Japanese company monopoly of NTE questioned

http://capitalethiopia.com By Muluken Yewondwossen Legal issues have erupted related to the monopolization of the National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) by private companies related to the full privatization proc...

Global economic growth offering new opportunities

http://capitalethiopia.com By Eskedar Kifle Africa’s eastern countries are experiencing the most rapid economic growth on the continent.Djibouti, Ethiopia,Rwanda and the United Republic of Tanzania, underpin...

Adwa Pan Africa University awaits completion

http://capitalethiopia.com By Tesfaye Getnet The completed design and the full cost of the of Adwa Pan Africa University has not been finalized yet despite the fact that PM Hailemariam Desalegn and Uganda’s ...

Unibra sells off shares at Zebidar to Castel

http://capitalethiopia.com By Staff Reporter Belgian brewery, Unibra Group and Castel Group, which owns BGI Ethiopia sealed a deal to transfer Unibra’s share of the recently joined brewery Zebidar, to Castel...

Explosives bound for Ethiopia mistakenly confiscated

http://capitalethiopia.com By Muluken Yewondwossen Explosive equipment that was being transported to an Ethiopian dynamite supply company has been seized by the Greek Coast Guard under suspicion that the car...

Breweries jack up retail prices

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Dawit Taye Local breweries in Ethiopia are set to introduce price adjustments (increases) to their products starting today, The Reporter has learnt. BGI Ethiopia, the bottler o...

A violin wizard on stage in Addis

http://capitalethiopia.com By Eskedar Kifle Italian born violin wizard Luca Ciarla held a performance on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Italian Cultural Institute G. Verdi Auditorium. The globally recog...

Egypt and Ethiopia’s aviation cooperation

http://capitalethiopia.com By Daniel Amare Egyptair is one of the top airways in Africa along with South Africa and Ethiopian airlines. It is one of Africa’s largest and oldest airlines, and carried over nin...

New government, new possibilities

http://capitalethiopia.com By Eskedar Kifle Somaliland, a country that is yet to be recognized as an independent state from Somalia held its third presidential election on November 2017. A delegation along w...

Tamerat and Aselefech leads Boston elites field

http://capitalethiopia.com By Michael Samson Organizers of the Boston Marathon have announced Ethiopian and rival Kenyan dominated full elite field for the IAAF Gold Label road race on 16 April. Between them...

Ethiopia Bunna signs Ugandan Boban Bogere

http://capitalethiopia.com By Michael Samson After three consecutive matches without a win and sitting ninth in the table with 12 points from eleven matches, in poor form Ethiopia Bunna signed a striker from...

Selective prisoner release begins

http://capitalethiopia.com By Muluken Yewondwossen On Monday January 15, Attorney General Getachew Ambaye announced the government would pardon 528 individuals currently in prison, and two days later it bega...

Dedebit Women’s side leads table comfortably

http://capitalethiopia.com By Michael Samson The new Ethiopian Women’s Soccer League season appears to be business as usual for the double defending champions, Dedebit FC taking full command of the table. Lo...
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Many dead in Woldia’s Epiphany Festival

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Staff Reporter A number of people have been reported dead in a clash between the security forces and the youth that swarmed the streets of Woldia, a town in the Amhara Regional...
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Detainees over Woldia’s Epiphany clash released

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Dawit Endeshaw All detainees in relation to the two-day Epiphany Festival conflict of Woldia Town, located in Northern Wolo Zone of the Amhara Regional State, have been release...

Refining the idea of a refinery

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Asrat Seyoum Last week, Zemedeneh Nigatu, Fairfax Africa Fund Global chairman, blast on the local and international media outlets with his USD 4 billion oil refinery project p...

A hero’s welcome

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Brook Abdu None but one phrase best describes the commotion around the gates of Kilinto prison and in the vicinities of Merera Gudina’s (PhD) home to congratulate the famous ...

Decision to free detainees lauded far and wide

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Yonas Abiye Western governments as well as global human rights advocates and others have commended the Ethiopian government for releasing prominent opposition politician Merera...

Ethiopia, Somaliland aim to strengthen relationship

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Samuel Getachew The newly-elected president of Somaliland led a high-level delegation to Addis Ababa for two days on Tuesday looking to expand the bilateral relationship betw...

Authority sues firms for price-gouging

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Dawit Endeshaw The Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Authority has sued 15 local steel bar producers and importers for jacking up prices following devaluation of the bi...

Int’l trade union laments labor exploitation

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Birhanu Fikade Campaigns for minimum wage in Africa The International Trade Unions Confederation (ITUC) joining African trade unions campaigning for a minimum wage Wednesday...

Handful of applicants edge closer to AAU presidency

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Dawit Endeshaw Following the third round of evaluation, Addis Ababa University, the oldest higher learning institution in the country, has shortlisted five applicants who are c...

Ethiopian woman killed by her husband in Las Vegas

Updated January 7, 2018 - 6:27 pm The man accused of shooting his estranged wife at her west valley workplace before turning the gun on himself Saturday night has survived and now faces a murder charge. ...

Dedebit FC is dreaming of second Premier League title

capitalethiopia.com By Michael Samson After winning five straight matches, Dedebit FC stands on top of the Premier League table and they show no signs of letting up. Getaneh Kebede, who holds the record for ...

Addis Land audit far behind schedule

capital ethiopia By Tesfaye Getnet The Addis Ababa Land Holding Registration and Information Agency had plans to audit nearly 600,000 parcels in the city by 2022. However, in the last three years only 160,00...

Intrade UK to open textile factory in Ethiopia

capital ethiopia By Tesfaye Getnet Intrade UK Ltd, a British company made an agreement with the Ethiopian Investment Commission to open a USD 100 million investment on spinning and making textiles in Mekele ...

MoT promises Access buyers solution soon

capital ethiopia By Muluken Yewondwossen The Ministry of Trade (MoT) has promised frustrated home buyers from Access Real Estate that they will settle their dilemma soon, but they did not give a specific tim...

CENSORSHIP, SURVEILLANCE & MISINFORMATION Editorial

http://capitalethiopia.com By Staff Reporter Almost all organized societies did make concerted efforts to establish institutions that were deemed essential to the smooth functioning of societies. Understandi...

Tourism conundrum

www.thereporterethiopia.com By Asrat Seyoum The past two years had been particularly hard on Ethiopia’s tourism sector. The political unrest in Oromia, Amhara and Ethio-Somali regional states have stained th...