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…


Authority Reboots Customs System to Ease Hassle

The Ethiopian Revenue & Customs Authority plans to launch a new customs management system developed for 4.7 million euros and financed by the European Union. The new system, Electronic Customs…


Bunna Bank Plans New HQs

Bunna International Bank, one of the late entrants among private commercial banks, is set to build its headquarters at the Central Business District, on Ras Abebe Aregay Street. The headquarters…


Customs Authority Eyes Mid-level Taxpayers

The Ethiopian Revenue & Customs Authority is set to open a new branch office designated exclusively for middle-level taxpayers. The authority has hired personnel for the new branch office and…


Iron Manufacturers Overcome Price-gouging Charges

Prosecutor of the Trade Competition & Consumer Protection Authority has lost another case against six corrugated iron manufacturers, charged with conspiracy of price gouging. The prosecutor of the authority accused…


Pay-as-You-Go Lights Up Off-Grid Residents

A joint effort by four institutions has launched a solar systems project, Pay-as-You-Go, with the principal goal of addressing the power demands of the off-grid population. HelloSolar, an off-grid energy…


World Bank Boosts Conference Tourism with 28m Br

The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation has pledged 28 million Br to support the hospitality industry in Ethiopia. The financial support will be used to support the coordination efforts of…


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The honeymoon appears to have come to an end. Members of the public are...


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


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The Revolutionary Democrats concluded their council...


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