OPDO Becomes a Party


The Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization (OPDO), part of the alliance that forms the ruling coalition – the EPRDF – changed its name to the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) during its…


Security Council Decries ‘Anarchy’, Vows Appropriate Measures

The National Security Council, chaired by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), vowed to take all legal and appropriate measures on ‘illegitimate forces and hooligans’ in order to uphold the rule…


Five Die Due to Protests in Addis Abeba

No less than five individuals were killed today due to series of and sporadic protests in Addis Abeba, according to Federal Police Commission General, Zeinu Jemal. The protests were seen…


Semegnew Bekele Committed Suicide: Police

Police said on Friday that the cause of death for Semegnew Bekele, the chief engineer for the Great Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) ,was suicide. Semegnew was found shot on the…


Ethiopian Diplomats Break Stalemate Between Djibouti, Eritrea

Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh has agreed to engage in a peace deal with Eritrea to iron out the differences in their ongoing dispute. The peace initiative was forged by…


Foreign Office Forms Agency for the Diaspora

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is forming the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency, an institution with the mandate of ensuring the rights of Ethiopians abroad. The Agency comes to life following the…


Abiy Appoints Lawyer Commissioner for Tax Appellate Commission

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has picked a lawyer, Mulugeta Ayalew, to lead a newly commission in charge of accepting tax grievances and appeals from businesses. The Commission reports to…


Gov’t Opens Logistics Sector to International Companies

The Ethiopian Investment Board, chaired by Arkebe Oqubay (PhD), has allowed joint venture participation by international logistics service providers locally holding up to 49pc or less stakes. The logistics sector…


Court Denies Bail of Ex- Somali Region President

Judges at the Federal High Court denied the bail request of Abdi Mohammed Omar, former president of Ethiopia’s Somali Regional State, and three suspects. At the court session held today, August 30, 2018, the three judges of the 19th…


Police Closes Shops Alleged to Engage in Black Market Trading

Addis Abeba Trade Bureau along with the Addis Abeba Police Commission have begun closing shops behind Ethiopia Hotel, on Yohanes Street, suspected of engaging in an illegal business. The area is famous for the black market trade that takes place. The operation started…


Mustafa to Be Sworn in as President of Ethiopian Somali State This Weekend

Mustafa Muhumed Omer will be sworn in as the next president of the Ethiopian Somali Regional State this weekend, Fortune confirmed. He will be replacing Abdi Mohamoud Omar a.k.a Abdi Illey, who was removed from his post after…


Premier to Meet Members of Media

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) will meet members of the media for the first time on Saturday, August 25, 2018.


Regional Bank Names Mekonnen as Senior Advisor

Eastern & South African Trade and Development Bank (TDB), formerly known as the PTA, has appointed Mekonnen Manyazewal, the once retired but long-serving economist, as its senior adviser. The financial arm of the Common…


Telecom Cuts Tariff, Ceases Mobile Device Registration

Ethio-telecom, the state monopoly telecom service provider, has just announced major reductions on existing tariffs on its services, and has lifted the requirement of mobile device registrations effective tomorrow, August 23, 2018. The…


Deputy Mayor Takele Uma Forms His Cabinet

Takele Uma, the new deputy mayor of Addis Abeba, has formed his cabinet with 18 members. The new cabinet retains five incumbents and adds 13 new members. Almaz Abraham, head…


Tourism Organization Gets New Head

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has assigned Lensa Mekonnen as the new CEO of the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO). She received the letter of appointment at the end of last…


Editorial

Our subscribers to the print edition are entitled to get a bonus in a f...


Agenda

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and  Eritrea has led to the signing...


Fineline

The Revolutionary Democrats concluded their council...


SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

Commentary

The National Bank of Ethiopia needs to take measures to improve the red...


Viewpoint

Our subscribers to the print edition are entitled to get a bonus in a f...


Opinion

Our subscribers to the print edition are entitled to get a bonus in a f...


View From Arada

The rallies of the past weeks are healthy manifestations of citizens’...






Business Indicators



Editor's Pick
















SUBSCRIBE TO ADDISFORTUNE

MEMBERS' LOGIN

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT


ADVERTISEMENT

 

Verbatim, News Analyis, Lifestyle, Radar and...





 
 



//