DBE Expanding Lease Financing Services to SMEs

[Ethiopian Herald] Lease Financing services are being expanded as the form of Hire -purchased transaction with a view to supporting SMEs in the country ,Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) disclosed.

[Ethiopian Herald] Lease Financing services are being expanded as the form of Hire -purchased transaction with a view to supporting SMEs in the country ,Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Manufacturing for Huge Give Back Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] It is believed that priority to agriculture in the short and medium term will create a big domestic market for industry and supply food and raw material to industry. This is anticipated to strengthen the inter-sectoral linkages betwe…

[Ethiopian Herald] It is believed that priority to agriculture in the short and medium term will create a big domestic market for industry and supply food and raw material to industry. This is anticipated to strengthen the inter-sectoral linkages between agriculture and industry and will lead the economy to the development of industry. The problem, however, is that the urban sector of the economy is somehow ignored and the focus on agriculture has not even emancipated peasants from the havoc of periodic famine.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Promoting Industry – Tedious At the Beginning, Rewarding At Last

[Ethiopian Herald] For more than fifteen years, Ethiopia has been striving to become a middle-income industrialized country by 2025. In order to realize this goal, the government has been executing programs like industrial sector development plan, structural development and poverty reduction program (SDPRP) and the first and second Growth and Transformation Plans (GTP I & GTPII) in line with the Agricultural Development Led Industrialization (ADLI) policy.

[Ethiopian Herald] For more than fifteen years, Ethiopia has been striving to become a middle-income industrialized country by 2025. In order to realize this goal, the government has been executing programs like industrial sector development plan, structural development and poverty reduction program (SDPRP) and the first and second Growth and Transformation Plans (GTP I & GTPII) in line with the Agricultural Development Led Industrialization (ADLI) policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Experts Call On Ethiopia to Enhance Competitiveness in CFTA

[Ethiopian Herald] Scholars have urged Ethiopia to give utmost priority to produce quality products with the desirable quantity to get positive outcomes from the recently-ratified Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Agreement.

[Ethiopian Herald] Scholars have urged Ethiopia to give utmost priority to produce quality products with the desirable quantity to get positive outcomes from the recently-ratified Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Authority Seeks Investors in Geothermal Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Energy Authority said that it has been tirelessly working to utilize country’s energy potentials whilst maximizing the involvement of potential local and foreign investors in the sector.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Energy Authority said that it has been tirelessly working to utilize country's energy potentials whilst maximizing the involvement of potential local and foreign investors in the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Efforts to Normalize Ethio-Eritrea Conflict, Critical Challenges

[Ethiopian Herald] As mentioned repeatedly, various efforts have been and are still being made to normalize the confusing ongoing situation of no war no peace between the brotherly Ethiopian and Eritrean peoples. Indeed, trials have been made by the Et…

[Ethiopian Herald] As mentioned repeatedly, various efforts have been and are still being made to normalize the confusing ongoing situation of no war no peace between the brotherly Ethiopian and Eritrean peoples. Indeed, trials have been made by the Ethiopian government though the other side of the equation has been absent. This, in turn, resulted in a high socio, political, economic, cultural and other related costs in both sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Private Sector’s Viable Role in Housing Development

[Ethiopian Herald] The construction sector plays an immense role in Ethiopia’s economic growth and real estate and other construction contributed 12.5 percent in the Gross Domestic Product, according to information obtained from Ministry of construction.

[Ethiopian Herald] The construction sector plays an immense role in Ethiopia's economic growth and real estate and other construction contributed 12.5 percent in the Gross Domestic Product, according to information obtained from Ministry of construction.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Forex Crunch – Ethiopia’s Immovable Object

[Addis Fortune] The recurrent cause of Ethiopia’s forex crunch ranges from declining export performance to increasing imports; from declining net official public and private capital to stagnating individual transfers, writes Abdulmena Mohammed (abham20…

[Addis Fortune] The recurrent cause of Ethiopia's forex crunch ranges from declining export performance to increasing imports; from declining net official public and private capital to stagnating individual transfers, writes Abdulmena Mohammed (abham2010@yahoo.co.uk), a financial expert with 15 years of experience.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Massive Fraud Case Lands in High Court

[Namibian] THE Ministry of Finance stood to lose N$210 million as a result of a massive value-added tax refund scam in which 16 Angolan citizens and two Namibians were allegedly involved in 2014 and 2015.

[Namibian] THE Ministry of Finance stood to lose N$210 million as a result of a massive value-added tax refund scam in which 16 Angolan citizens and two Namibians were allegedly involved in 2014 and 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Muferiat Kamil Is Ethiopia’s First Female House Speaker

[This is Africa] The appointment of Muferiat Kamil as house speaker of the Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives, marks her as the first ever female house speaker in the parliament’s history.

[This is Africa] The appointment of Muferiat Kamil as house speaker of the Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives, marks her as the first ever female house speaker in the parliament's history.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia