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Let’s talk!
Egypt requested the Tripartite National Committee (TNC), which includes Ethiopia and Sudan, to use the 1959 colonial water sharing agreement signed between Egypt and Sudan, as a springboard when an impact assessment is conducted.
Addis to host Shape Africa 2017
Addis to host Shape Africa 2017

Addis Ababa is set to host the latest edition of Shape Africa 2017 this week.

Currency devaluation raises fuel price hike fears
Currency devaluation raises fuel price hike fears
The recent currency devaluation introduced by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) is feared that it will lead to an increase in the price of petroleum products.
No end in sight in merger courtroom saga
No end in sight in merger courtroom saga
Following months of legal proceedings between the Consumer Protection Authority vis-a-vis two defendants (Ambo Mineral Water PLC and the East African Bottling Company) over their illegal merger bid, the Trade Competition and Consumer Protection Appellant Tribunal Wednesday ordered the case processor of the case to come up with concrete pieces of evidence.
Three shortlisted for cement supply
Three shortlisted for cement supply
Three local companies have made it to the next stage in the bid to supply a billion birr worth of cement for public housing projects, according to the Addis Ababa Public Procurement and Property Disposal Agency.
Adama to get its first brand hotel
Adama to get its first brand hotel
The city of Adama, Oromia Regional State, which is a thriving hub for both business and pleasure, is set to get its first international brand hotel. The Louvre Hotel Group, the company behind Golden Tulip in the capital, is set to open its signature hotel.
City awards 1.23 bln rebar contract to Steely
City awards 1.23 bln rebar contract to Steely
Steely yet to accept the award Steely RMI PLC is finally awarded the supply contract of 50,084 tons of reinforcement bars at a total price of 1.23 billion birr by the Addis Ababa Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service, this week, it was learnt.  

Interview

Decades of foreign service in Africa
Decades of foreign service in Africa
A great advocate for the rich bilateral relationship between his nation and Ethiopia, Ambassador Giuseppe Mistretta of Italy to Ethiopia as well as to the African Union, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) as well as Djibouti and South Sudan is departing to take up his next big assignment as Director for Africa at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Climate change as an impetus for migration
Climate change as an impetus for migration
Benjamin Schraven (PhD) is a social scientist based at the Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik/ German Development Institute (DIE-GDI).
The German perspective
The German perspective
Brita Wagener is the new German Ambassador to Ethiopia. She arrived in Addis Ababa a month ago after the passing of her late colleague Ambassador Joachim Schmidt. Wagener came directly from New York where she was a consul general.
First steps
First steps
Vital events registration in Ethiopia In 2011, only seven percent of Ethiopian children under the age of five were registered at birth. With no proof of age or identity, children do not have the minimal protection needed against child marriage, child labor, trafficking or detention and prosecution as an adult.
Robust amid turbulence
Robust amid turbulence
In a very dynamic and turbulent global airline industry Ethiopian Airlines has managed to grow fast in the past ten years. Volatile oil price, terrorism, conflict and epidemic out break are the biggest challenges facing airlines.
The decorated educator
The decorated educator
Sydney Chaffee was recently named the 2017 national teacher of the year by the Council of Chief State School Officers. A teacher in humanities, history and literature, she is a noted teacher from the Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston.