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Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
Addis Ababa,Ethiopia
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Local steel producers seem to finally be competitive with international importers but it’s much to the chagrin of the international firms. In a recent bid for 22,000 metric tons of steel, local manufacturing companies greatly outbid international suppliers. Players...
 Landmark homes to get a facelift At a cost of over 30 million birr, the Addis Ababa City Administration Culture and Tourism Bureau (AACTB)is to maintain Menelik II and Sebastopol monuments, located in the heart of Addis Ababa. The historical...
Ethiopia and Djibouti signed a deal with two Chinese firms to manage a joint railway line that will commence in the beginning of the coming New Year. After the bid evaluation the Chinese consortiums will undertake the operation and management...
The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) the ruling coalition may have new policy strategies and changes in the bureaucratic arena after the beginning of the new reform that the party says will take place in the coming Ethiopian...
The Ministry of Industry (MoI)  is presenting a document which requires  The Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC )  to  revise the  excise and  surtax  levied on  garments. Under the Excise Tax Proclamation No 307/2002  10 percent  of an...
Unknown number of people were injured from a fire that broke out in the Kilinto High Security Prison today. Seven fire trucks and two ambulances responded to the blaze. Until we went to the printing press three fire fighters...
After its five day meeting the executive committee of the ruling party the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) stated it will take another round of corrective measures inside the party. The party leaders who held a meeting from August...
In an exclusive interview with Capital FIA President Jean Todt said road traffic accidents cause a significant loss of human and economic resources in the country. Todt, who is also UN Special Envoy for Road Safety urged Ethiopia to put...
According to the Addis Ababa Fire & Emergency Prevention and Rescue Authority (AAFEPRA) 421 fire accidents claimed the lives of 111 people. That is a 56 percent increase from last year. Statistics released by the fire service indicated that 104...
Maternal and child mortality has gone down in Ethiopia but in the past 25 years the population has almost doubled to 100 million. Some worry that this will make it difficult to continue to fight poverty.  Family Guidance Association...
The Los Angeles based IT firm Transnational Computer Technology (TCT) filed criminal charges against staff of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation (MoFEC) under the claim that it was mistreated against the procurement and trade practice and consumer...
The need for countries to mobilize resources to combat public health emergencies was heavily underlined at the 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa that is being held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. The...

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Coffee continues to be Ethiopia’s golden export bringing in as much revenue as the sector can, given the market conditions. While Ethiopia produces some of the best coffee, the lack of quality, unfair market prices as well as low...
Ethiopia is set to host the 15th edition of the African Fine Coffee Conference and Exhibition from February 12 to 1, 2017. The event will be taking place at the Millennium Hall and over 2000 international industry traders; producers,...
The recently reinvented Air Djibouti plans to earn USD 750 million per year over the next five years. Although it was grounded in 2002 it reorganized itself in 2015 with the support of Cardif Aviation Ltd, St Athan, a Welch...
The Addis Ababa Housing Development Housing Project Office plans to study materials in order to find another option from the agro stone it currently uses to construct partition in condos. Agro stone is made up of Magnesium Sulphate, red soil,...
‘I was in an ambulance for the first time in my life…I saw my life passing…I knew in that moment I had to make a massive change…’ says Yene, or better known as Dr Yene Assegid, a renowned Leadership...
The port of Djibouti is congested with over 20 vessels carrying mainly Ethiopian fertilizer, grains and general cargos, Capital learnt. Earlier in 2016, being aware of the drought caused by Elnino, Djibouti Port officials were informing Ethiopian authorities of the...
In celebration of its 70th anniversary, Ethiopian airlines has been carrying out facility visit sessions for government officials, prominent business persons, celebrities as well as the media, among others. The airline that has had seven decades of experience has...

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Enduring leadership cannot flourish if entrusted only to one particular agency; political party, parochial group, (ethnic or otherwise) class, etc. The classical state organs, comprising of the legislature, executive and judiciary are no longer functioning well, anywhere! This is...
Amid positive economic growth, 2008 EC ended up exhibiting major political frailty in Ethiopia, namely a resurgence of ethnic nationalism. For now let’s just say that things are looking dangerously bleak. For some this may seem a fleeting matter,...
Unless there is  a structural change and diversification of the economy  accelerates, thereby producing adequate job opportunities, particularly for the growing population of youth, challenges in urban and rural areas will grow, stated Abraham Tekeste (PhD), Deputy Commissioner, of...
Morocco’s foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar  says the African Union should not get involved in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic’s (SADR) ongoing situation. During a press conference Capital attended in Rabat last week the minister said things would have been better...
Eliminating poverty will depend on tailored policies and investments to transform rural areas and not so much on overall economic growth of a country, according to the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). According to a global study that has...
Recent protests in the nation are not expected to affect higher education, according to a statement by Education Minister Shiferaw Shigute.  In a press conference held last Tuesday, he said that many things posted on social media were not...
Pushing for community ownership of projects regarding nutrition and strengthening established systems of implementation were emphasized at the event organized to celebrate USAID’s multi-sector nutrition activity: ‘Empowering New Generations to Improve Nutrition and Economic Opportunities’ (ENGINE). ENGINE provided nutrition services...
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