Moving in Truck



A truck driver seem to be moving into a condominium around Qera, and decided to use his vehicle for multiple duties. Household items are piled on top of the crane he drives. The crane is used to pull cars that have broke...


Dig in


Workers digging up a busy road with a construction truck in the middle of piazza. The big machine looks out of place in this area which is crowded with pedestrians and cars. The process of removing old lines and putting...


Combo Cart


A horse and a small donkey are working together and pulling a cart. The operator of this unique combination is using a stick to drive them to perform better. The man is using the cart to transport loads of fresh cabbage...


NBE Approves Debub’s First Vice President


The National Bank of Ethiopia has approved Tesfaye Boru as the new vice president of operations for Debub Global Bank. Tesfaye was the director of the Department of Knowledge and Innovation at Zemen Bank for eight years.


Mobile Users Surpasses 50m


ethio telecom has reported that the number of mobile subscribers has reached 53 million through out the country.This is 11pc higher than the preceding fiscal year. The company also announced that it has earned 12 billion...


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...


Editorial

Last week saw a series of events where the political bigwigs from the f...


Agenda

The cement industry in Ethiopia, although still largely untapped, is se...


Fineline

It is unusual for a federal agency to get estranged...


Commentary

Recently, the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) had announced the mandato...


Viewpoint

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) disproportionately affect women and...


Opinion

Until very recently, Turkey was a proudly democratic Middle Eastern cou...


View From Arada

We often underestimate the importance of time managiment. Especially in...


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