Instability, unfair compensation strands 61 road projects
The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) was forced to delay the construction of at least 61 road projects in the previous fiscal year as a result of unfair resettlement compensation and political instability throughout the nation, it was disclosed in a meeting held at the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HoPR).
Parliament expresses concern over low quality of Roads
The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) expressed its concern over the delay and low quality of road construction in Ethiopia in a session it held on November 24, 2020.
Chinese firms secure road projects over 6 bln birr
The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has signed an agreement with four contractors to upgrade four roads from gravel to asphalt at a combined cost of 6.1 billion birr.
Ethiopia misses export target yet again
Withthe country struggling to contend with the extended security crisis, more reports are emerging revealing an alarming trendin the performance of Ethiopia’sexport sectorasthe Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI) continues tograpple with illicittrade activities.
ERA awards 13.8 bln birr road project
The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) has awarded asphalt upgrading and new road construction projects to three local and three Chinese companies worth 13.8 billion birr.
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