City Collects 2.4 Billion Br Tax in a Month

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) Addis Ababa Branch Office has collected 2.4 billion Br in tax during the first month of the new fiscal year, meeting 85.7pc of the target.

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) Addis Ababa Branch Office has collected 2.4 billion Br in tax during the first month of the new fiscal year, meeting 85.7pc of the target.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Third Place in Tahiti Puts Jordy On Top of the World

[News24Wire] South Africa’s Jordy Smith has moved to the top of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) rankings after posting a career-best third place finish in the Billabong Pro Tahiti on Sunday.

[News24Wire] South Africa's Jordy Smith has moved to the top of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) rankings after posting a career-best third place finish in the Billabong Pro Tahiti on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Puts New Law to Fine Faulty Pedestrians

[Addis Fortune] The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has drafted a new directive that will penalise pedestrians who do not obey conducts of road safety, such as walking on the left side of a one-way road and crossing the streets properly.

[Addis Fortune] The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has drafted a new directive that will penalise pedestrians who do not obey conducts of road safety, such as walking on the left side of a one-way road and crossing the streets properly.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

White Farmers’ Killers Shouldn’t Be Prosecuted, Mugabe Declares

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said that all locals accused of killing white former commercial farmers during the country’s controversial reform programme are immune to prosecution.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly said that all locals accused of killing white former commercial farmers during the country's controversial reform programme are immune to prosecution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tribunal Closes Case of Brewery Giants

[Addis Fortune] The Tribunal of the Ethiopian Trade Practices & Consumer Protection Authority is to close the suit that was lodged by Meta Abo Brewery S.C., a subsidiary of Diageo, against Heineken Breweries, following the second time non-appearance of the litigating parties.

[Addis Fortune] The Tribunal of the Ethiopian Trade Practices & Consumer Protection Authority is to close the suit that was lodged by Meta Abo Brewery S.C., a subsidiary of Diageo, against Heineken Breweries, following the second time non-appearance of the litigating parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Law Surfaces to Sustain Fertiliser Import Monopoly

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources (MoANR) has finalised a draft directive that will gear up the monopoly of the fertiliser import process. The new directive will also let the Ministry procure fertilisers directly from manufacturers for three years at a fixed price.

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources (MoANR) has finalised a draft directive that will gear up the monopoly of the fertiliser import process. The new directive will also let the Ministry procure fertilisers directly from manufacturers for three years at a fixed price.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tribute to a Man of All Trades

[Addis Fortune] In my recent article where I paid tribute to the late Negash GebreMariam to console the veteran journalist and author’s friends and family members, I happened to mention Tesfaye Sahlu, who acted by my side in Negash’s play Dil Atbya Arb…

[Addis Fortune] In my recent article where I paid tribute to the late Negash GebreMariam to console the veteran journalist and author's friends and family members, I happened to mention Tesfaye Sahlu, who acted by my side in Negash's play Dil Atbya Arbegna, roughly translated to mean "Patriot After Victory". The title had nothing to do with the proverbial satire. It just means what it is, as it is.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Giant Heightens Deposits

[Addis Fortune] The state-owned giant, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), has mobilised deposits of 76.4 billion Br during the just-ended fiscal year, raising the aggregate deposits to 365 million Br. During the same period, CBE disbursed fresh loans o…

[Addis Fortune] The state-owned giant, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), has mobilised deposits of 76.4 billion Br during the just-ended fiscal year, raising the aggregate deposits to 365 million Br. During the same period, CBE disbursed fresh loans of 94.5 billion Br and collected 64.6 billion Br of disbursed loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Gishen Denies Doping Involvement

[Addis Fortune] The management of Gishen Pharmacy Plc, one of the largest pharmacies in the city, with multiple branches, has denied the sale of a drug called EPO (Erythropoietin) that was said to have been used for doping by Ethiopian athletes.

[Addis Fortune] The management of Gishen Pharmacy Plc, one of the largest pharmacies in the city, with multiple branches, has denied the sale of a drug called EPO (Erythropoietin) that was said to have been used for doping by Ethiopian athletes.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Youthfication of Addis

[Addis Fortune] The concept of a country, as an entity composed of several states or cities or regions, is complicated. For that matter, so is the concept of a continent, as a makeup of various countries, or the idea of a planet, as an organisation of …

[Addis Fortune] The concept of a country, as an entity composed of several states or cities or regions, is complicated. For that matter, so is the concept of a continent, as a makeup of various countries, or the idea of a planet, as an organisation of continents and islands, or the galaxy, as a combination of several potentially life sustaining planets.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia