Coffee promotion sparks controversy, protest
Following Facebook and website posts by Ethiopian Airlines and the Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Development Authority, Kaffa Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) has staged a consecutive three-day long demonstration protesting the alleged denial of Kaffa’s historic right as the origin of coffee by two institutions.
Coffee bags USD 204 mln in three months
Still quite shy of its target and last year’s performance, the export of 60,000 tons of coffee has generated USD 204 million during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, The Reporter has learnt.
Blockchain technology to debut in Ethiopia
Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Input Output Hong Kong, a company based in Hong Kong, China, on Thursday for the utilization of a blockchain application platform called Cardano, a type of blockchain record management platform used in Ada cryptocurrency, in Ethiopia.
ECX seats fetch record-high bid price
The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) has managed to sell five ordinary membership seats at a price of 3.5 million birr in a tender opened at the headquarters of ECX last week.
Coffee exporters hobbled by lack of processing facilities
-Gov’t eyes coffee processing industry zones Despite reversal of previous years’ declining trend in coffee export revenue this year, some exporters echoed difficulties they have been facing due to the inadequacies of coffee processing facilities in Ethiopia.
Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing
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Ethiopian $50m E-commerce to deliver global goods to African doorsteps
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Mass protests erupt over mosque demolitions
- Two deaths were reported - Thirty-seven police personnel...
Nurturing promising female athletes in a town of runners
Fetiya Abdi began her athletic career at age 14....