Well-Known Restaurant Opens Hotel

[Addis Fortune] Yod Abyssinia, a known restaurant, and tour company join the hotel industry by building a three-star hotel with 35 million Br investment. Located on Haile Gebre Selassie Avenue, Yod Abyssinia Hotel has 24 standard rooms, restaurants, me…

[Addis Fortune] Yod Abyssinia, a known restaurant, and tour company join the hotel industry by building a three-star hotel with 35 million Br investment. Located on Haile Gebre Selassie Avenue, Yod Abyssinia Hotel has 24 standard rooms, restaurants, meeting halls, bars, and other additional hotel services.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Closure of Slaughterhouse Shows Secularism Under Assault

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia’s Parliament, the highest legislative body in the land, has had an unusual meeting with members of the public, including media leaders, late last week, where the Speaker, Abadula Gemeda, was in attendance. It was called to cons…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia's Parliament, the highest legislative body in the land, has had an unusual meeting with members of the public, including media leaders, late last week, where the Speaker, Abadula Gemeda, was in attendance. It was called to consult with stakeholders of Parliament's journey over the past 15 years and provide a stock of its accomplishments, including the legislations of 665 bills.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

U.S. President Warned On Cut to African Foreign Aid

[Addis Fortune] US president Donald Trump risks stoking extremism in Africa and provoking a further exodus of migrants heading for Europe if he goes ahead with plans to cut funding to the continent, according to the head of the African Development Bank.

[Addis Fortune] US president Donald Trump risks stoking extremism in Africa and provoking a further exodus of migrants heading for Europe if he goes ahead with plans to cut funding to the continent, according to the head of the African Development Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Outdated Ethiopian Brand Needs Facelift

[Addis Fortune] Branding is the art of persuasion. The service provider has to “persuade” the consumer that whatever product it sells to you, is a better fit to your needs than any competitor can deliver. Branding is the mother of modern day marketing….

[Addis Fortune] Branding is the art of persuasion. The service provider has to "persuade" the consumer that whatever product it sells to you, is a better fit to your needs than any competitor can deliver. Branding is the mother of modern day marketing. That is why even countries decided to brand themselves to attract investment. In globalization; there are two major non-state actors that each country is desperately trying to draw in; multinationals (MNC) and tourists.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Shipping Giant Unveils 10 Billion Br Profit

[Addis Fortune] The state monopoly Ethiopian Shipping Lines & Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE) amassed a gross profit of 10 billion Br in the past nine months. In the same period, the Enterprise transported 3.5 million tonnes of goods via Djibouti and Berbera ports. This was disclosed during the first ever global annual agency meeting held in Ethiopia at Hilton Addis for two days until April 27, 2016. The meeting was attended by 35 international agents of the enterprise.

[Addis Fortune] The state monopoly Ethiopian Shipping Lines & Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE) amassed a gross profit of 10 billion Br in the past nine months. In the same period, the Enterprise transported 3.5 million tonnes of goods via Djibouti and Berbera ports. This was disclosed during the first ever global annual agency meeting held in Ethiopia at Hilton Addis for two days until April 27, 2016. The meeting was attended by 35 international agents of the enterprise.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘We Are Confiscating Land From Those That Are Not Using It and Claiming They Are Investors.’

[Addis Fortune] Lemma Megersa, chief administrator of Oromia Regional State, said at a workshop to boost investment in the Oromia Regional State on April 20, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] Lemma Megersa, chief administrator of Oromia Regional State, said at a workshop to boost investment in the Oromia Regional State on April 20, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

NSSF Offers Amnesty to Employers With Arrears, Penalties

[Daily News] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has offered a general amnesty to all employers with outstanding arrears of contributions and penalties for the period of two months starting Tuesday this week.

[Daily News] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has offered a general amnesty to all employers with outstanding arrears of contributions and penalties for the period of two months starting Tuesday this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bishop Threatens to Sanction Inept Staff

[Daily News] Moshi -The Moshi Catholic Diocese Bishop, Rt Rev Isaac Amani, has reminded heads of educational institutions under its charge to adhere scrupulously to its reviewed education policy, warning that violators would be sanctioned.

[Daily News] Moshi -The Moshi Catholic Diocese Bishop, Rt Rev Isaac Amani, has reminded heads of educational institutions under its charge to adhere scrupulously to its reviewed education policy, warning that violators would be sanctioned.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Poacher Jailed 20 Years Over Ivory

[Daily News] Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sentenced 38-year old Samwel Bwandu, to 20-year imprisonment over unlawful possession of eight pieces of elephant tusks worth 60m/-.

[Daily News] Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday sentenced 38-year old Samwel Bwandu, to 20-year imprisonment over unlawful possession of eight pieces of elephant tusks worth 60m/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania