wheeler Bajaj is not only for transportation. It is part of the office furniture and scene at the new blueMoon office located on Namibia Avenue (between Edna Mall and Atlas Hotel). When employees are looking for...


Gov’t Procures 2B Br Worth of Products


The Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) has announced that it has made a three billion Br purchase for different federal offices during the past six months of the current fiscal year. This is account...


Ezana Mining Begins Pilot Production


Ezana Mining Development, a private company, has started a pilot production in its newly built plant in Tigray Regional State. The plant is located in Asegde Tsimbila Wereda, North Tigray Zone and was constructed by M...


Heineken Investing in Water Treatment Project


Heineken Breweries S.C Ethiopia will build a water treatment project at its Kilinto plant at a cost of 176 million Br, the company said. Heineken is the supplier of Walia, Bedele, Bedele Special, Harar, Buckler Beer &...


Tigray Licenses 960 New Investment Projects


The Tigray Regional State Urban Development, Trade and Industry Bureau licensed 960 new investment projects by the first half of the current fiscal year of 2016/17, the office said. The target was 1,300 investors. The...


Ethiopian Airlines to Re-Route Flights to Nigeria


Ahead of plans by the Nigerian government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by March 8, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to route flights through Kaduna airport with daily flights with its Dre...


Addis to Host Indian Textile Products Exhibition


An exhibition for hand-made textile products of Indian artisans dubbed INTEXPO Ethiopia is to be held at the Sheraton Addis from March 6- 7, 2017. The Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC) of...


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Last week Diriba Kuma, mayor of Addis Abeba, was in attendance for the...


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Despite widespread concerns over foreign exchange crunch in the economy...


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There could perhaps be no political party in the wo...


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With recent events in the country such as mild earthquakes, the need to...


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Though Ethiopia is the first African country to make modern laws, inclu...


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In the 16th Century, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus published a...


View From Arada

A mountain of garbage that had accumulated in "koshe" gave way to a lan...


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