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Italian president to visit Ethiopia

The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, is expected to arrive in Addis Ababa tomorrow for a four-day state visit from Sunday to Thursday. Mattarella is said to be the first Italian president to visit Ethiopia in almost two decades.

US company to digitalize national TV transition

GatesAir, a global leader in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, has been awarded a contract to provide turnkey equipment and services associated with Ethiopia’s national digital TV (DTV) network.

Microcredit insurance to cover smallholder farmers

A new crop insurance scheme designed for Ethiopian smallholder farmers has targeted farmers who are vulnerable to weather related risks and occurrence of drought.

Charities, societies complain of ‘shortage’ of funds

Charities and Societies that are engaged in supporting different people across the country complained that shortage of finance is preventing them from executing their day-to-day activities. The shortage of finance is mainly associated with the enactment of the Charities and Societies Proclamation back in 2009.

City streams as waste disposal canals

A lot has been said about Addis Ababa, the seat of the African Union (AU), one of the most peaceful cities in the continent and a city that is an embodiment of the “African Rising” narrative. Nevertheless, tidiness and waste management is definitely not one of the strongest suites of this city.

Addis Ababa’s elevation key in keeping Zika at bay

Tom Frieden (MD), director for the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday said that Addis Ababa’s high altitude helps it remain safe from contracting Zika virus.

Fear and anxiety for drivers

Back in 2009, the Addis Ababa City Council unanimously voted to ratify the amended traffic bill that was back then highly anticipated.


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Bridging the gap in smallholder agriculture

Nuri Awol, a middle-aged farmer, husband and father of eight, had lived in dire poverty for many years. The agricultural produce he secures from his small farm located in a small town of Butajira, 123km to the south of Addis Ababa, has been disappointing at best.

Gov’t to tighten regulation on driving

The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) announced that it is implementing a new regulation that tightens controlling mechanism which subsequently gives heavy punishment against vehicle drivers who commit repeated violations.
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