Voters Plea for More Time As Polls Close

[FrontPageAfrica] Gbartala -A Lot of voters at the David Faijue School Polling Station who have been in line since 5:00 am are unable to vote because their names are not on the roll – an incident that earlier led to a standoff when angry voters blocked…

[FrontPageAfrica] Gbartala -A Lot of voters at the David Faijue School Polling Station who have been in line since 5:00 am are unable to vote because their names are not on the roll - an incident that earlier led to a standoff when angry voters blocked the main roads and burned tires.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Corp’s Attempts to Export Sugar Ends in Turmoil

[Addis Fortune] A deal entered between the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation and a Dubai based buyer came to an abrupt end last week, after the latter pulled out of a contract signed to buy 44,000tns of sugar.

[Addis Fortune] A deal entered between the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation and a Dubai based buyer came to an abrupt end last week, after the latter pulled out of a contract signed to buy 44,000tns of sugar.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Chamber Finalises Headquarters Design

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Abeba Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) has finalised a design for the construction of a 15-storey headquarters building along the Megenagna ring road. Sprawled over 3,000sqm of land, the building will be erected in place of the recently demolished Zerfeshiwal Elementary School.

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Abeba Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) has finalised a design for the construction of a 15-storey headquarters building along the Megenagna ring road. Sprawled over 3,000sqm of land, the building will be erected in place of the recently demolished Zerfeshiwal Elementary School.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Dashen Picks KPMG to Go Global

[Addis Fortune] Dashen Bank finally settles with KPMG Advisory Services Limited for the strategy formulation and implementation of the Bank after a 10-month long bidding process. The entire project is likely to cost the Bank 40 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Dashen Bank finally settles with KPMG Advisory Services Limited for the strategy formulation and implementation of the Bank after a 10-month long bidding process. The entire project is likely to cost the Bank 40 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethio Pay to Push Visa Cards Out

[Addis Fortune] Eth Switch S.C, the consortium of private banks, is to implement electronic cards belonging to the same brand- Ethio Pay, in all the banks of the country.

[Addis Fortune] Eth Switch S.C, the consortium of private banks, is to implement electronic cards belonging to the same brand- Ethio Pay, in all the banks of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

World Forum Awards Meta for Import Substitution

[Addis Fortune] Meta Abo Brewery, a subsidiary of Diageo, gets the Vision for Development Award from World Economic Forum (WEF) for its local raw material sourcing programme. The award ceremony was held in New York, in the US, on September 18, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] Meta Abo Brewery, a subsidiary of Diageo, gets the Vision for Development Award from World Economic Forum (WEF) for its local raw material sourcing programme. The award ceremony was held in New York, in the US, on September 18, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Live, Let Drive

[Addis Fortune] The most depressing Ethiopian TV ad is a mother’s interior monologue. She reminisces about her daughter, the daughter’s bright future and the tragedy that followed. Through the use of acutely unsettling audiovisuals, she recounts her da…

[Addis Fortune] The most depressing Ethiopian TV ad is a mother's interior monologue. She reminisces about her daughter, the daughter's bright future and the tragedy that followed. Through the use of acutely unsettling audiovisuals, she recounts her daughter's death in a car accident.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Flowers Horticulturalists With More Incentives

[Addis Fortune] The investment board, chaired by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, lowered the equity contribution of local horticulture investors to 15pc from 25pc, to get a loan from the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE).

[Addis Fortune] The investment board, chaired by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, lowered the equity contribution of local horticulture investors to 15pc from 25pc, to get a loan from the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Local Companies Battle It Out to Supply Cement

[Addis Fortune] After winning a significant battle against international competitors, six local cement manufacturers passed the preliminary technical evaluation to supply 7.3 million quintals of cement estimated to worth half a billion Birr.

[Addis Fortune] After winning a significant battle against international competitors, six local cement manufacturers passed the preliminary technical evaluation to supply 7.3 million quintals of cement estimated to worth half a billion Birr.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia