MetEC Boss Tenders Resignation


The founding CEO of the Metal & Engineering Corporation (MetEC), Kinfe Dagnew (Maj. Gen.) has tendered his resignation from office, after serving Ethiopia’s military industrial complex for eight years. MetEC…


CHARM OFFENSIVE

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has continued to charm the nation, addressing the public from east to west to north, last week. His latest appearance was in Meqelle, the capital…


Deloitte Seals A Sweet Deal to Overhaul Mang’t Strategy For United

Deloitte East Africa sealed a deal to redesign a 12-year management strategy for United Bank, dubbed as “strategy 2030” for an estimated cost of 21 million Br to 25 million…


Bon Hotels Doubles Brand in Addis

Bon Hotels, the South African hotel management company, doubled its brand in Ethiopia after partnering with Bahiru Abraham to open an 82-room hotel on African Avenue. The hotel management company…


New Organ Takes Shape to Manage Public-Private Partnership

A bill is underway to establish an autonomous body that will manage the structural and legal framework of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreements, which did not exist in the country…


Oldest University to Obtain a New Building

Yotek Construction Plc wins a 700 million Br project to construct a 12-storey dormitory for 2,000 medical science students of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital (TASH). The newly elected president of…


Defected Books Cost Regional State 50m Br for Replacement

The Oromia Education Bureau has started developing content for textbooks and teachers’ guide to replace disposed books. The books had errors in language and vague descriptions of words used in…


Trio Tie Up to Digitise Judiciary, Executive

A joint venture (JV) of the three technology companies won the right to integrate the systems of the Office of the Attorney General, regional and federal courts, police and prison…


Faffa Faces a Charge for Alleged Price Gouging

Faffa Food S.C, the half a century old and pioneer of the food processing industry in Ethiopia, faced a legal suit by the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority (TCCPA)…


National Alcohol Ensures New Merchandise

The over a century old National Alcohol & Liquor Factory (NALF) has launched a new alcohol product dubbed National Vodka. The alcohol is a year in its making and will…


Regional State Water Projects Sprinkle Craving Nation

Four water projects, which would provide potable water to 137,175 residents in Oromia Regional State, were completed by the Oromia Water, Mineral & Energy Bureau for 149 million Br. However,…


Top Water Penetrates Uprising Water Bottling Industry

The 68th bottled water brand, Top Natural Water, hits the local market, being purified and bottled by Abebe Dinku Water & Non-Alcoholic Beverages Factory with an investment of 273 million…


Nahoo, EBS Secure Local Licenses Ending Debate

Nahoo and Ethiopian Broadcasting Service (EBS), two television stations previously owned by non-nationals, has acquired local broadcasting license, after transferring their shares to nationals. The two stations are among the…


Ethiopian Posits Cargo Screening Machines

Ethiopian Airlines Group inaugurated its two cargo screening machines donated by Transportation Security Administration, an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security. The Agency has provided the cutting-age…


PIVOT OF ETHIO JAZZ

Mulatu Astatike, the 74-year-old father of Ethio-Jazz, is a musician, composer and arranger of a unique fusion of traditional Ethiopian beat with jazz and Latin music. Born and raised in…


Archaeologist Bares Charge Traveling with 19,000 Br

An American citizen and archaeologist Simpson Scott Wilson (PhD), faces a criminal charge for attempting to leave the country carrying 19,000 Br, which is 19 folds higher than National Bank…


Editorial

Economists, as well as multilateral institutions, have urged the need t...


Agenda

For a country accommodating more than a hundred million peoples, provid...


Fineline

It has been two weeks since Abiy Ahmed (PhD) was co...


Commentary

Refreshingly original, both in form and substance, the emphatic inaugur...


Viewpoint

Ethiopia is at a turning point. With the new Prime Minister in place, t...


Opinion

One of the macroeconomic headaches of Ethiopia is a low domestic revenu...


View From Arada

Development projects are scarce measured on the damage they cause to th...






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