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Top Minister Pledges No Job Losses In EEPCo Breakup

Published on: Sun, 2014-01-05 00:00

Subsequent to the breakup of the state-owned power utility monopoly, the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), there will be no layoffs from the thousands of employees, according to a high ranking minister, Fortune reported.

MetEC, EEPCo Transformer Saga Burst Out Of The Shell

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-04 00:00

The two state owned enterprises, the Metals and Engineering Corporation (MetEC) and the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), are locked in a serious dispute over locally manufactured power transformers that the former supplied to the later, The Reporter reported.

Mining Companies Present Complaints To PM Office

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-04 00:00

The governments of Ethiopia and China signed a bilateral cooperation agreement to jointly undertake a geophysical study in South Western part of Ethiopia. The two countries agreed that the Geological Survey institutes of both countries will jointly undertake the study. The government of China will cover the cost of the project and provide equipment and experts required for the project. The Reporter reported.

Ethiopia Aims To Finish Dam In 3 Years

Published on: Sat, 2014-01-04 00:00

Project manager Semegnew Bekele described the mega-dam as a "flagship" project for Ethiopia, ultimately aimed at improving citizens' lives, according to worldbulletin.net report.

Ministry Briefs Parliament On Negotiation Progress With Riparian Countries

Published on: Fri, 2014-01-03 00:00

The House of Peoples' Representatives heard detailed clarification on the progress of negotiation Water, Irrigation and Energy Ministry entered with lower Nile riparian countries on the Grand Renaissance Dam issues.

Out Of 13 City’s Under Construction Bridges, Squares Three Go Operational

Published on: Fri, 2014-01-03 00:00

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Ethiopia Earns Over 164 mln US Dollars From Manufacturing Sector

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-02 10:15

Ethiopia has secured 164.7 million US dollars in revenue from the manufacturing sector during the past five months, according to the Ministry of Industry (MoI), WIC reported.

Allana To Build 371 mln Birr Meat Processing Plant

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-02 00:00

The Ministry of Industry and Allanasons Ltd, India's largest exporter of processed food products, signed an agreement that enables the latter to build a meat processing plant at a cost of 371 million birr, WIC reported.

Khartoum To Host New Round Of Nile Dam Talks On Saturday

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-02 00:00

The Sudanese capital Khartoum will host a new round of tripartite talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Saturday to discuss issues related to Ethiopia’s new Nile dam, Egypt's Ahramonline reported quoting the state news agency MENA.

Modjo-Hawassa Highway Project To Be Commenced Soon

Published on: Thu, 2014-01-02 00:00

Written By Biruk Amante

Preparations are underway to begin the construction of the 4-lane dual carriageway Modjo-Hawassa highway project, according to the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA), WIC reported.

Authority Communication Directorate Director told WIC that the 210-km highway project will be implemented in four phases.

The first phase consists of the construction of Modjo-Meki new asphalt road and the second phase includes the construction of asphalt road between Meki-Zeway, he said.


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