Thursday, September 29, 2022

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    Zekarias Sintayehu

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    “If the media in Ethiopia hold their nerve, and can find ways to adapt to the circumstances”

    It has been months since COVID-19 impacted the globe in so many ways. This pandemic is challenging the world’s social, economic and political order.

    China: A land where impossibility has no place

    Are you a pessimist or are you exhausted by the pessimistic environment around you? If so, I advise you to visit China where impossibility has no place at all.

    Qatari hospitality giant to invest Euro 500 mil in Africa

    The Qatari hospitality giant, Katara Hospitality, is said to be conducting its due diligence to invest Euro500 million in the African hospitality market, targetinga chain of hotels and convention centers to be built across the continent, The Reporter.

    China calls more African countries to join BRI

    China has called on more African countries to join the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), dubbed ‘project of the century,’ during the dialogue that was held on May 30, 2019 in Addis Ababa. The head of Chinese Mission to the African Union (AU), Ambassador Liu Yuxi, called on all parties to pool wisdom and strengths to join the cooperation under the BRI.

    Awash leads pack with 1.4 bln birr profit

    Awash Bank, the first private bank that commenced business after the Ethiopian Peoples’ Democratic Front (EPRDF) came to power, has earned a little over 1.4 billion birr gross profit holding its lead among private banks in Ethiopia.

    Turkey proposes Maarif Foundation to takeover FETO’s schools in Ethiopia

    -  TIKA finalizes restoring historical sites in Ethiopia    By Zekarias Sintayehu, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey has proposed the newly established Maarif Foundation to takeover schools that are linked with Fethulah Gulen Movement (FETO) in Ethiopia. The Foundation was established after the Turkish Parliament passed a bill last September.

    Turkey denounces West, praises Africa on Turkey-Africa Economic Forum

    Government introduces package basket for investors affected by the unrest    By Zekarias Sintayehu, Istanbul, Turkey Turkey has denounced the West and praised Africa at the Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum that was held for two days in Istanbul.

    Turkish giant to invest USD one billion in Beles sugar project

    - Molino looks for partners to set up a food city complex     By Zekarias Sintayehu, Istanbul, Turkey The Turkish giant, Bedisa Group, is negotiating to take over 75 percent of Beles Sugar Project, which is located at Amhara Regional State, some 576kms from the capital Addis Ababa, by investing USD one billion.

    7 police officers, unknown number of armed protesters killed in Oromia

    Seven law enforcements officers and an unknown number of armed protesters were killed in the series of clashes that happened on Monday in West Arsi zone of the Oromia Regional State.


    News in Brief

    Ethiopia to takeover UNSC presidency in September Ethiopia will take over the presidency of the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) in the coming month of September.

    The business of aid

    Freedom is one of the fundamental rights accorded to humans. People should have the freedom to speak, act and think. But how does one acquire true freedom? I believe that behind freedom, there is power.

    Sport commission signs deal to renovate Addis Ababa stadium

    The Ethiopian Sports Commission signed an agreement with Friends Engineering PLC on Thursday, June 17, 2021 to renovate Addis Ababa stadium.

    To survive foreign competition, central bank governor suggests mandatory mergers, acquisitions

    The bankers' association is upset about the tax on...