Parliamentary Address


Thursday, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn appeared in front of the parliament for a report on his government’s six months performance having an amalgamated personality of both humor and scolding. Reacting…


Gates Honoured Apolitically


The world’s wealthiest man, whose charity outfit, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gives Ethiopia more than 250 millions dollars in aid, was in town last week, where he was honored with an honorary degree from the Addis Abeba University (AAU).


Drilling Well


Addis Ababa Water and Sanitation Development & Rehabilitation Project, which is under the Addis Abeba Water & Drainage Authority, is currently drilling water wells it has started since February, 2011. Out of the total number of 67 water wells to be drilled a few number the wells are finalized and begun supplying water for the city residents.


Promises Delivered


While the government devised financing for prospective home owners through formulas of 10/90, 20/80, and 40/60, a private real estate introduced its own scheme dubbed 30/30/40. Nonetheless, the offer is…


Enat Comes with a Replacement


Meaza Ashenafi, chairperson of the Board of Directors of Enat Bank S.C, left, took time to provide journalists, who gathered at late morning of Saturday, January 11, 2014, explanations of…


Pinning Hopes on China


Tedros Adhanom (PhD), minister of Foreign Affairs was enthusiastic about how Ethiopia’s mega development projects are being carried out with the support from China, while he held talks on Monday,…


The Private Sector’s Offer


Foreign minister, Tedros Adhanom (PhD) and his state minister for Business & Diaspora Affairs, Dewaro Kedir, seated next to him, had a meeting with leaders of the private sector in…


Two Faces of the same week


The lighter side of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s (left) personality seems to have shone through on the sidelines of the Third Arab-Africa Summit in Kuwait early last week, as he…


Election Time for Awash


Shareholders of Awash International Bank, the oldest private bank in the country, were busy right after their 18th annual meeting on Saturday, November 16, 2013, when they had to queue…


New Five-Star Hotel Joins Hospitality Industry


A new five-star hotel is set to join the hospitality industry in Ethiopia, with the inauguration of Elilly International Hotel on Sunday, November 24, 2013. Located in the Kazanchis area…


EMBRACING MIXED SOURCE OF ENERGY


In line with large-scale public projects featuring prominently in the economic activities of the country, senior officials of the Ethiopian government headed to the northernmost part of the country to…


Hotels on Show


The first Hotel Show Ethiopia, organised by Ozzie Trading and Consult, was held at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) from October 10 to 12, 2013.  The event, officially opened…


QUICK SHELTER


The  Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (EiABC) demonstrated the G+1 “SICU-HOUSE for 10 days in Addis Abeba starting from Saturday, September 28, 2013. The demonstration was…


US New Ambassador Arrives


United States new Ambassador to Ethiopia, Patricia Haslach, has arrived here last week, taking over the mantle from her predecessor, Donald Booth. The latter, who had served his country as…


LOOKING FORWARD


On Tuesday, 10 September, 2013, Fitsum Arega, director of the Ethiopian Investment Agency (EIA) discussed the annual performance and the current year’s plan of the Agency with journalists in his…


Lighting Africa


Ethiopia has been hosting the 12th African Growth & Opportunity Act (AGOA) and designing the AGOA response strategy, in order to increase its benefits. The lines of projects are believed…




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Ethiopia’s vulnerable children face a murky future. According to a 20...


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Yet again, last week saw another season where feder...


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