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Ethiopian Cargo Wins “AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR” Award

February 26, 2011 admin 4

Ethiopian Cargo proudly announces that it has won “THE AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR” award at the Air Cargo Africa 2011 Conference held in Nairobi Kenya on 24 February 2011. The award was organized by STAT TIMES International for excellence in Air Cargo in Africa. According to the STAT TIMES, Ethiopian Airlines Cargo has won the nominations of its readers worldwide for the “STAT TIMES International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo” in the category of AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR.

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LOCAL, GERMAN FIRMS DISPUTE DELAYS CBE HQ PROJECT

February 16, 2011 admin 0

A dispute between Universal Consult, a local consultancy firm, and HENN Architecten, a German company, which won the bid for designing the headquarters of the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) as partners, has led the project to lag one year behind schedule, bank president Bekalu Zeleke told The Reporter.

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Rising cement price baffles builders

February 16, 2011 admin 0

According to experts the price increment is because of a gap in the market between supply and demand, which would make sense since that is the usual reason that cement prices go up.

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Dire is booming but landmark get the axe

February 14, 2011 admin 0

The Dire Dawa City Administration (DDCA) plans to bulldoze a historical and popular part of Dire Dawa known as Kezira located in the central part of the city, 525km east of Addis Ababa, to revitalize the area.

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Action Needed to Curb Harmful Use of Alcohol

February 12, 2011 admin 0

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.

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Music Café Merges Music with Visual Art

February 1, 2011 admin 0

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.

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Ethio Telecom takes shape

January 28, 2011 admin 1

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.