Action Needed to Curb Harmful Use of Alcohol

Action Needed to Curb Harmful Use of Alcohol
February 12, 2011
Addis News

The harmful consumption of alcohol kills an estimated 2.5 million people across the world every year, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report unveiled today, urging governments to implement measures to prevent drinking habits that damage health and cause other social problems.

Music Café Merges Music with Visual Art

Music Café Merges Music with Visual Art
February 1, 2011
Lifestyle

In a permanent exhibition of the artworks of Biru Worku, Seyoum Ayalew, and Seifu Abebe, Music Café, located in Arada, has taken some inspiration from the 19th century French art movement, Impressionism, to transcend forms and create an ideal meeting place for artists practicing different expressions of what everyone involved in the project calls “essentially the same thing,” writes MIREILLE DE VILLIERS, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

Rapid transit buses for this year

Rapid transit buses for this year
January 28, 2011
Addis News

The first mass transport program, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), in the metropolis is expected to be introduced this budget year. …More Here

Ethio Telecom takes shape

Ethio Telecom takes shape
January 28, 2011
Addis News

The management takeover of France Telecom which follows the evolution of Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation has put ten foreigners at the helm of the new corporate Ethio Telecom, leaving five top jobs to Ethiopian nationals.

Ethiopian Government employees to enjoy a minimum of 35% pay raise

Ethiopian Government employees to enjoy a minimum of 35% pay raise
January 26, 2011
Addis News

Ethiopian Civil Service Minister Junedin Sado announced percentages of the salary adjustment that will be effected as of this month. Government employees will enjoy a minimum of 35 percent pay raise as of this Ethiopian month (after 12 days) and the maximum is set to be 39 percent, Minister Junedin told journalists in a press conference he gave late Today January 26, 2011.

Zoning Taxi in Addis Ababa

Zoning Taxi in Addis Ababa
January 19, 2011
Addis News

The Addis Ababa Transport Branch Office of the Federal Transport Authority announced that the city’s taxi zoning system will be implemented in the near future.

Price Freeze Uncertainty Plunges Market in Chaos

Price Freeze Uncertainty Plunges Market in Chaos
January 18, 2011
Addis News

The government’s move just before the Ethiopian Christmas to freeze the prices of certain commodities has created chaos in the market as consumers and traders are confused about where in the chain the set prices apply.

Ethiopian Transport sector launches HIV policy

Ethiopian Transport sector launches HIV policy
January 18, 2011
Addis News

Ethiopian government has unveiled an HIV policy for its transport sector, which has grown significantly in recent years alongside the rapidly expanding road network.

Government imposes price ceiling

Government imposes price ceiling
January 14, 2011
Addis News

“You are the result of our system,” Meles told the business community which has come out from the shadow of communist system along with the current regime. The prime minister said it is the government’s responsibility to support the private sector as it the basis of the country’s development.

We have made history!

We have made history!
January 4, 2011
Addis News

“We have made history!” Ethiopian CEO Girma Wake said on Thursday, flanked by his successor Tewolde GebreMariam and his new management team. Indeed they made history with Girma Wake writing the main chapter.