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...


Nestle Ethiopia Launches New Product in Ethiopia


Nestle Ethiopia has launched a new 25gm package of Nido FortiGrow powdered milk on the Addis Abeba market. The product is priced at seven Birr per package. Nido also announced its new brand ambassador, Haile Gebresell...


Oromia Insurance, Kifiya Expand Insurance


Oromia Insurance Company (OIC), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and Kifiya Financial Technology, have partnered to replace paper-based pastoralists’ enrollment with Kifiya’s digital microinsurance...


Fallen Historian


Richard Pankhurst a life time historian who loved studying Ethiopia passed away last week at the age of 90. His funeral service and burial was held in Addis Abeba. Priests in their ceremonial attire, family and friends a...


New Directive for Industrial Parks


The Ethiopian Investment Commission has set a new directive for the licensing and registration of industrial parks built in the country. The document has been under review for the past month. The new directive also ta...


Algerian Company to Build Three Factories in Ethiopia


Cevital, an Algerian company, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Public Enterprises to construct three factories. Cevital is a private company that is active in different sectors including r...


Italy Signs $5m Financial Agreements


The Italian and the Ethiopian government, signed an agreement on February 20, 2017 worth 5.2 million dollars. The project, titled “Soft Loan for Strengthening Health Infrastructure”, will focus on activities for the...


FAO and USAID Launch New Livestock Program


The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, has launched a project called the "Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050" (ASL2050), in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (US...


Ethiopian Steel Launches New Product


Ethiopia Steel Plc has announced the launch of a new product, C purlins, which are used for the construction of roofing structures, with an investment of 12 million Br. Purlins are used for making support systems for roo...


Bond Sales for Dam Reach 9.4b Br


Bonds collected this year for the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam have reached 9.4 billion Br. The dam will have a generating power of an estimated 6,150 MW. The main and saddle dams will also create reservoirs...


Road Blocked


Drivers on this road had more to worry about than just encountering a traffic jam on their commute. A road around Olympia was blocked due to a large rock that happened to be in the middle of the intersection. Cars were f...


Mapping Agency Receives Funding


The Ethiopian Mapping Agency has received 1.6 million Br in funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to repair continuously operating reference stations, which have been in service for...


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