Social Media’s Ills

[Addis Fortune] Last year, after the inception of the nationwide unrest, which gradually peaked at forcing the Ethiopian government to shut down the Internet and declare a state of emergency, uncomfortable messages were deliberately distributed, in par…

[Addis Fortune] Last year, after the inception of the nationwide unrest, which gradually peaked at forcing the Ethiopian government to shut down the Internet and declare a state of emergency, uncomfortable messages were deliberately distributed, in particular by some irresponsible users who had access to uncensored social networks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Court Puts Injunction Order On Meter Taxis

[Addis Fortune] Owners of taxis inside Bole International Airport, which have been fighting with the Addis Ababa City Administration Transport Authority (AACATA) over airport taxi services, were granted the injunction they sought to stop the newly impo…

[Addis Fortune] Owners of taxis inside Bole International Airport, which have been fighting with the Addis Ababa City Administration Transport Authority (AACATA) over airport taxi services, were granted the injunction they sought to stop the newly imported meter taxis working inside the Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Development Bank Reshuffles Senior Management

[Addis Fortune] The Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) has reshuffled its directors and district managers and has made a raft of changes to its organisational structure. The Bank assigned 16 new directors and three district managers.

[Addis Fortune] The Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) has reshuffled its directors and district managers and has made a raft of changes to its organisational structure. The Bank assigned 16 new directors and three district managers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Time for Ethiopia to Enhance Regional Economic Integration

[Addis Fortune] International trade never used to be an issue, at least, not one borne out of apathy or misrepresentation. Ancient civilisations seldom traded with outsiders, but rarely because they did not want to.

[Addis Fortune] International trade never used to be an issue, at least, not one borne out of apathy or misrepresentation. Ancient civilisations seldom traded with outsiders, but rarely because they did not want to.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Reflections On the Social Health Insurance Strategy

[Addis Fortune] Recently, the Ethiopian government’s attention has been turned to universal and sustainable healthcare services with decentralised financing. The government has recognised healthcare financing reforms, including health insurance, as par…

[Addis Fortune] Recently, the Ethiopian government's attention has been turned to universal and sustainable healthcare services with decentralised financing. The government has recognised healthcare financing reforms, including health insurance, as part of the strategy to improve access to quality health services in an equitable, efficient and sustainable way.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Standards Watchdog Maintains Tough Stance On Closed Dairy Firms

[New Times] the Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has vowed to continue with the crackdown on uncertified dairy products makers. This follows pleas by some of the dairy firms that were ordered to cease production by RSB due to lack of necessary quality requ…

[New Times] the Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has vowed to continue with the crackdown on uncertified dairy products makers. This follows pleas by some of the dairy firms that were ordered to cease production by RSB due to lack of necessary quality requirements three months ago to be allowed to resume operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

New Key Cutters Duplicate Any Keys

[Addis Fortune] Lauren Elliot is a British citizen working as a volunteer in Ethiopia. She rented a condominium house from someone who re-rented it. When he handed over the house to her, he gave her five keys that he said were not able to be cloned. Sh…

[Addis Fortune] Lauren Elliot is a British citizen working as a volunteer in Ethiopia. She rented a condominium house from someone who re-rented it. When he handed over the house to her, he gave her five keys that he said were not able to be cloned. She trusted him.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia