April 20

  • Holiday Ritual

    Addis Fortune

    Lina Mulugeta, 24, was having an enjoyable shopping moment last Wednesday at the Addis Abeba exhibition centre during the 'Addis Trade for Development' bazaar, pillows, dresses and... Read more »

  • Is Liberalism Functional for Global Value Chains?

    Addis Fortune

    Global value chains (GVCs) have gained unusual prominence in the research agendas of international organisations and academics devoted to the study of international trade and... Read more »

  • Global Economy Evolves Fluidly

    Addis Fortune

    The numbers are in for first quarter performance for global stocks and bonds. Taken at face value, the price signals emitted by public markets contrast quite a bit with what they... Read more »

  • Uneasy Success

    Addis Fortune

    Success does not come easy. Hard work alone is not enough. Perseverance and commitment are basic. Putting in incessant effort is essential. Read more »

  • China Means Growth [opinion]

    Addis Fortune

    This year marks a milestone in China-Africa trading relations. It is the year that trade between China and Africa has surpassed 200 billion dollars, making China Africa's biggest... Read more »

  • The True Worth of the Perfect Doro Wot

    Addis Fortune

    This Easter shopping season saw 25-year-old identical twins, Selamawit and Samrawit Araya, differing in opinion over a rough leg of a rooster that they wanted to buy on the... Read more »

  • The New World Order Demands Less Humans

    Addis Fortune

    Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase. The emerging questions are sufficiently different from those of recent decades that one... Read more »

  • Inclusive Growth Entails Business Reform

    Addis Fortune

    The World Economic Forum's (WEF) recent report, 'From the Margins to the Mainstream', provides a valuable window into the state of impact investing; the diversity that exists... Read more »

  • They Are Caused By the Growth and Will Be Redressed By It.

    Addis Fortune

    Debretsion G. Michael, coordinator for the economic cluster with the rank of deputy prime minister and minister of Communications & Information Technology (MoCIT), said this... Read more »

  • Acumen to Buy Equity in Mekelle Farms

    Addis Fortune

    Acumen, a U.S. based non profit global venture fund that relies on entrepreneurial approaches to reduce poverty, announced on Friday, April 11, 2014, that it has decided to... Read more »

  • Pillars of Movement

    Addis Fortune

    The eagerly awaited Addis Abeba light rail way project that has garnered close attention from the public is showing progress by the day. The project that has reached the 60 pc... Read more »

  • Scarce Commodity

    Addis Fortune

    In the last couple of years shortage of potable water has come to the front as the main problem of the capital. Even though the city administration and the federal government say... Read more »

  • Premature Industrialisation Spreads Wide

    Addis Fortune

    When researchers at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) recently dug into the details of Mexico's lagging economic performance, they made a remarkable discovery: an unexpectedly... Read more »



April 19

  • Ensuring Addis Ababa Lives Up to Its Reputation [editorial]

    Reporter

    These days Addis Ababa is growingly emerging in the limelight on the global stage. Reports published by various reputed international institutions describe Addis Ababa as one of... Read more »

  • Transmuting Hospitality [interview]

    Reporter

    Tadiwos Belete is the co-owner of Boston Day Spa, Kuriftu Resort and Spa and Boston Partners Plc, among other businesses. He introduced a well-established and standardized spa at... Read more »

  • Vegan to Carnivore [analysis]

    Reporter

    Shibre Amsalu, a housewife and mother of three, is preparing for Easter, a Christian holiday celebrated with a huge feast mainly featuring beef and dairy products. Read more »

  • Asian Paints Acquires Majority Share in Local Factory

    Reporter

    Asian Paints, the largest Indian paint manufacturer and major industry player in both Asia and the global market, has acquired majority shares in an order of 51 percent in an... Read more »

  • Sur Wins 2 Billion Birr Road Construction Project

    Reporter

    The indigenous construction firm, Sur Construction, has won the bid floated by the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) for the construction of a 53km asphalt road in the Tigrai... Read more »

  • 2000 Birr Bribe Leads Chief of Ethio-Djibouti Railway Into Custody

    Reporter

    Two thousand Ethiopian birr may not be considered a big amount when looking at its purchasing power and the current cost of living. Read more »

  • Japanese Manufacturer to Supply Specialized Machines for Road Construction

    Reporter

    Sakai Heavy Industries Plc sent a team of officials to Addis Ababa to eye the road sector to supply newly-designed machineries and look for dealers in the capital to work with. Read more »

  • Taking Lessons From Rwanda [opinion]

    Reporter

    "The passage of time should not obscure the fact." Read more »

  • Saladin Said Yet to Sign for Al Ahly, Offers From 'Egypt & Abroad'

    Reporter

    Ethiopia and Wadi Degla striker Saladin Said has not signed a deal with Al Ahly or Zamalek, Abdelrahman Magdy told KingFut.com. Contrary to widespread reports that 25-year-old... Read more »

  • What About Our Young Scholars? [analysis]

    Reporter

    A study conducted by A.T. Kearney's came out this week saying Addis Ababa is ranked third among cities en route to becoming a global leader from middle-and low-income countries in... Read more »

  • For the Love of One's Country

    Reporter

    Ethiopian diaspora invests over 22.3 billion in two decades Despite failure to meet expectations, the gross total investment outstanding that the Ethiopian diaspora community Read more »

  • Hawassa U.S the Ante As It Hosts AU's High-Profile Conference

    Reporter

    The fastest growing town in Southern Ethiopia, Hawassa, has taken its urban status up a notch by readying itself to host a major international conference following Addis Ababa's... Read more »

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