Ministry to Map Farmland with Drones


The nation is planning to launch drones to implement cadastral mapping, a digital mapping system that defines land ownership, on 13,000ha of farmland across six regional states for the first…


WB Grants $1b for Budget

During his first press conference held since assuming power nearly five months ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) told local and foreign media on Saturday that the World Bank would…


Authority To Open Large Taxpayers Office

The Addis Abeba Revenues Authority is set to open a new branch for large taxpayers, dedicated to businesses with annual revenue of 40 million Br or more. The Authority is…


Afro-Tsion Repairs Defective Craftsmanship on Employee Homes

Afro-Tsion Construction, a company responsible for the construction of 1,192 houses for Ethiopian Airlines Employees, has started repair work on defective craftsmanship and work that seeks to remedy leaking roofs…


Telecom Rewards Employees with Mobile Phones

Ethio telecom, the state monopoly telecom provider, rewarded its 15,000 permanent employees by giving them mobile phones at a cost of 100.5 million Br The company provided its employees with…


Roadmap Envisions Ministry’s Restructuring

An education roadmap that would see the Ministry of Education restructured into three components has been proposed. The 86-page roadmap was presented with four chapters. It focuses, aside from restructuring…


Metered Taxis Enter Airport for First Time

Amidst a fierce court battle, metered taxis are once again allowed to operate inside Bole International Airport. Justices at the Federal Supreme Court Cassation Bench reversed their earlier injunction on…


Bale Robe Flickers with Air Traffic Control Tower

The recently constructed Bale Robe Airport Terminal has become the nation’s 15th airport with an air traffic control tower designed to direct aircraft during takeoff and landing. The tower, costing…


Re-insurer Hires HST to Revamp Human Resources Strategy

HST Consulting has been engaged to overhaul the human resources strategy by Ethiopian Reinsurance, the nation’s first reinsurance firm, for 2.8 million Br. The firm was awarded the project last…


Ethio telecom Advances Expansion Plans

The state telecom giant, Ethio telecom, is embarking on an expansion plan in a bid to double the capacity and improve the quality of its services. The expansion project is…


Top Water Invests 40m Br to Boost Production

Top Water Bottling Company, one of the late entrants into the bottling industry, is investing 40 million Br to boost its production capacity by 133pc. The company is in the…


Construction Bureau Ushers in Virtual Registration

The capital’s Construction Bureau has launched online registration services for contractors, consultants and suppliers of construction material and equipment, as well as other practitioners engaged in construction activities. The software,…


CAPITAL THIRSTS AGAIN

Despite being a city endowed with high access to water, Addis Abeba has recently been hit with one of its recurring bouts of water shortages. Taps have been running dry…


Advisory Council Set up to Cure Economy

The National Planning Commission is forming an economic advisory council that will regularly assess critical challenges in the economy and endorse policy amendments. Formed under the Planning Commission, the advisory…


Court Ends HIV-Test Kit Procurement Saga

A judge at the Federal High Court dismissed the court case over the procurement of HIV-test kits following the failure of the representative of the plaintiff, Medica Pharma Enterprise Ethiopia,…


Soil Test Center Project Remains Contentious

Amidst various unsettled issues including uncompleted projects and missed payments, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has floated another tender to hire a company to finalise the renovation work of…




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