Abay Bank, ECX Partner for Transactions


Abay Bank became the 15th financial institution to partner with the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) to run transactions. The agreement was signed by Wondimagnehu Negra, CEO of ECX, and Yehuala…


Chinese Apparel Firm Eyes Ethiopia

China National Textile & Apparel Council, a large-scale textile company, disclosed its interest in investing in Ethiopia. President Mulatu Teshome (PhD) discussed matters with a delegation composed of 52 members…


Overseas Employment to Resume This Month

Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs (MoLSA) is finalising the implementation plan for overseas employment by the end of this month. The Ministry is closely working with the national committee…


Knife Sharpener

The individual is not riding a bicycle, although it may look it. What he is actually doing is sharpening knives using the bicycle’s pedals as a rotator for the knife…


NEW YEAR CUSTOM

Groups of amateur singers and dancers, as is the custom during the Ethiopian New Year, go from house to house and to eateries for a number of days leading up…


Gifts and Lunch

Good Vibes Restaurant invited school-aged kids, brought together by Lewet Rotaract Rotary Club Partner, for lunch and a gift giving ceremony. Lewet Rotaract, one of 14 of its kind in…


Meqelle Docks at Massawa after Two-Decade

After a two-decades hiatus, an Ethiopian registered commercial ship dropped anchor at the Port of Massawa and is heading to China. The 166m long and 27m high ship, christened “Meqelle,”…


Ethiopian Employs Flight Planning Solutions

Ethiopian Airlines Group and Lufthansa Systems announced the introduction of Lufthansa flight planning solutions dubbed the Lido/Flight 4D solution. This new generation system offers automation and optimisation functions for flight…


Ethiopia Reopens Embassy in Eritrea

Ethiopia has reopened its embassy in Eritrea after a 20-year hiatus. A brief reopening ceremony in the Eritrean capital Asmara on Thursday was attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD),…


DP World Leverage Favorable Ruling

The High Court of England & Wales granted an injunction restraining Djibouti’s port company, Port de Djibouti S.A. (PDSA), from terminating its joint venture shareholders’ agreement with DP World. The…


China Reschedules Railway Debt Repayment Period

China extended the debt repayment period for Ethio-Djibouti Railway from 10 to 30 years, according to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). Ethiopia, having received a huge number of loans and…


Authority Seizes Local, Foreign Currency

The Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) seized local and foreign currency notes during a six-day sting operation at Bole International Airport. The Authority seized 46,000 dollars, 3,000 euros, 3,500…


Nib Becomes WorldRemit’s Fifth Partner

Nib International Bank partnered with WorldRemit, a global digital money transfer service provider, for online money transfers to Ethiopia. The new partnership allows Ethiopians living in over 50 countries to…


Popular Celebration

A group of women with traditional drums, Kebero, sing to customers at a small cafe around Leghar. Spectators afterwards tip them for the songs. This was on the day of…


Political Banner

People congregated in Piassa, around Abune Petros Square, to witness as a poster is being set up. It features various opposition political figures. With a relaxed political atmosphere, the nation…


Barefoot Endeavour

Heavy rains of the season and the much complained about drainage systems of Addis Abeba have meant that the streets are continually flooded. This pedestrian, determined to cross the Debrezeit…




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