Four People Die in Copper-Drill Landslide in Chichaoua, Local Authorities

[MAP] Marrakech -Four people died on Monday in a landslide while drilling to extract copper from the top of a mountain in the Seksaoua region, Ait Haddou Youssef commune under the Chichaoua province, local authorities in the province said.

[MAP] Marrakech -Four people died on Monday in a landslide while drilling to extract copper from the top of a mountain in the Seksaoua region, Ait Haddou Youssef commune under the Chichaoua province, local authorities in the province said.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

State SEC. for Foreign Affairs Meets With Japanese Peer

[MAP] Rabat -State secretary for foreign affairs Mounia Boucetta met, Monday in Rabat, with minister delegate to the Japanese foreign minister Masahisa Sato on preparations for the 4th Moroccan-Japanese joint committee.

[MAP] Rabat -State secretary for foreign affairs Mounia Boucetta met, Monday in Rabat, with minister delegate to the Japanese foreign minister Masahisa Sato on preparations for the 4th Moroccan-Japanese joint committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Candian Firm Proposes to Extract Two Additional Gold Deposits

[Addis Fortune] A Canadian mine developer, East African Metals (EAM), requested for a permit to extract gold and silver in Dam Tamburk and Meta Bula on December 13, 2017, just a week after the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoMPNG) issued an extraction licence to the Company.

[Addis Fortune] A Canadian mine developer, East African Metals (EAM), requested for a permit to extract gold and silver in Dam Tamburk and Meta Bula on December 13, 2017, just a week after the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoMPNG) issued an extraction licence to the Company.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Jaguar to Penetrate Ethiopian Market

[Addis Fortune] Romina Plc inaugurated a 2.5 million Br showroom on December 14, 2017, at Meskel Flower. The showroom will display products of Jaguar, an Indian manufacturer of bathroom fittings and plumbing products.

[Addis Fortune] Romina Plc inaugurated a 2.5 million Br showroom on December 14, 2017, at Meskel Flower. The showroom will display products of Jaguar, an Indian manufacturer of bathroom fittings and plumbing products.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Energy Proclamation Amendment to Encourage Investment

[Addis Fortune] Energy developers will be able to commence operations within three to five years after being licensed, according to the newly amended proclamation. This is contrary to the existing one where all energy developers were required to become…

[Addis Fortune] Energy developers will be able to commence operations within three to five years after being licensed, according to the newly amended proclamation. This is contrary to the existing one where all energy developers were required to become functional within 12 months.

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.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia