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Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (left) warmly greeting Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD) (right), minister of Communication & Information Technology (MCIT), and Melese Alemu (centre) deputy chief administrator & head of the Public…


MIDROC Seeks Additional Year at Lege Dembi

MIDROC Gold Mine Plc, one of the 21 subsidiaries of Midroc Ethiopia Technologies Group, has requested the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoMPNG) for an extension of a…


Authorities in the Dark Over Dangote’s Threat to Cease Ethiopian Operation

Authorities in the federal government and the Oromia Regional State were in the dark late last week following the Nigerian investor Aliko Dangote’s threat of closure of its cement plant…


Land Dispute Resurfaces in Adama

More than 80 farmers from Kebele 01, Adama Town, who claim their farmland has been transferred to teachers, civil servants and investors without compensation, have appealed in person to the…


Maize Export Surges Amid Uncertainty

Ethiopia has earned close to half a billion Birr from the export of maize to Kenya, amid a rising concern in drought-affected areas and a series of attacks by the…


Ambassador Plans to Double Production Capacity

Ambassador Garment & Trade Plc has announced that it will double its production capacity in the next six months at the cost of 350 million Br. The Company, whose current…


Addis to Get Second Cardiovascular Hospital

The government of Ethiopia in partnership with the Netherlands government is to build the second dedicated Heart & Vascular Hospital in Addis Abeba with a cost of 900 million Br.…


Ministry Completes 1b Br Worth Water Projects

The long awaited construction of 12 water supply development projects worth over a billion Birr have been finalised and have become operational in four regional states, according to the Ministry…


Agency Retracts Tender for Condo Lifts

The Public Procurement & Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) has cancelled the award it gave to Xizi Unite Elevator Co. Ltd for the supply of 302 elevators for lower class condominiums…


New Prison Complex Nears Completion

The Federal Prisons Administration Commission (FPAC) is in the final stage to complete the construction of a new prison complex with an estimated project cost of 900 million Br from…


Customs Authority Cries Foul Over Stalled Containers

The Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) has instructed container owners to clear 7,900 containers that have stayed over sixty days at Modjo and Qality dry ports. Out of these…


MADE IN ETHIOPIA

Industrial park developments have been the talk of the town for the past two years. Their impact on the economy, the aspiration of the country to be a leading industrial…


Enterprise Monopolises Salt Distribution

In a letter written to the Ethiopian Industrial Inputs Development Enterprise (EIIDE) two weeks ago, the Ministry of Trade (MoT) gave the full mandate to EIIDE to be the sole…


Arkebe Gives Signal for Logistics Reforms

The government is considering major reforms in the logistics sector in a bid to solve bottlenecks in the industrialisation and export sectors, disclosed Arkebe Oqubay (PhD), special advisor to Prime…


Construction Ministry Rents Office for 120m Br

After a long saga, the Ministry of Construction (MoC) has finally rented a 15-storey building office and is planning to move to the new office in three weeks. The move…


AAU Steps Forward to Clear Two Decades of Audit Irregularities

In a bid to clear its two decades of audit irregularities, the Addis Ababa University (AAU), the oldest and biggest university in the country, has hired Merit Management Consultancy, a…


Editorial

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Although the fall armyworm pest set foot for the first time in Ethiopia...


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Enforcing discipline with the state to shape up in...


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Unlike the East Asian experience, which was industrialisation without e...


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Addis Ababa is believed to be home to 4.6 million residents. The growth...


Opinion

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View From Arada

The country has reached the state of emergency because of the negligenc...


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