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No supplementary budget this FY

Abraham Tekeste (PhD), minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation, explicitly told university presidents that there will be no supplementary budget for the current fiscal year.

He demanded all public universities to strictly apply the program budgeting systems. Universities were also ordered to submit the financial reports of the last budget year.

Addis to host Shape Africa 2017

Addis Ababa is set to host the latest edition of Shape Africa 2017 this week. “We are looking forward to a sleepless week with Addis Shapers and 100 plus shapers across the continent,” Hellen Kassa, a Global Shaper with Addis Shapers said.

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 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

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

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.  

New foundation to advocate for women, girls rights

At the second annual conference on improving the quality of higher education, which was held at Capital Hotel on Thursday, former Ethiopian Minister of Education, Genet Zewdie (PhD), announced the launch of a new foundation to advocate for the rights of women and girls in Ethiopia.