Revenues Office Finds Illegal Cash Registers


The Qirkos District Revenues Office has reported that it caught 106 cash register machines put in a locker room at K-Kare building, around Mexico, Mozambique Street. This was discovered during…


UNDP Extends Hand for Good Governance

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has pledged five million dollars to Ethiopia for a governance and democratic participation programme. The loan agreement was signed on June 6, 2017, between…


Capital Expands with Training School

Capital Hotel & Spa, one of the five-star hotels in the city, has opened a hospitality school, Capital Hotel Management School (CHMS), with an investment capital of seven million Br.…


Hospitality Expos Kick Off at Millenium Hall

The Meetings, Incentive Travels, Conferences & Exhibitions (MICE) East Africa Forum & Expo and the Fifth Hotel Show Africa Hospitality Investment Trade Show were opened on June 8, 2017, at…


Health Sector Gets $190m Finance

The Parliament on June 8, 2017, tabled a bill for approval of a 150 million dollar loan agreement from the World Bank (WB). The bill has already been sent to…


City Opens Smart Parking for Public

Addis Ababa Transport Programmes Management Office (TPMO) inaugurated Smart and Ground parking service on June 2, 2017. The project was financed by the government of Ethiopia and constructed by the…


New VP for Wegagen

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) gave the green light to Dessalegn Embeza to be a vice president of Wegagen Bank. Dessalegn, who has served Wegagen for about a decade…


  Dream Flight

Asmelash Zefru made this makeshift airplane at home from scrap material around his area and with an old Volkswagen model engine, displayed at the exit of Sendafa town, east of…


Street dominos

The plastic barricades that were put around street traffic lights and crossings are now seen flattened and all over the place. In this picture around Qera they were meant to…


Look out!

Reckless horse-drawn cart drivers are used to transporting goods in the town of Debre Berhan. These scene are common in different towns, at times making it chilling to see small…


Sabir Sees Favourable Ruling Over Preliminary Objection

Sabir Argaw has won a milestone ruling over his business partners, Wilmar, after judges at the Federal High Court passed a verdict On May 30, 217, that they have the…


Report Discloses Africa’s Urbanisation Lacks Industrialisation

The Economic Report on Africa (ERA 2017) launched at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on May 27, 2017, concluded that Africa’s urbanisation lacks industrialisation. This year’s report…


Ethiopian Launches Direct Flights to Singapore

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) has launched five weekly direct and non-stop flights to Singapore from June 1, 2017. “The launch of the flights is expected to contribute the strengthening of trade,…


Agency Displays Model Small & Micro Enterprises

The second national exhibition and bazaar for model Small & Micro Enterprises (SMEs) was opened on June 1, 2017. The exhibition aimed at promoting multi-faceted products to the public and…


iSON Partners ERP Software Technologies

iSON Technologies, responsible for the largest Turn-Key IT Projects in Ethiopia, established a partnership with ERP Software Technologies Plc (ERPST). iSON Technologies is a systems integrator, managed service provider and…


  Ministry Keeps Price of Oil Unchanged

  The Ministry of Trade (MoT) disclosed that the price of all types of oil remains the same except jet fuels, whose price was revised from 15.7 Br to 15.4…


Editorial

Putting the enormous damage inflicted on the country aside, the ruling...


Agenda

Before the end of the current fiscal year, city officials are rushing t...


Fineline

The Ministry of Finance, one of the oldest institut...


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Rent-seeking behaviour is rational. Since the inherent rationality of i...


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A friend of mine who was recently hired as a general manager of a famil...


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The days seem to be changing. It is raining when it should not, and war...


View From Arada

The recurrent loss of the national football team concerns and embarrass...


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