Ethio Telecom to Franchise Service Centres

[Addis Fortune] The sole telecom provider of the country, Ethio telecom, has announced a bid to partner with individuals for 94 franchised shops around the country. The franchises will provide services similar to those given in the existing service cen…

[Addis Fortune] The sole telecom provider of the country, Ethio telecom, has announced a bid to partner with individuals for 94 franchised shops around the country. The franchises will provide services similar to those given in the existing service centres of the telecom giant.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

WB Approves U.S.$170 Million for Livestock, Fisheries

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia’s livestock and fisheries sector received a 170 million dollar loan from the World Bank’s (WB) International Development Association, a financial institution set up with the aim of providing grants and loans for the world’s poo…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia's livestock and fisheries sector received a 170 million dollar loan from the World Bank's (WB) International Development Association, a financial institution set up with the aim of providing grants and loans for the world's poorest countries, last Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Regulatory, Bureaucratic Hurdles Kill Disruptors Softly

[Addis Fortune] Asserting that entrepreneurship is critical to growth is one thing, but encouraging it through policies and capital is quite another. Hailemelekot T. Berhan (hailemt@gmail.com), thus, argues that the government should put its money wher…

[Addis Fortune] Asserting that entrepreneurship is critical to growth is one thing, but encouraging it through policies and capital is quite another. Hailemelekot T. Berhan (hailemt@gmail.com), thus, argues that the government should put its money where its mouth is for the reality on the ground discourages disruptors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Directive to Formalise Informal Sector

[Addis Fortune] A new directive by the Addis Abeba City Administration Trade Bureau has surfaced to formalise the informal sector. And to work on its implementation, a nine-member committee has been selected from various spheres of the city’s administr…

[Addis Fortune] A new directive by the Addis Abeba City Administration Trade Bureau has surfaced to formalise the informal sector. And to work on its implementation, a nine-member committee has been selected from various spheres of the city's administration.

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The Old Guard Comes Out of Neo-Liberal Closet

[Addis Fortune] I am somewhat flattered and surprised that a senior member of the TPLF’s leadership has taken the time to respond to my op-ed piece headlined, “The Old Guard Shadows TPLF’s Leadership Meeting in Meqelle” [Volume 18, Number 917, November…

[Addis Fortune] I am somewhat flattered and surprised that a senior member of the TPLF's leadership has taken the time to respond to my op-ed piece headlined, "The Old Guard Shadows TPLF's Leadership Meeting in Meqelle" [Volume 18, Number 917, November 26, 2017]. Part of this, Getachew Redda has over the last few weeks launched a public relations campaign on behalf of his allies, especially given the number of articles, as mentioned by Getachew, the meeting spawned. Indeed, this newspaper has been responsible for deliveri

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Rare Gesture Indeed

[Addis Fortune] Having read this publication’s article headlined “Rare Gesture” [Volume 18, Number 919, December 10, 2017], I wonder which Ethiopian would not be happier to see our beautiful cities clean. We all talk about the inevitable filth and into…

[Addis Fortune] Having read this publication's article headlined "Rare Gesture" [Volume 18, Number 919, December 10, 2017], I wonder which Ethiopian would not be happier to see our beautiful cities clean. We all talk about the inevitable filth and intolerable smell of waste in our surroundings. But nothing is done. Now that the waste agenda has reached the attention of our leaders, there is much hope.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mzuzu Girls and Women Hone Entrepreneurship Skills

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Purple Innovation for Women and Girls has trained Mzuzu based girls and women in entrepreneurship for them to venture into businesses that can contribute to the country’s development.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Purple Innovation for Women and Girls has trained Mzuzu based girls and women in entrepreneurship for them to venture into businesses that can contribute to the country's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Pistorius – SCA Exceeded Its Powers, Breached His Rights

[News24Wire] Convicted murderer and former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius believes the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) exceeded its powers and violated his rights to a fair trial following the recent decision to increase his murder sentence to 13 years.

[News24Wire] Convicted murderer and former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius believes the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) exceeded its powers and violated his rights to a fair trial following the recent decision to increase his murder sentence to 13 years.

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‘Patience! Patience! Patience!’

[Addis Fortune] Ashish Agrawal of the Kanoria Africa Textile Plc, an Indian subsidiary of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd., said this of what it takes to succeed in business and investment in Ethiopia. Agrawal remarked at breakfast held by the UNDP at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on Monday, December 10, 2017, designed to spur the private sector to chip-in for the realisation of UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG).

[Addis Fortune] Ashish Agrawal of the Kanoria Africa Textile Plc, an Indian subsidiary of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd., said this of what it takes to succeed in business and investment in Ethiopia. Agrawal remarked at breakfast held by the UNDP at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on Monday, December 10, 2017, designed to spur the private sector to chip-in for the realisation of UN's sustainable development goals (SDG).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia