Tweety Bird

[Addis Fortune] This New Year, a yellow bird whose design is inspired by the theme of Enkutatash, and its butter flowers, guards the entrance to the holiday expo at the Addis Abeba Exhibition Centre, in Mesquel Square. This year’s expo is organised by Eyoha Addis Entertainment & Event PlC much in the fashion of the recent major Ethiopian holiday expos. But expo visitors testify, the prices are much to expensive

[Addis Fortune] This New Year, a yellow bird whose design is inspired by the theme of Enkutatash, and its butter flowers, guards the entrance to the holiday expo at the Addis Abeba Exhibition Centre, in Mesquel Square. This year's expo is organised by Eyoha Addis Entertainment & Event PlC much in the fashion of the recent major Ethiopian holiday expos. But expo visitors testify, the prices are much to expensive

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Misguided Mandate Trojan Horse to Illicit Antique Trade

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia is known for ample heritages that attract tourists from all over the globe. It is also known that Ethiopian heritages have been stolen at different times and taken abroad. These days, though not yet perfect, there are pragmatic…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia is known for ample heritages that attract tourists from all over the globe. It is also known that Ethiopian heritages have been stolen at different times and taken abroad. These days, though not yet perfect, there are pragmatic approaches to reduce heritage trafficking before it seriously starts affecting the country's prestige. This approach seems to bear faulty practices from a number of directions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Foreign Exchange Crunch Now, Then, Tomorrow

[Addis Fortune] A country’s economic growth depends, among others, on the extent of its financial resource mobilization of both local and foreign currencies without which it is hardly possible to bring economic growth. Thus, it has a tremendous role in…

[Addis Fortune] A country's economic growth depends, among others, on the extent of its financial resource mobilization of both local and foreign currencies without which it is hardly possible to bring economic growth. Thus, it has a tremendous role in bringing economic development through availing the financial resources required for implementing the development plan. Moreover, foreign currency mobilization and reserve position are important determinants of all well-managed economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Assumes Presidency of Council

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia assumes the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on September 1, 2017. By this time, Ethiopia will consolidate the partnership between African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN) in the area of peace and secu…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia assumes the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on September 1, 2017. By this time, Ethiopia will consolidate the partnership between African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN) in the area of peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Corporation to Build Ethanol Plant With U.S.$51 Million

[Addis Fortune] Sugar Corporation, jointly with Germany’s Eugen Schmitt Company, is set to build an ethanol plant at Wonji Shoa Sugar Factory at the cost of 51 million dollars.

[Addis Fortune] Sugar Corporation, jointly with Germany's Eugen Schmitt Company, is set to build an ethanol plant at Wonji Shoa Sugar Factory at the cost of 51 million dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Life – Rwanda Diary – Lionel Barber

[Addis Fortune] Lean, rifle-toting soldiers patrol the spotless streets of Kigali. Rwanda’s capital is locked and loaded on the eve of Paul Kagame’s inauguration, his third seven-year term as president, having secured 98.9 percent of the vote.

[Addis Fortune] Lean, rifle-toting soldiers patrol the spotless streets of Kigali. Rwanda's capital is locked and loaded on the eve of Paul Kagame's inauguration, his third seven-year term as president, having secured 98.9 percent of the vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Five Gold Exchange Centres Break Ground

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Resources (MoMPNR) has built five gold exchange centres in five regional states at a cost of one million Birr. The centres are expected to be operational this month.

[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Mines, Petroleum & Natural Resources (MoMPNR) has built five gold exchange centres in five regional states at a cost of one million Birr. The centres are expected to be operational this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Confessions of a Copy Editor

[Addis Fortune] Language is about as real as it gets. All we really have is communication, the means by which we express ourselves. It is not the real us that shows who we are but the manner with which we convey ourselves. Appearance is the key, as opp…

[Addis Fortune] Language is about as real as it gets. All we really have is communication, the means by which we express ourselves. It is not the real us that shows who we are but the manner with which we convey ourselves. Appearance is the key, as opposed to essence, because no one ever really gets a glimpse of that.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia