Govt Determines to Carry Burden Solo, Given Private Sector Could Help

[Addis Fortune] Embracing the concept of a developmental state, the ruling EPRDF has sought to source its legitimacy from economic development. And at the end of the 2000s, there were enough roads, schools, hospitals, dams and university graduates for …

[Addis Fortune] Embracing the concept of a developmental state, the ruling EPRDF has sought to source its legitimacy from economic development. And at the end of the 2000s, there were enough roads, schools, hospitals, dams and university graduates for the ruling coalition to claim that Ethiopia could, within a decade and a half, become a lower middle-income economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Jobs, Higher Incomes or Else

[Addis Fortune] It is said that what put Donald Trump in the White House was his promise of jobs. Many were willing to overlook the multiple red flags – his lack of knowledge about current affairs, seeming indifference to long-held democratic ideals an…

[Addis Fortune] It is said that what put Donald Trump in the White House was his promise of jobs. Many were willing to overlook the multiple red flags - his lack of knowledge about current affairs, seeming indifference to long-held democratic ideals and various irresponsible comments - and give him a try.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Communique That Hit Bulls-Eye

[Addis Fortune] There have been multiple calls for political inclusiveness, but more often than not they have remained just that. But the recent communique by the Oromia People’s Democratic Organisation (OPDO) seemed to have some sincerity to it for it…

[Addis Fortune] There have been multiple calls for political inclusiveness, but more often than not they have remained just that. But the recent communique by the Oromia People's Democratic Organisation (OPDO) seemed to have some sincerity to it for it found acceptance even with opposition members based overseas. It called for dialogue that would stretch across the political sphere.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Policy Bank’s Vicious Downward Spiral in Overdrive

[Addis Fortune] Bringing back the non-performing loans (NPLs) of the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) on track requires a clear understanding of financial situations of client businesses, a positive thinking attitude, and a clear focus as to where th…

[Addis Fortune] Bringing back the non-performing loans (NPLs) of the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) on track requires a clear understanding of financial situations of client businesses, a positive thinking attitude, and a clear focus as to where the Bank's effort should be concentrated in solving the problem at hand, argues Ibrahim Jelan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Enterprises Generate U.S.1.4 Billoin Br in Half Year

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Public Enterprises (MoPE) has announced a profit of 1.4 billion Br from the companies it administers during the first six months of the current fiscal year.

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Public Enterprises (MoPE) has announced a profit of 1.4 billion Br from the companies it administers during the first six months of the current fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

EAF Names Representatives At IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham

[Ethiopian Herald] The country’s athletics governing body, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, EAF, has announced the Ethiopian representatives at the 17th World Indoor Athletics Championship that is set to take place at Arena Birmingham from March 1 t…

[Ethiopian Herald] The country's athletics governing body, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, EAF, has announced the Ethiopian representatives at the 17th World Indoor Athletics Championship that is set to take place at Arena Birmingham from March 1 to 4, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Federation Eyeing Agriculture Transformation

[Ethiopian Herald] “Our federation is working together with nearly three million farmers aimed at bringing tangible changes in our members’ livelihoods and speeding up the country’s agro economy transformation as well,” said Askeberech Belayneh, Chief …

[Ethiopian Herald] "Our federation is working together with nearly three million farmers aimed at bringing tangible changes in our members' livelihoods and speeding up the country's agro economy transformation as well," said Askeberech Belayneh, Chief Executive of Oromia Agricultural cooperatives Federation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Extends Invitation to Visiting FIFA Top Brass

[Daily News] MINISTER for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Harrison Mwakyembe said the government will extend invitation to FIFA President, Gianni Infantino for an official visit of the country.

[Daily News] MINISTER for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Harrison Mwakyembe said the government will extend invitation to FIFA President, Gianni Infantino for an official visit of the country.

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