Inventive Water Financing to Prop Up GTP II Targets

[Addis Fortune] There are significant barriers to households and businesses committed to engage in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) scheme in Ethiopia. This challenge requires innovative approaches to support the government’s efforts in advanci…

[Addis Fortune] There are significant barriers to households and businesses committed to engage in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) scheme in Ethiopia. This challenge requires innovative approaches to support the government's efforts in advancing water supply and sanitation (WSS) access through self-supply, writes Salfiso Kitabo (skitabo@water.org), country director of Water.Org in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Court Hears Identities of ‘High-Ranking’ Cops Allegedly Working With Underworld Figure Modack

[News24Wire] Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack was recorded saying he works with high-ranking police officials and is effectively protected by two of the Western Cape’s top cops.

[News24Wire] Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack was recorded saying he works with high-ranking police officials and is effectively protected by two of the Western Cape's top cops.

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Language Begets Dialogue, Ends Disputes

[Addis Fortune] A branch of science that studies the brain has shown that knowing two languages is a task for Wernicke’s area of the temporal lobe, located in the left hemisphere of the brain. We also comprehend that a human’s dominant brain regions ar…

[Addis Fortune] A branch of science that studies the brain has shown that knowing two languages is a task for Wernicke's area of the temporal lobe, located in the left hemisphere of the brain. We also comprehend that a human's dominant brain regions are usually occupied with language and logical operations. Thus, the capability of learning more languages attests to the development of reasoning. Even a near perfect fluency of any language will mean ideas are bound to be processed or sifted through a language we learn first

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New Entrant in Soft Drink Industry

[Addis Fortune] Zebym Soft Drinks, a new entrant in the beverage market, has begun the production of soft drinks, carbonated and bottled water. With machines imported from Germany, the Company has a production capacity of 24,000 bottles of water and 70…

[Addis Fortune] Zebym Soft Drinks, a new entrant in the beverage market, has begun the production of soft drinks, carbonated and bottled water. With machines imported from Germany, the Company has a production capacity of 24,000 bottles of water and 700,000 hectolitres of soft drinks annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Court Orders Arrest of Chinese Manager

[Addis Fortune] The Federal High Court’s ninth criminal bench ordered the Federal Police to arrest a Chinese citizen, suspected of tax offences, who failed to appear for the hearing of his guilty plea.

[Addis Fortune] The Federal High Court's ninth criminal bench ordered the Federal Police to arrest a Chinese citizen, suspected of tax offences, who failed to appear for the hearing of his guilty plea.

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Parliament Approves Controversial Loan Agreement

[Addis Fortune] The parliament approved, by a full vote, a loan agreement between Ethiopia and the French Development Agency (AFD) in its latest session held last week. The loan agreement worth over 70.2 million euros will be used to relocate and moder…

[Addis Fortune] The parliament approved, by a full vote, a loan agreement between Ethiopia and the French Development Agency (AFD) in its latest session held last week. The loan agreement worth over 70.2 million euros will be used to relocate and modernise the Addis Abeba Abattoirs Enterprise.

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Hidasie Telecom Registers Lower Profit

[Addis Fortune] Hidassie Telecom S.C, an assembler of mobile phones and distributors of voucher cards, recorded a lower net profit of 67.7 million Br in the past fiscal year. The amount decreased by 40pc compared to that of last year, which stood at 11…

[Addis Fortune] Hidassie Telecom S.C, an assembler of mobile phones and distributors of voucher cards, recorded a lower net profit of 67.7 million Br in the past fiscal year. The amount decreased by 40pc compared to that of last year, which stood at 113.43 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Melcon Secures Third Most Expensive Road Deal

[Addis Fortune] Melcon Construction Plc, a local construction firm, is to construct the nation’s third most expensive road, costing 536 million Br, extending from Haile Garment to Jemo square.

[Addis Fortune] Melcon Construction Plc, a local construction firm, is to construct the nation's third most expensive road, costing 536 million Br, extending from Haile Garment to Jemo square.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia