Africa’s Road Infrastructure in Need of Timely Maintenance

[Ethiopian Herald] The Minister of Transport said roads are among the most important public assets in the countries and timely maintenance of roads brings immediate benefits to road users through ready and easy social and economic amenities.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Minister of Transport said roads are among the most important public assets in the countries and timely maintenance of roads brings immediate benefits to road users through ready and easy social and economic amenities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

World Economic Forum Doubts Figures From Tourism Revenue

[Addis Fortune] The World Economic Forum (WEF) in its latest international travel and tourism competitiveness report indicated the figures compiled by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Ethiopia are not based on accurate statistics, which is not acceptable in principle internationally.

[Addis Fortune] The World Economic Forum (WEF) in its latest international travel and tourism competitiveness report indicated the figures compiled by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Ethiopia are not based on accurate statistics, which is not acceptable in principle internationally.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sesame Market Blossoms in Face of Global Demand

[Addis Fortune] Today, the sesame market in Ethiopia, one of the major exporters of the seeds in the world, is blooming and the reasons are many. Farmers are celebrating better yields through enhanced inputs such as pesticides and fertilisers. Exporter…

[Addis Fortune] Today, the sesame market in Ethiopia, one of the major exporters of the seeds in the world, is blooming and the reasons are many. Farmers are celebrating better yields through enhanced inputs such as pesticides and fertilisers. Exporters are reaping the benefits of trading outside ECX's floor and being exempted from credit ceilings set by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) after the devaluation of the Birr by 15pc in October 2017, writes BERHANE HAILEMARIAM, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Drama at JKIA As Orengo, Wanjigi Blocked From Zimbabwe Flight

[Nation] There has been drama at JKIA as immigration officials blocked Siaya Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi from flying to Zimbabwe where they were scheduled to attend the burial of the country’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

[Nation] There has been drama at JKIA as immigration officials blocked Siaya Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi from flying to Zimbabwe where they were scheduled to attend the burial of the country's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

PWC Regional Head Retires After 40 Years

[Nation] Anne Eriksson, the first African female head of consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the region has retired from the company after 40 years of service.

[Nation] Anne Eriksson, the first African female head of consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in the region has retired from the company after 40 years of service.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya