Mar 6th, 2013
By Agencies Enat Bank, the first women’s bank in Ethiopia, was launched on Tuesday in Addis Ababa, the country’s capital. Initiated by eleven Ethiopian women and with about 7400 shareholders, the bank has been set to serve all with focus on women. Meaza Ashenafi, Chairperson of Bank Board...
In East Africa
Feb 4th, 2013
A study conducted by the Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission of Ethiopia (FEACC) reveals that the amount of money paid for the compensation and relocation of residents reached 15pc of the projected cost of the projects due to corruption. The payment were for majour government projects under...
Dec 19th, 2012
By Getachew Qannoo My father lives in a small town located in Illubabor, Ethiopia where he works as an elementary school teacher. I check in routinely and this last time he responded in his usual manner, “Waaqayoo ha ulfaatu”(May God be glorified). At the time I called him, he was picking coffee berr...