Discrete Employers’ Federations Rival to be Confederation


Two of the largest employer federations are engaged in a cut-throat competition to upgrade themselves and create the Ethiopian Employers’ Confederation (EEC). The six and half-decade-old Ethiopian Employers’ Federation (EEF)…


Hundreds of Prisoners Off Jail with Pardon, Charge Drop

The Office of the Attorney General has dropped charges and pardoned over 749 prisoners, who were charged and sentenced for allegedly involved in corruption, terrorism and other crimes. Attorney General…


Promising Offers Lowest Price in Third Attempt to Stabilise Market

Promising International offered the least price of 1.39 billion Br to supply 200,000tn of wheat. This comes after two attempts by the Public Procurement & Property Disposal Services (PPPDS) to…


Mama Fresh Starts Afresh

Mama Fresh Plc, a company which bakes and exports Injera and had got into trouble after a dispute with the city administration, gets back on track after a two-month pause.…


Enterprise Announces Construction of 8,428 Condo Houses

Addis Abeba is going to get additional 8,428 homes under the middle-income housing scheme. The last construction under this scheme was embarked four years ago. For this construction project, the…


Prime Minister Abiy Reshuffles MeTEC Board

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has reshuffled directors of the board of the state-owned Metals & Engineering Corporation (MeTEC), appointing Ambachew Mekonnen (PhD), minister of Industry, as its third chairman, sources…


Investment for Berbera Port Expansion Dropped by 23pc

DP World and Somaliland Port Authority have reduced the investment for the expansion of Berbera Port by 23pc. The price adjustment came into the scene after the update of the…


Sabir, Wilmar Wind-up Dispute Amicably

The nation’s largest civil suit claim between Sabir Argaw, the prominent local businessman, and his Singaporean partners involving 370 million Br finally ended with an amicable settlement. Sabir agreed to…


Authority Devices First Ever Binding Invoice Format

The Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) devised the first binding invoice format for the valuation of customs taxes in a bid to streamline the tax administration. The format will…


Labour Strike Rocks Bole Lemi Industrial Park

Labourers working inside the factories of the nation’s first industrial park, Bole Lemi, were on strike for five days starting on May 11, 2018. They are demanding higher pay and…


Intra-City Bus Terminal Edges to Break Addis’s Ground

O Bon Voyage Architects & Engineers Consultant, a local consultancy firm, hands over the design of Megenagna Intra-City Public Transport Terminal, which was contracted for 3.38 million Br. To be…


Chinese Firm Builds-up Pharma with $85m

SanSheng Pharmaceutical, a wing of the publicly listed Chongqing Sansheng Industrial Company in China, begins the first phase of production this month amidst a shortage of medical drugs. The pharmaceutical…


Traffic Accident Marred City to Distribute Breathalysers, Mouthpieces

Addis Abeba’s Road Traffic Management Agency has procured half a million mouthpieces and 5,000 blow-tuber breathalysers at a total cost of 3.3 million Br. Imported from overseas, they will be…


Addis Welcomes Sherar Hotel

Addis Abeba gets an additional local brand hotel, Sherar Addis, that was constructed for a total of 80 million Br. The hotel is located off Africa Avenue. Under construction for…


Edible Oil Producers Cook Up an Association

Edible oil manufacturers established an association that was officially unveiled on May 17, 2018, at Ras Amba Hotel on Queen Elisabeth II Street. Close to 66 manufacturers were present at…


Bunge SA Proffers Least Price to Supply Wheat for Humanitarian Relief

Bunge SA, an Amsterdam based grain trading company, made the least offer of close to 290 million Br to supply 35,000tn of wheat that will be distributed to beneficiaries under…


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