Tirualem.aJuly 30, 20211min300

The fifth World Leather Congress and International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Society IULTCS is set to feature Skylight Hotel in Addis Ababa, from November 1 to 5, 2021. Ethiopia was picked for the event, after fulfilling various requirements among interested peer African countries. The annual episode was skipped in 2020, due to covid19.


Ashenafi EndaleJune 29, 20211min2230

Africa needs to create 60 million jobs in post covid19, annually, in a bid to clear the backlogs, according to Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). She stressed on Africa’s recovery during the ministerial meeting of Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET), in Addis Ababa, where the three states signed agreement to form a steering committee.


Ashenafi EndaleJune 9, 20211min2030

Electronic tax payment system dubbed e-tax is launched, in a bid to enable businesses to pay tax online. The Ministry of Revenue has signed agreement with five banks that includes Birhan International Bank, Dashen, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, United Bank, and Awash International Banks, today at Hyatt Regency Hotel. Other banks are expected to follow suit.
e-tax is developed by Derash, a platform formed under the Information Network Security Agency (INSA). The system is highly expected to reduce taxpayers’ strains and queues while paying tax physically, at the ministry’s branches.


Ashenafi EndaleJune 3, 20211min5330

Zamzam Bank SC has started operation naming its first branch Alif, located around Wollo Sefer, Bole district in Addis Ababa. Zamzam has become the first full fledged non-interest bank to operate in Ethiopia. The grand inauguration ceremony today was attended by Yinager Dessie, governor of central bank of Ethiopia, and Grand Mufti Haji Idris, among others.


Ashenafi EndaleMay 24, 20211min4380

The Ethiopian Ministry of foreign Affairs called the decision ‘ill-advised measure to unnecessarily overshadow the elections’, in a statement released on May 24, 2021. US president Joe Biden’s administration restricted economic and security assistance to Ethiopia, followed by visa restrictions on Ethiopian and Eritrean officials in relation with the six months military
operation in Tigray region of Ethiopia.

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