Ethiopian Sets to Fly to Barcelona


Ethiopian Airlines set to launch a new flight to Barcelona, Spain as of July 1, 2018, with its B787–800 Dreamliner. Barcelona, the capital and largest city of Catalonia and the…


ETHIOPIAN’S BOEING MILESTONE

Abadulla Gemeda (left), chief national security advisor to the Prime Minister who retired last week, Arkebe Eikubay (PhD) (centre), special advisor to the prime minister, and Tewolde G/Mariam, CEO of…


STREET CRAFT

A shoeshine boy is tending to his customer. To his right are businesses that he also engages in. It is not just selling mobile credit cards but also knick-knacks and…


LEATHER FAIR

Bogale Feleke (left), state minister of Industry, and Ambachew Mekonnen (Phd) (centre), minster of Industry, attended the tenth edition of the All Africa Leather fair at the Millenium Hall in…


Nation Pockets $2.35b from Export

Ethiopia has pocketed 2.35 billion dollars from export of goods in the past 10 months of the current fiscal year against a target of 3.66 billion dollars. Compared to the…


DBE Approves Only 20pc of Lease Financing Proposals

Only 20pc of the lease financing proposals submitted to the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) has been approved, according to the Federal Small & Medium Manufacturing Industry Development Agency. This…


WFP Ethiopia Gets New Head

World Food Program (WFP) Office in Ethiopia gets Steven Were Omamo (PhD) as its new head. Omamo joined WFP in 2006, as chief of Social Protection & Livelihoods. He later…


Ministry Approves Cultivation of BT-Cotton

After prolonged debates, Ethiopia has agreed to cultivate genetically modified cotton crops (BT-Cotton). The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change approved the cultivation of scientifically engineered cotton to address…


Mining Companies Worth 73b Br Join Industry

Seventy-one mining companies with registered capitals of more than 73 billion Br have joined the mining industry in the first half of the second edition of the Growth & Transformation…


Customs Authority Seizes Smuggled Foreign Currency

Twenty-eight million Birr worth of foreign currency notes were confiscated last week. They were caught being smuggled from Addis Abeba to Adama. The monies were seised while two individuals were…


Ethiopia to Partially Privatise Major SOEs

Ethiopia is soon to partially privatise Ethio Telecom, Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopian Shipping & Logistics Services Enterprise and the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation. The list also includes state-owned railways, sugar factories,…


GINBOT HAYA FESTIVITY

Performers garbed in different traditional outfits, to reflect the nation’s cultural diversity, played a song at the 27th year anniversary of the Downfall of the Dergue, a.k.a Ginbot Haya. At…


COCA-COLA’S TURF

It has been three years since the Addis Abeba Light Rail Transit (LRT) became operational, having since transported millions of passengers. Its use has diversified though, with its columns also…


OFF TO WORK

Street vendors, early in the day, are going from Ledeta to parts of Addis Abeba to sell their merchandise. They are carrying round plastic water containers, which are usually used…


Council of Ministers Approve Bill to Lift State of Emergecy

The Council of Ministers (CoM) has approved a draft bill which will lift the state of emergency that was imposed in February for a six-month period. The Council passed the…


Council Calls for Sacking off Two Judges

The Federal Judicial Administration Council requested for the parliament to dismiss two junior judges from the Federal High Court and First Instance Court. Seid Gudeta, a judge from the Federal…


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