Parliament Gives Amnesty to Political Dissidents


Parliament has legislated the amnesty proclamation with one objection and one vote abstaining. The proclamation gives amnesty to accused, implicated, charged or sentenced dissidents and allows them to return to…


Saudi Arabia, India Extend Hand to Displaced Ethiopians

Saudi Arabia and India have pledged rice, dates, textbooks and medicine to the one million Ethiopians displaced by inter-regional disputes in Gedeo and West Guji zones. Through King Salman Center…


Merkato Gets Two Parking Lots

Merkato, the largest open market in the city, gets two parking lots at Anwar Mosque constructed for 40.5 million Br. One of the two parking systems is smart parking, while…


Banks’ Reserve Reaches 688b Br

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) announced the reserves of banks in Ethiopia reached a combined 688 billion Br in the first nine months of the recently ended fiscal year.…


Industry Creates Jobs, Generates Revenues

The Ethiopian Metal Industry Development Institute reported that industry has created 16,405 jobs under the small- and medium-scale enterprises sector in the just-ended budget year. Over 2.2 million tonnes of…


Local Firm Invests 140m Br in Flower Farm in Bahir Dar

Abyssinia Horti Plc plans to establish a floriculture farm for 140 million Br. The farm will sit on 100ha of land in Bahir Dar, capital of Amhara Regional State. Currently,…


Tena Oil Expands with 100m Br 

The asset managing company, 54 Capital, is expanding its edible oil company, investing 100 million Br. The new expansion enables the company to produce 50,000lt of sunflower oil a month.…


Creative Dance

The Destino Dance Company performs at the European Union-funded event, Bridging the Gap, held on July 12, 2018, at the Mosaic Hotel. The event focuses on “inclusive policies and services…


Recyclables

A man is standing in the river between Olympia Bole and Bambis searching for items that can be reused or recycled. As the river flows, the man reaches in pulling…


Dishes for Sale

With the excitement of the World Cup that is being held in Russia, this satellite salesperson around Haya Hulet, in front of Golagolle building, has decided to display his product…


Export Keeps Underperforming

Export keeps missing the target during the past 11 months of the just-ended fiscal year. During this period the country generated only 2.5 billion dollars in revenue from export, which…


Red Cross Provides Relief to the Displaced

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Ethiopia Red Cross Society are going to start providing relief to 100,000 people displaced in Kochere district, Gedeo zone due to the…


City’s Gets 29.7b Br from Tax

Addis Abeba Revenue & Customs Authority collected 29.7 billion Br tax revenue in the first 11 months of the last fiscal year. The authority planned to collect 35.5 billion Br,…


Chemical, Construction Input Export Generate $28.2m

Chemical & Construction Input Industry Development Institute has generated 28.2 million dollars from exports. It is 45pc of its target for the year. Compared to the previous year, it has…


Cold Room for Plant Genes Inaugurates

A Plant Gene Bank Cold Room, housed at the Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute (EBI) and built for 400,000 Euros, was inaugurated last week. During the inauguration, the Minister for the Environment,…


Addis Allocates 44b Br Budget

Addis Abeba City Administration Council has approved 44.7 billion Br budgeted for the current fiscal year. The administration allotted 18 billion Br for the recurrent budget, 22 billion Br for…




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