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Ethioworld Book Fair and Media Expo opens

Ethioworld Book Fair and Media Expo opens

Ethioworld Book Fair and Media Expo, an event where over 60 book retailers and publishers as well as media houses gather,

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Europeans finance the Awash - Weldya railway project

Europeans finance the Awash - Weldya railway project

Seven financial institutions along with the Ministry of Finance and Economy Development (MoFED) and the Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) are going to sign a loan agreement to construct the railw....

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THE FIRST PLAYMOTION RACE CENTER OF AFRICA IS NOW IN ETHIOPIA

THE FIRST PLAYMOTION RACE CENTER OF AFRICA IS NOW IN ETHIOPIA

Playmotion Pro F1 and two units of Playmotion SKY racing simulators are sparkling in Edna Mall.

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Ethiopia’s blossoming hotel business featured at upcoming forum

Ethiopia’s blossoming hotel business featured at upcoming forum

Ethiopia remains one of Africa’s best kept secrets, stated Matthew Weihs, Managing Director of Bench Events, the company organizing The African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF).

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Aviation students get new opportunity

Aviation students get new opportunity

The locally based National Aviation College and three Chinese state owned universities signed a collaboration agreement to train Ethiopian students in aviation science.

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Major shoe company comes to Ethiopia

Major shoe company comes to Ethiopia

US based footwear producer, Brown Shoe Company, will establish an office in Ethiopia to buy domestic footwear products for its international market.

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New tourism organization promotes positive image

New tourism organization promotes positive image

Ethiopia officially launched a new tourism organization with the goal of transforming the sector and its revenue.

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Leather still hopes to meet target

Leather still hopes to meet target

Despite the slow start there is still hope that the leather industry will be able to meet the targets of the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).

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Manufacturing investment will lead to loans PM says

Manufacturing investment will lead to loans PM says

Currently most private sector investment is in service oriented businesses. However, the government is working hard to change that as it has begun applying pressure to members of the business commu....

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129% salary increase PDF Print E-mail
By Muluken Yewondwossen   
Monday, 14 July 2014 06:07

 

The government has significantly raised the salaries of civil servants and the topic has excited the nation, even though the amount of the increases has not officially been disclosed. However, according to a document Capital obtained, the salary of government employees is doubled. Workers at the bottom of the pay scale will see their salary grow by 129 percent, while others with higher salaries  have also gotten about a 76 percent raise.

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Customs agents prohibited from freight forwarding PDF Print E-mail
By Muluken Yewondwossen   
Monday, 14 July 2014 06:07

The Maritime Affairs Authority (MAA), a maritime operation supervisory organization, has excluded customs clearing agents from being involved in forwarding operations with the goal of halting the traditional operation system, Capital learnt. Add a comment

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Sugar shortage continues PDF Print E-mail
By Staff Reporter   
Monday, 14 July 2014 06:07

MOHA stopped production

Sugar may soon be imported from abroad to alleviate the current shortage, Capital has learnt. The industry was already experiencing some problems as Tendaho Number One which was expected to produce 75,000 tons as of January 2014, is not yet completed. Add a comment

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