Ethiopia’s First Private Satellite TV Broadcasting License Issued

Friday 19th of August 2016 01:44:52 PM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority (EBA) has issued the very first private satellite TV broadcasting license in Ethiopia for Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC). Commenting on the…


Ethiopia: 6 Airports’ Expansion Work to Be Finalized

Thursday 18th of August 2016 09:13:00 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Expansion projects being undertaken in Ethiopia over 6 airports would be concluded in the current fiscal year, Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) disclosed. This also includes Bol…


Ethiopia: Ethio-Telecom Made 28 Billion Birr

Thursday 18th of August 2016 09:12:14 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Ethiopia’s telecom monopole, Ethio-Telecom, disclosed it has made a total of 28 billion Birr in 2015/2016 fiscal year. According to the CEO of Ethio-Telecom, Andualem Admasie…


Ethiopia Aims at 1,500 Megawatts from Wind Energy

Thursday 18th of August 2016 09:07:43 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Ethiopia’s Government aims to set up wind power projects that can create 1,500 Megawatts during the second Growth and Transformation Plan Period (GTP II). The government intends…


Ethiopia: Ethiopian Received Second Airbus

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 02:43:02 PM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and the largest African airline, has taken another leap forward by receiving its second Airbus A350 XWB, which arrived at Addis Ababa Bole I…


Ethiopia: Salt Factory in Semera Goes Operational

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 02:41:53 PM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Salt factory which was built at an outlay of 300 million Birr in Semera town, Afar State, has gone operational. The factory is built by investors from Ethiopia and Turkey. The…


Ethiopia Developed 2.7 Million Hectares of Land by Irrigation

Tuesday 16th of August 2016 09:35:44 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Ethiopia developed around 2.7 million hectares of land by irrigation in the just concluded fiscal year. This was disclosed by the Ministry of Farming and Natural Resources (FNR).


Ethiopia: Ethiopian’s Airbus Start London Heathrow Route

Tuesday 16th of August 2016 09:33:04 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Africa’s first and most technologically advanced aircraft Airbus A350 XWB will be launched on the London Heathrow route as of 14th August 2016. Passengers on Ethiopian daily…


Ethiopia: New Meter Taxi to Start Giving Service

Tuesday 16th of August 2016 09:31:32 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments New meter taxis, 15 in number, are set to commence giving service in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, soon. The service provider, Addis Meter Taxi, was founded by 50 investors in…


Ethiopia: Ethiopian’s MRO Completed Modifications of 10 Dreamliners

Tuesday 16th of August 2016 09:30:33 AM  |  2Merkato

View Comments Ethiopian Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), one of the finest aircraft, engine and components maintenance and overhaul centers in Africa and the Middle East, has achieved ano…