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…


Fast Growing Nation Celebrates Population Day

Ethiopia’s population remains to be one of the fastest-growing around the world, accelerating at three percent annually, according to Gillian Mellsop, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative to Ethiopia. If…


Traversing the Waters

Given the heavy downpours during the rainy season, floods on paved streets are common. These pedestrians are having a hard time crossing the street to get to the light rail…


DJIBOUTI’S FTZ

Djibouti has opened the largest free trade zone in the presence of heads of state from countries in the East African Region. The country commissioned 3.5 billion dollars for the…


UMBRELLA DISPLAY

This street vendor is displaying his umbrellas to potential buyers in Megenagna. By laying the umbrellas open, he is advertising the colour choices and their different sizes he offers. Since…


State Telecom to Pick Consultant for Company Valuation

Ethio telecom is to announce restricted tendering in less than a year’s time to hire a global firm that will conduct a valuation of the company. Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst &…


Ethiopian, ACM Alley to Manufacture Aircraft Accessories

Ethiopian Airlines Group signed an agreement with ACM Aerospace of Germany to set up a facility that will manufacture seat covers, safety belts, carpets and other interior parts to ACM…


Electric Shock Claims 15 Lives in Hararge

It is reported that 15 people were killed in an accident when a high voltage electric cable snapped apart and fell on the ground at Korke, East Hararge zone of…


Chinese Glass Factory Tests Nation’s First Oil

The Chinese firm Hanson International Glass Plc has taken the first delivery of 45,000 litres of extracted crude from the Ogaden Basin, Ethiopia Somali Regional State on Friday, June 6,…


Nation Strides to Legalise Ecosystem Payment

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MEFEC) is finalising legal a framework to initiate a new program, payments for the ecosystem (PES). Sustainable land and financial management through…


Primer to Meet Diaspora Community in US

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) will be meeting 20,000 members of the diaspora community in the United States next month. He will meet the diaspora community in Washington DC and…


Rally On the Fence

During the rally to support Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at Meskel Square on June 23, 2018, youngsters are draped over a metal fence to witness the event. The Square has…


Nation Tests First Crude Oil

The Chinese  POLY-GCL Petroleum Investment has officially started extracting crude oil from the  Ogaden Basin in Somali Regional State, Five months ago the company had announced that the country has…


Track to Cleanliness

This fence for the light rail track on Debreziet Road is being cleaned. It is subject to the vagaries of the environment – such as fill dust from surrounding construction…


Austria Stretches Hand with $3.4m

A 97.5 million Br assistance has been handed from Austria a two-year project on drought resiliency program in the Ethiopian Somali regional state, south-eastern Ethiopia.  There is also additional 11.2…


Addis Lands Agreement with ECX

Addis International Bank (AIB), one of the 16 private commercial banks, become the 14th bank to partner with the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) for transactions that occur within the ECX.…


New Call Center Joins Business

Adiss List Call Center launches a call service in collaboration with Ethio-telecom. The service aims to reduce the time people spend on hawking and brokering their business dealings, according to…


CBE, Oil Libya Co-launch PoS Service

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) and Oil Libya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a Point of Sale (PoS) services at 26 Oil Libya gas stations in…


Ethiopia, United States Energise Partnership

Power Africa signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the government of Ethiopia to increase electricity access in Ethiopia through private sector-led projects. Power Africa aims to add at least…


Foreign Companies Drop Attendances Due to Forex Crunch, Unrest  

About 16 foreign companies cancelled attendance at the Ethio-Transport & Logistics Exhibition launched last Friday. The companies cancelled their attendances due to political unrest and foreign currency problem, according to…


Sci-tech

Solomon Mulugeta, the host of the EBS broadcasting TV show Tech Talk, had a book launching event on June 28, 2018, at the Sheraton Hotel Addis. The book, Girm’te Si-tech,…


OVER THE FENCE

A traffic accident that occurred after midnight last Thursday in front of Bambis Supermarket removed sections of the rail tracks fencing. The rate of traffic accidents is high in Ethiopia…


REWARDABLE ESKISTA

Demeke Mekonnen, deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia, awarded a 100 Br bill to one of the traditional dancers at The Federal Urban Job Creation & Food Security Agency’s ceremony. The…




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