Kebede Goes Back to Prison

[Addis Fortune] Kebede Tesera, a 75-year-old man convicted of seven criminal charges, goes back to prison after he walked away from a remaining 17-year sentence with a presidential pardon. The pardon was reversed owing to the reason that the board real…

[Addis Fortune] Kebede Tesera, a 75-year-old man convicted of seven criminal charges, goes back to prison after he walked away from a remaining 17-year sentence with a presidential pardon. The pardon was reversed owing to the reason that the board realised that it granted the pardon on the grounds of misleading information.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

A Fraction of Ethiopia’s History

[Addis Fortune] I cannot tell or guess what prompted the BBC’s senior journalist Zeinab Badawi to present her recent rather fascinating history of Ethiopia, from the origins of mankind and ancient Ethiopian civilisation to the era of the Princes and th…

[Addis Fortune] I cannot tell or guess what prompted the BBC's senior journalist Zeinab Badawi to present her recent rather fascinating history of Ethiopia, from the origins of mankind and ancient Ethiopian civilisation to the era of the Princes and the Axumite kingdom - spanning over three thousand years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Warriors Squander Chance to Close Gap on Surging Police

[Nation] Former men’s champions Butali Sugar Warriors missed the chance to close the gap on league leaders Kenya Police after the weekend round of Kenya Hockey Union league matches.

[Nation] Former men's champions Butali Sugar Warriors missed the chance to close the gap on league leaders Kenya Police after the weekend round of Kenya Hockey Union league matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Who’s to Be Blamed in Nigeria?

[Daily Trust] The blame for what Nigeria has become falls on you and me. Not President Buhari, not Jonathan, not Obasanjo and definitely not the civil and human rights activist.

[Daily Trust] The blame for what Nigeria has become falls on you and me. Not President Buhari, not Jonathan, not Obasanjo and definitely not the civil and human rights activist.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Developmental Assumptions of the Presumptive Tax Directive

[Addis Fortune] Information obtained from the Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) indicates that the Authority carried out a new reassessment of the income of 148,514 businesses that are under category “c”, on the basis of the estimated revenue of the daily sales of goods and services. There was tremendous uproar after notices were issued on the results of the estimates and taxes imposed thereon.

[Addis Fortune] Information obtained from the Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) indicates that the Authority carried out a new reassessment of the income of 148,514 businesses that are under category "c", on the basis of the estimated revenue of the daily sales of goods and services. There was tremendous uproar after notices were issued on the results of the estimates and taxes imposed thereon.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Council Approves Financial Inclusion Strategy

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia gets a new financial inclusion strategy that aims at widening access to the unbanked population to get financial services and increase the number of account holders.

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia gets a new financial inclusion strategy that aims at widening access to the unbanked population to get financial services and increase the number of account holders.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Orchid Wins Machinery Entitlements After Four-Year Battle

[Addis Fortune] The Federal High Court has finally ruled in favour of Orchid Business Group awarding it the ownership of three pieces of machinery worth 106,000 euros that it has been fighting Yonas Kassahun over for the past four years.

[Addis Fortune] The Federal High Court has finally ruled in favour of Orchid Business Group awarding it the ownership of three pieces of machinery worth 106,000 euros that it has been fighting Yonas Kassahun over for the past four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt to Set New Date for Umuganura Celebrations

[New Times] In a bid to avoid a clash between two important events, this year’s National Harvest Day, locally known as ‘Umuganura’, has been moved to a yet to be communicated date, according to the Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.

[New Times] In a bid to avoid a clash between two important events, this year's National Harvest Day, locally known as 'Umuganura', has been moved to a yet to be communicated date, according to the Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda