As politicians are divided over the timetable of the upcoming National Election, at the helm of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopian (NEBE), Birtukan Mideksa appears to be determined to meet the constitutionally protected election timetable; working under the assumption that 2020 is still the due date.
A directive issued by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) requesting foreign oil companies engaged in oil and gas exploration and development projects in Ethiopia to open a foreign currency bank account in Ethiopia has frustrated international oil companies.
The newly established Ethio-Sugar Manufacturing Share Company has started negotiations to acquire both Wonji-Shoa and Metehara Sugar Plants, pioneering state-owned sugar crushers established by the Netherlands HVA Company some 70 years ago.
The House of People’s Representatives (HPR), on Thursday, approved a draft proclamation regulating the country’s mining sector and transactions empowering regional states with the right to grant and regulate mining and competency licenses.
Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement to set up a new national carrier in Accra, Ghana.
In a bid to reform the business environment in Ethiopia, a new bill has been proposed to amend the existing Commercial Registration and Business Licensing Proclamation which currently hold stricter provisions on business registration, licensing and operations.
Interview | May 11
Louise Chamberlain is the departing resident representative for the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) in Ethiopia, a position she has held since August 2018. Since July 2017, she served as UNDP Ethiopia Country Director. She has witnessed a lot going on in the country during her time in Addis Ababa and she believes the current reforms in Ethiopia are “mind boggling” and “impressive”.
Interview | May 04
“There needs to be an active support from the financial sector and international organizations for small businesses”
Rahel Getachew is a public health nurse, as well, the Engagement Committee chair of Yali Alumni Chapter of Ethiopia, a United States Obama era initiative to help empower and motivate leadership within Africa’s youth.
Interview | Apr 20
Ann Cairns, the President of International markets with MasterCard, was in the capital earlier this week invited to take part on a high-profile panel on women empowerment during the visit of Ivanka Trump.
Interview | Apr 13
Hilina Belete is the General Manager of Hilina Enriched Foods PLC. The company is noted for producing nutritious products for children facing severe acute malnutrition for more than two decades.