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Ethiopia to build 82,500-km road network

Ethiopia to build 82,500-km road network
August 23, 2010
Addis News

August 22, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian government said today that it will invest billions of dollars over the coming five years to enhance the road sector development program of the country.

Two Agro Firms Vie for Atekilt Terra Land

Two Agro Firms Vie for Atekilt Terra Land
August 16, 2010
Addis News

Atekilt Terra, the biggest fruit and vegetable market in Addis Abeba, has two companies, Arada Vegetable Association and Bis Fruit & Vegetable Agro Industry SC, scrambling to be the first involved in its redevelopment.

Ethiopia Hotel Back on Auction Floor

Ethiopia Hotel Back on Auction Floor
August 16, 2010
Addis News

The Privatisation and Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA) is auctioning Ethiopia Hotel again, from September, claiming that Bazeto Industry Trading Plc has failed to make the down payment on time.

Edna Mall takes moviegoers to next level

Edna Mall takes moviegoers to next level
August 5, 2010
Addis News

  Matti Multiplex Edna Mall introduced three-dimensional (3D) films on the big screen on Friday, July 30, 2010, to a …More Here

Disgruntled Many Sue Askallukan

Disgruntled Many Sue Askallukan
July 22, 2010
Addis News

Multiple civil suits were filed against Askallukan Trading Plc, its vice manager, Girmay Gebremichael, and his wife, Menna Terefe, who …More Here

Digging Deep into Land Issues with Addis Abeba’s General Manager

Digging Deep into Land Issues with Addis Abeba’s General Manager
July 14, 2010
Addis News

A critical report on land use and transfer was released on June 14, 2010 by the special taskforce for the Addis Abeba City Administration. ZEKARIAS HADDUSH, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER spoke with Mekuria Haile, general manager of the Addis Abeba City Administration, and asked how the administration planned to solve the problems and challenges outlined in the report.

Private Sector to Get Regular Meetings with PM

Private Sector to Get Regular Meetings with PM
July 13, 2010
Addis News

The private sector is to get access to the Prime Minister on a regular basis to address their concerns based on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI) and the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association (ECCSA) on Thursday, July 8, 2010.

First Int’l Film Festival to Further Local Industry

First Int’l Film Festival to Further Local Industry
July 13, 2010
Addis News

The First International Short Film Festival in Addis Abeba will take flight tomorrow, June 14, 2010, featuring the frills of the red carpet; famous guests, including supermodel Liya Kebede; 100 films from festivals around the world; and a competition among 25 East African filmmakers, with first prize fetching a flight to France for film training.

Residents Complain about Compensation

Residents Complain about Compensation
July 13, 2010
Addis News

The relocation of residents living in the area behind the Sheraton Addis Hotel has been postponed by two weeks amid their complaints of insufficient compensation from the Arada and Kirkos districts.

Construction Boom In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Construction Boom In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
July 12, 2010
Addis News

Construction has become one of the fastest growing sectors in Ethiopia. Share this on: