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Disgruntled Many Sue Askallukan

July 22, 2010 admin 0

Multiple civil suits were filed against Askallukan Trading Plc, its vice manager, Girmay Gebremichael, and his wife, Menna Terefe, who was also the general manager […]

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

July 14, 2010 admin 1

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.

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Private Sector to Get Regular Meetings with PM

July 13, 2010 admin 1

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.

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First Int’l Film Festival to Further Local Industry

July 13, 2010 admin 0

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.

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Residents Complain about Compensation

July 13, 2010 admin 0

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.

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Ethiopia keeps booming

July 12, 2010 admin 0

No oil, no precious minerals are driving Ethiopia’s economic growth forwards by two digits each year. Hard work, economic reform and investments in its people and infrastructure are showing results to lift one of the world’s poorest nations up to new heights.