Sahleworq Zewde Unanimously Voted In as President


Parliament has unanimously approved the presidency of Sahleworq Zewde. Sahleworq was a career diplomat for Ethiopia and served as an ambassador to Djibouti and France. She was also a senior…


Mesenbet Becomes First Female President of City Chamber

Former president of Abay Bank Mesenbet Shenkute has become the first female president of the Addis Abeba Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Association.


President Mulatu Teshome (PhD) Resigns

Mulatu Teshome (PhD), who has been serving his country as a president for the past four years, has tendered his resignation to a joint session of both legislative houses today.…


NEW CABINET, NEW MOTION

Muferiat Kamil (left), a newly appointed head of the newly established Ministry of Peace, which will oversee the Information Network Security Agency and the National Intelligence & Security Service among…


MetEC Loses Another Mega Project

The state-owned military-industrial conglomerate, Metals & Engineering Corporation (MetEC), has lost another contract,  Yayu Multi-Complex Industries. This is the latest mega project terminated by government action. The decision to cancel…


New Procedures Intercept Tax Exemption Abuses

In a bid to ensure transparency, the government has introduced a new system that compels public institutions to submit quarterly reports of tax holidays and incentives they grant investors. The…


‘Competence, Gender Constitute’ Cabinet

The new cabinet composition of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed`s (PhD) administration, formed based on gender equity and competence, brought in 10 new faces to ministerial posts. The new cabinet also…


Orchid Loses Fierce Court Battle Over Machinery

Justices at the Cassation Bench of the Supreme Court closed a five-year court battle between former business partners over machinery ownership, awarding Yonas Kassahun three pieces of construction equipment valued…


Parliament Digitalises Operations

Parliament has undergone a thorough digitisation process in a bid to expedite the execution of its responsibilities and to bring about transparency at a cost of seven million Birr. It…


Corporation Swallows Product Supplier

The Federal Housing Corporation is reviewing its structure on how to accommodate employees from the now dissolved Building Materials Supply Enterprise. The restructuring is expected to be completed in the…


Nib Picks Contractor for HQ after Three Tries

Nib Insurance hired China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) to construct its head office. The agreement will cost the 16-year-old private insurance firm 812 million Br after a negotiated discount of…


Agency Inks Pact to Break Ground on 25 Silos

Cooperatives across the country will soon get grain silos to be constructed at a cost of 22.4 million Br. Four regional states will see 25 silos constructed between them by…


One Water Ploughs into Expansion

Mogle Bottled Water Manufacturing, bottler of One Water, is set to triple its production capacity and manufacture plastic bottles and caps. The expansion will enable the company to bottle 96,000…


Ethiopia Regulates Lead-Based Paints

Ethiopia is soon to ban the import of lead-based paints containing more than the maximum allowable lead content. The Council of Ministers has approved a regulation drafted by the Ministry…


Conte Bears Peace, Dev’t

Italy`s leftist leader, Giuseppe Conte, was received in Addis Abeba last week by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) and his senior ministers at the start of Conte`s two-day visit here…


Ethiopia Treads into Nuclear Energy

A Legislation is making its way through the Council of Ministers (CoM) that would regulate the use of nuclear energy in Ethiopia. It would also re-establish the existing Ethiopian Radiation…




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