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Ethiopia to Allow All Africans to Visit Without Visas - Govt
[This is Africa] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed that the country will "very soon" follow Rwanda's example allowing all Africans to travel to the country without visas. The policy will open up the east African country to African visitors, and it will undoubtedly ease the free movement of African nationals and boost tourism.
AllAfrica | 26-May-2018 12:51

Ethiopia to Get New Euro 40 Million Cardiac Hospital
[The Exchange] Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia's first specialized Cardiac Care Center to address the critical shortage of cardiology services in Ethiopia.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 15:18

U.S. Embassy Warns of Scams - There Are No Fees
[U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa] The U.S. Embassy has been alerted to reports of scams, where unsuspecting residents are offered access to the Embassy compound for visa interviews, or to visit American Spaces. The Embassy wishes to reiterate that no such fees are required.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 15:18

Anger As Security Forces Continue Confiscating Alleged Contraband Merchandise in Merkato
[Addis Standard] Since five days, chaos and anger have been boiling in and around Tewekel mall in the heart of Merkato, known as the largest open market in Africa, here in the capital Addis Abeba.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 15:17

Ethiopia Requires US$280.4 Million for Prioritized Life-Saving Interventions
[Addis Standard] The Government of Ethiopia and humanitarian partners have released updated immediate humanitarian funding priorities, highlighting the most critical gaps in the Ethiopia Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP). The priorities have been established through a consultative review with Government Line Ministries, key UN and NGO partners; US$280.4 million urgently required to ensure response for the coming six months, according to a statement released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitari
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 15:16

Rwanda:Kagame in Ethiopia for State Visit
[New Times] President Paul Kagame today arrived in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa for a State Visit and was received by Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 15:16

Ethiopia:Et Hits 100th Aircraft Mark
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is set to take delivery of a Boeing 787-900, its 100th aircraft.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 11:35

Ethiopian Marks African Aviation History With 100th Aircraft in Active Service
[This is Africa] Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it will take delivery on 5 June 2018 of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900, the first for an African airline to operate 100 aircraft fleet in the history of the continent.
AllAfrica | 25-May-2018 10:52

Ethiopia:Edible Oil Producers Cook Up an Association
[Addis Fortune] The new association, launched last Thursday has 100 members
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:56

Ethiopia:Authority Devices First Ever Binding Invoice Format
[Addis Fortune] The new format to be enacted on July 22, 2018, is expected to bring consistency and uniformity
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:56

Ethiopia:Development Bank President Tenders Resignation
[Addis Fortune] Getahun Nana, president of the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), has tendered his letter of resignation to the Office of the Prime Minister.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:56

Ethiopia:Journalists Without Standards
[Addis Fortune] For a long time, the well-known state-run national TV broadcaster, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), now called ETV 57, has been fodder for mockery. In its news reporting and coverage, the broadcaster has been biased and shallow.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Extractive Industries GDP Contribution Reaches 0.7pc
[Addis Fortune] The contribution of extractive industries to the country's economy has reached 5.7 billion Br which is 0.7pc of the GDP, according to a recent release of the Central Statistical Agency (CSA).
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Chicken Fodder Shortage Sends Egg Price Soaring
[Addis Fortune] Consumers in the capital are seeing the price of eggs climb from 3.50 Br to five Birr within the past few months. It happens that a steep increase in the price of fodder, a business dominated by a few within the nation, seems to make the market anticipate a sheer pace of price increase on eggs, reports YARED TSEGAYE, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Ethiopia:Telecom Users Hit 66.2 Million
[Addis Fortune] The number of Ethio telecom's customers has reached 66.2 million during the third quarter of the current fiscal year showing a 17pc growth, according to the Ethio telecom.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Southern Region Generates 6b Br Tax Revenue
[Addis Fortune] The Southern Nations, Nationalities & Peoples' Regional (SNNPR) State has collected 6.15 Br in tax revenues in the first nine months of the first fiscal year. The region had aimed for 10.23 billion Br revenue, having accomplished 60.1pc of its goal.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Society Empowerment
[Addis Fortune] In every industry certain words are consistently employed. For non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working on women's issues, it is "empowerment".
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Labour Strike Rocks Bole Lemi Industrial Park
[Addis Fortune] Employees demanded favourable working conditions and higher pay
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Dangote Losses Manager to a Gunmen Attack
[Addis Fortune] Deep Kamara, country manager of Dangote Industries Ethiopia Plc, was assassinated by gunmen along with his secretary Beakal Alelegn and his driver Tsegaye Gidey.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Chinese Firm Builds-Up Pharma With U.S.$85 Million
[Addis Fortune] An aggregate of five billion units of capsules and tablets will be produced a year
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:55

Ethiopia:An Ungrateful Sector
[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Trade has made public its third-quarter report on the export earnings of Ethiopia, and it is not good news. For the past two years, the nation has not been able to crack the three billion dollar mark. The government and international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had predicted that the third time will be the charm. With only 2.1 billion dollars bagged thus far, and with just three months to go, that target will likely remain a pipe dream.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:54

How Gender Inclusivity Met Financial Sustainability
[Addis Fortune] Enat Bank was concocted by a group of people who had the idea of establishing a women-focused firm. This was not only because they were business women who knew first-hand the challenges faced by the gender to access finance. It was also because women are the emerging entrepreneurship powerhouse, consumer base, talent source and decision makers, and that it will be wise to tap into and harness such potential.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:54

Ethiopia:Investment for Berbera Port Expansion Dropped By 23pc
[Addis Fortune] The parties made an assessment which reduced the amount close to 200 million dollars
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:54

Intra-City Bus Terminal Edges to Break Addis's Ground
[Addis Fortune] The terminal worth 2b Br will serve 25,000 people an hour
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:53

Ethiopia:Diyuan Ceramic Attains Its First Export
[Addis Fortune] Diyuan Ceramic Plc, a Chinese company, located inside the Eastern Industry Zone in Dukem, Oromia Regional State shipped its first consignment of ceramics to Somaliland.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:53

Addressing a 'Five-Star' Economic Problem
[Addis Fortune] In the absence of fundamental economic reforms, inertia in economic growth does not carry for too long. Even faster growth brings some negative impacts with it, writes Eyob Tesfaye (PhD), a macroeconomist, urging policymakers to pursue desperately needed reforms. The views reflected here are only his and do not represent any institution.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:52

Addis Welcomes Sherar Hotel
[Addis Fortune] The hotel is located three minutes away from Bole International Airport
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:52

Tourism Fetches U.S.$2.8 Billion in Three Quarters
[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has generated 2.8 billion dollars from tourists that have visited the nation in the first three-quarters of this fiscal year. It is three-fourths of the target that was put forth by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism (MoCT).
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:52

Ethiopia:NIB Inaugurates Building in Dukem
[Addis Fortune] Nib International Bank (NIB) inaugurates its newly built five-story mixed-use building in Dukem, Oromia Regional State. The Bank has invested 64 million Br for the construction of the building, which took two years.
AllAfrica | 22-May-2018 12:51

Africa:What's Behind U.S. Secretary Pompeo's Calls to African Leaders?
[allAfrica] Less then a month after taking office as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo spoke by telephone last week to four African leaders. Announced on Twitter by State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert, the calls were with Presidents Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. President Buhari had an April 30 meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
AllAfrica | 21-May-2018 15:14

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Denies Reports That It Participated in the U.S. Embassy Opening Celebrations in Jerusalem
[Addis Standard] Ethiopia's ministry of foreign Affairs said despite media reports, its delegates did not participate in the opening celebrations of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 13:07

Dangote Cement Plant Manager, Two Ethiopians Killed in Attack
[Addis Standard] Sources with the knowledge told Addis Standard that Deep Kamara, the country manager of Dangote Cement Ethiopia, and two more Ethiopians, a driver and a secretary, were shot dead by unidentified men today. Beakal, the secretary is a mother of three, the youngest of whom is only one years old.
AllAfrica | 17-May-2018 12:08

Attracting Investment Through Effective Public Sector
[Ethiopian Herald] It is no secret that effective public sector plays huge role in attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). How the public sector of a country is setup plays a huge role in its effectiveness and efficiency, and ultimately, its capability of getting things done.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 16:08

House Approves Loan Agreements, Nomination Bills
[Ethiopian Herald] The House of Peoples Representative (HPR) on its 24th regular session yesterday approved 975 million USD worth loan agreements and nomination bills.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 16:07

Giving Bigger Push to the Private Sector
[Ethiopian Herald] Being one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Ethiopia can do well to further boost and push the involvement of the private sector.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 15:56

Implications of Dr. Abiy's Visit to Neighboring Countries
[Ethiopian Herald] It is now a little more than a month since Dr. Abiy Ahmed came into office. Inevitably, the public and various media outlets are heard discussing his every move and performance so far.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 15:53

Ethiopia:Leaders of Ethiopia, China Witness Signing of Water Supply Agreement
[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Chairman of the National People's Congress of China (NPC), Li Zhanshu yesterday witnessed the signing of inter-government framework agreement of Mekelle Water Supply Development Project between the respective countries. The signing of this agreement has played an important role in promoting the construction of the project.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 15:30

Muslims Urged to Support the Needy During Ramadan
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council (EIASC) has called on Muslims to observe the fasting month of Ramadan by supporting the needy, and tending to displaced citizens.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 15:18

Ethiopia Ramping Up Agricultural Mechanization
[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock disclosed that it has been working to enhance the mechanization of the agriculture sector in a bid to increase national food production and ensure food security.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 15:16

How to Create Vibrant Private Sector?
[Ethiopian Herald] Rising from an almost non-existent state, the private sector in Ethiopia has become major player that supplements the rapid economic progress of the country, and its transformation to middle-income economy. But how can the government keep the momentum and enhance the private sector's contribution to the overall economy?
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 15:14

Education Sector - Striving to Scale-Up the Country's Human Resource
[Ethiopian Herald] Education is not only a wealth for a country, but also a stairway to create knowledgeable and skilled citizen. Education is a key in the government's strategy of bringing rapid and sustainable economic growth through strong human resource capacity, and becoming lower-middle income country by 2025.
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 14:06

Is Khartoum and Ethiopia Supporting Amed Groups in Eritrea?
[Shabait] In the past two weeks during the visit of the new Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia to the Sudan, both governments have reportedly agreed "to extend support to what they termed as Eritrea's armed opposition groups in order to enable them to properly execute their objectives".
AllAfrica | 16-May-2018 12:38

Africa:Conference of Ministers praised for tackling 'real' African issues
[Economic Commission for Africa] The ECA Conference of Ministers was praised for discussing 'real' issues affecting the continent. At the heart of the debates was the AfCFTA. Its success would depend on a concerted and common approach to advance trade facilitation. Ministers also recognised the central role of private sector to help push forward the AfCFTA project.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 19:49

Long-Serving Officials Discharged
[Reporter] Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PHD) has retired five long-serving government officials and members of the Prime Minister's advisory team today including the EPRDF's old-guard and head of the Foreign Relations Strategic Research Institute, Sebhat Nega aka Aboy Sebhat.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 13:10

Clicking Spurs Peace, Growth
[Ethiopian Herald] Enduring serenity and ever-thriving Chemistry are the decisive ingredients that allow a developing nation harness its bountiful natural resources for effective utilization to bid farewell to debilitating penury and surge ahead on the avenue of growth.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 11:15

Ethiopia:Ethiopia's Capability of Resisting Drought
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia had been associated with war and drought for many years. Because of this, its name was highly tarnished, often mentioned in the western media as an impoverished nation which could not live without foreign aid.
AllAfrica | 15-May-2018 10:32

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