Monday, December 11, 2023

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Selamawit Mengesha

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Yayu Fertilizer transferring reaches 85% after years of delay

Transferring of the long-stalled Yayu fertilizer project, originally awarded to MetEC, has finally made progress, reaching 85% completion. Despite challenges, the transfer to the Chemical Industry Corporation (CIC) is underway. However, the retrieval of 25 containers and compensation for displaced farmers remain unresolved issues, demanding prompt attention.

Nigeria’s leadership transition stalls Ethiopian airlines’ ambitious partnership

With a proven track record of successful collaborations across the continent, Ethiopian Airlines Group eagerly awaits the nod from Nigeria's new government to advance its partnership with Nigerian Air, demonstrating its unwavering commitment to uplifting Africa's aviation sector.

Somalia to start fish, fruit exports to Ethiopia

It provides relief for Ethiopian khat farmers through export rule changes Somalia is poised to begin formally exporting fish and fruit products to neighboring Ethiopia...

Gov’t to remove paper tariffs to end textbook crisis

The Council of Minister’s waives customs duties on imported paper for textbooks, aiming to address the challenges faced by local printing industries due to the new curriculum. Ethiopian Investment Holding (EIH) is also entering joint venture to establish mass printing factory within the country, with the goal of ending book imports.

Addis Ababa University – AAU announces new leadership ahead of autonomy

Addis Ababa University (AAU) has unveiled its new governance structure as the institution prepares to transition to an autonomous model next year. Frehiwot Tamiru...

Struggling Tigray firms lobby gov’t to forgive war-era loan interest

But federal officials gave a lukewarm response Business leaders in Tigray are ramping up pressure on the Ethiopian government to provide debt relief for loans...

Power cuts plague Ethiopia’s capital as electricity woes worsen

Residents of Ethiopia's capital city of Addis Ababa have expressed growing frustration over persistent and prolonged electricity interruptions in recent weeks. Several neighborhoods across the...

Tigray business empire demands audit of seized assets

EFFORT management uncovers financial irregularities during the conflict in Ethiopia, prompting a demand for an audit. Excessive withdrawals and unreported revenues raise concerns and call for accountability.

Reinsurer suspends political violence policy in emergency-declared regions

One of Africa's largest reinsurance firms, African Reinsurance Corporation, has suspended issuance of new political violence treaty (PVT) cover for regions experiencing conflict in...

Ethiopia drives toward automotive future as Toyota talks continue

Ethiopia is putting increased pressure on Toyota to decide on a manufacturing plant, with negotiations between the two dragging on for over a year. Officials are aggressively pursuing other major automakers and preparing industry policies to attract multinational vehicle manufacturers to establish local production.