Ethiopian Business Review

Ethiopia has seen some surprising developments this month, with the recent lifting of the state of emergency during a parliamentary session in early June, and the release of more than 500 people held on corruption and terrorism related charges. Prominent businesspeople and government officials, including Melaku Fenta, former Director General of the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA), Nega Gebreegziabher and Fikru Maru (MD), were among those who had corruption-related charges against them dropped and were released from detention. 

Friday, 06 July 2018 19:41
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Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliner on June 6, 2018, once again leading the way in fleet expansion and modernization in Africa.

Friday, 08 June 2018 21:00
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The end of the Italian occupation of Ethiopia, which was marked by the return of Emperor Haile Selassie I was celebrated for the 77th time on May 5th (Patriots’ Victory Day) in Arat Kilo, at the heart of Addis Ababa. The celebration commemorated the sacrifice of the patriots who lost their lives during the fight to put an end to Italy’s occupation in 1941, and was held in the presence of veteran fighters, and higher level government officials, including President Mulatu Teshome and Diriba Kuma, mayor of Addis Ababa, as well as the representatives of various international and regional organizations, and city residents. Thousands of Ethiopians and tourists crowded the streets to join in the festivities; and some major roads across the capital were adorned with signs celebrating the occasions.

Sunday, 03 June 2018 17:10
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