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World Bank finds Ethiopia losing 3.7 bln to gender gap

The Word Bank Group (WBG), launching its "Ethiopia Diagnostic Report" on gender gap, found out that Ethiopia is forgoing an estimated USD 3.7 billion in economic cost, annually, in the form of agriculture and business earnings and employment wages.

Preliminary ET302 investigation report due for next week

The Ministry of Transport on Thursday disclosed that the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) is undertaking analysis on the contents of the black box data of ET302 in accordance with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) aircraft accident investigation procedures.  

Unilever to manufacture signature toothpaste in Ethiopia

The Anglo-Dutch multinational, Unilever Global, is set to start manufacturing its signature toothpaste product “Signal” within Ethiopia, no longer importing its products from aboard. The expansion is to take place within its facility inside the Eastern Industrial Zone, The Reporter has learnt.

Government to purchase additional wheat

In the midst of a grave humanitarian crisis, Ethiopia is going to purchase 600,000 metric tons of wheat from the international market, The Reporter has learnt.This is one of the largest purchases in terms of size following similar procurements over the past few months.

Ministry collects record revenue in a month

The Ministry of Revenues announced that its tax payment campaigns has resulted in the hike of its revenue collection for the month of February as it collected 17.8 billion birr, a record monthly collection its history.

FinTech players gather in Addis Ababa

The second edition of Finnovation Ethiopia has brought together some 200 financial technological innovators and disruptors at the Radisson Blu hotel in Addis Ababa on March 11, 2019.

The gathering of FinTech players in Addis Ababa this year is part of the Fintech Africa Series which regularly gathers stakeholders and influencers in the African Fintech environment ranging from start-ups to key markets across Africa and the globe.

The MAX saga

In the early morning of Sunday March10, 2019, Yared Getachew(Capt.), 28, who was in command of the ill-fated Ethiopian Boeing 737-8MAX jetliner phoned his mother who lives in Nairobi, Kenya to tell her that he was coming home. Sadly he could not make it.