The national telecom company, Ethio Telecom, has generated 47.7 billion birr revenue in the 2019-2020 fiscal year that ended June30, 2020.
In his latest meeting with the leaders of different opposition political parties on Wednesday, 29th of July, 2020, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) defended the measures taken by his administration following the death of popular singer and political activist Hachalu Hundesa on basis of restoring law and order across the country; and downplayed the claims that the measures are taken to weaken the Opposition.
The US-based JLL Hotels and Hospitality Group reported that Ethiopia has seen a significant decline in tourism arrivals over the past four year, with the first quarter of this year exhibiting a further 35.5 percent decrease.
Business | Aug 01
Yetebaberut Beherawi Petroleum S.C., a local oil company founded predominantly by oil transporter companies more than 15 years ago, expressed its frustrations over the lack of access to hard currency needed to import oil products in to the country, making it difficult to operate its main line of business in the past two years, and threatening its existence, The Reporter has learnt.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is insisting on introducing and expanding palm trees in Ethiopia given the high demand for dates in the country as well as other African nations and the Middle East, The Reporter learnt.
Business | Aug 01
Surpassing expectations, the Federal Documentation Accreditation and Registration Agency has revealed it was able to amass 522 million birr in revenue from the services it has rendered during the recently concluded fiscal year which extends from 8th July 2019 to 7th June 2020.
Haddis Tadesse is the country representative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has been at the helm of one of Ethiopia's biggest development partners since 2012 since he moved from Seattle.
Interview | Jul 25
Gebregziabher Gebre is an alumnus of Harvard University. He grew up within SOS Children’s Village in Mekelle after his parents were killed by the drought of 1984. His grandfather, when he was just five months old, transferred him to SOS Children’s Village, in the words of Gebregziabher himself, because he was “too sick and too poor” to raise him and his younger brother.
Interview | Jul 18
Chimimba David Phiri (PhD) is a policy economist and sub-regional coordinator for Eastern Africa and representative to the African Union with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Before May 2018, Phiri was the Sub-regional Coordinator for the FAO Sub-regional Office for Southern Africa for five years.
Interview | Jun 20
In its ongoing efforts to close the digital skills gap in Africa, Microsoft 4Afrika has launched its third SkillsLab in Ethiopia.