Still Standing


After the demolishing of the area around Genet Hotel for redevelopment, Getu’s spare part shop has its new sign up on a post but the shop is nowhere to be…


Drought Surge Once Again in Ethiopia

The national, Risk Management Commission reported the number of people who are in need of urgent assistance has reached 7.7 million. The number is 31pc higher compared to what it…


Shipping Giant Unveils 10b Br Profit

The state monopoly Ethiopian Shipping Lines & Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE) amassed a gross profit of 10 billion Br in the past nine months. In the same period, the Enterprise…


Nine Month Emerald Export Hits $4.3m

The emerald minerals exported from Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ regional states brought the country 4.3 million dollars in the first nine months of the 2016/17 fiscal year,…


Tiret Offers 35pc Down payment to Acquire Bahirdar Textile

Tiret Corporate, an endowment company, has agreed to pay 35pc of the total payment to acquire Bahir Dar Textile Company with 315 million Br. State Minister of MoPE, Meselech Wodajo…


Playing with fire

The man’s job seems to be dangerous and very traditional. He is boiling the range in a big old tin container and the wooden rods are for lifting the containers…


No gas

In the last two weeks, the capital has witnessed a high shortage of gas. As the sign in a petrol station on Meskel square shows “gas finished,” it is also…


Woldiya to Get a Billion Birr Wood Factory

Abay Industrial Development S.C lays a cornerstone for a wood products processing plant in Woldiya town in Amhara Regional State with one billion Birr investment. The foundation was laid by…


Enterprise Collects 145.7m Br in Nine Months

The Ethiopian Toll Road Enterprise has collected a revenue of 145.7 million Br from Addis-Adama Expressway road in the past nine months, achieving 98pc of the target. During the same…


The shade

The metal shades pulled off from cafe tables are now used as sun block for the shoe shine boys and a quick place to dry their cleaned shoes. The construction…


Srilankan Firm to Integrate Abay’s Business

Abay Insurance hired Informatics International Limited, a Srilankan company, to develop an integrated general and health software system. Abay will pay close to seven million Birr to Informatics to supply,…


Bless Receives 2m Br Machine

Bless Agri-Food Laboratory Services has received a machine worth two million Birr as a donation from Agricultural Cooperative Development International and Volunteers in Overseas Cooperative (ACDI/VOCA), and the US Department…


Corner Stone Laid for Tertiary Hospital

Prime Minister Hailmariam Desalegn laid the cornerstone for the Ethio-American tertiary hospital, which will cost 2.4 billion Br. The hospital will have 300 beds for in-house patients and eight operating…


Flower Farm Returns 108ha Land to Farmers

Ethiopian Meadows Plc, a company engaged in the farming and sale of roses in Holeta, has returned 108ha of land to 131 farmers, following an order from the Oromia Special…


Operator Dies In Concrete Mixer Accident

While cleaning the inside of a concrete mixer at a construction site behind Snap Plaza, an assistant operator was sucked inside the mechanism when the machine accidentally started up again,…


Corporation Pays 16m Br Claim to Anbessa

The Ethiopian Insurance Corporation paid a claim of 16 million Br to Anbessa City Bus Service Enterprise on April 20, 2016. The claim was for the loss of buses and…


Editorial

It is not unusual to hear people preferring not to file cases before th...


Agenda

Two weeks ago, the state celebrated the seventh national Justice Week a...


Fineline

Having their roots deeply entrenched in the leftist...


Commentary

While regulatory interventions and control are necessary to the healthy...


Viewpoint

Do citizens trust the Ethiopian government? Ask a rational person this...


Opinion

Sitting forlornly at the local barber shop, for the occasional trim, I...


View From Arada

Referring to the historical and cultural commonness of the people of Et...


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