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Ethiopia Hotel Back on Auction Floor

August 16, 2010 admin 0

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.

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Taking Control

August 10, 2010 admin 0

On the morning of July 31, 2010, Haile Gebreselassie, attended the hand over ceremony of 120 deluxe villa houses by Sunshine Real Estate, sister company of Sunshine Construction, at Meriluke Residential Village.

"Pleasant Pleasant Chez Fasil Restaurant"

F U S I O N S in Wining, Dining

July 23, 2010 admin 0

The well-travelled Fasil Mengistu brings an international level of wining and dining not seen elsewhere in Addis Abeba. His signature culinary style is one of fusion, which incorporates Ethiopian cuisine with those of more than a half dozen other countries. His inspiration and philosophy are what really set him apart from other restaurants in the metropolis as well as many other cities the world over, writes HANS LARSON, SPECIAL TO FORTUNE.

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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.

"Jupiter Hotel Addis Ababa"

Jupiter Hotel Shines at Night

July 13, 2010 admin 1

There are many joints in Addis Abeba to experience jazz. Jupiter International Hotel next to the ECA is one such place. Its comfortable lounge provides the perfect setting to unwind from a stressful day at work, and Thursday night is the night to be there with the “Four Stars Band” providing the entertainment.

"Kuriftu Diplomat Restaurant"

Feasting on Foreign Fare

July 13, 2010 admin 0

The beautifully appointed Kuriftu Diplomat Restaurant opened on the fifth floor of the Boston Partners Building on Africa Avenue (Bole Road) on Thursday, July 1, 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.