Archive for the ‘Manufacturing’ Category

Ethiopia to Enact Stricter Regulation on Petroleum Industry

Friday, March 9th, 2012

The Ministry of Water and Energy is preparing a draft proclamation to properly regulate the petroleum industry in Ethiopia according to Wendimu Tekle, State Minister for Water and Energy.

Africa’s Most Successful Women: Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Every now and then, I profile outstanding African women who’re making giant strides in business, politics, technology, entrepreneurship and leadership on the continent and elsewhere around the world. This week, I profile the spectacular Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, an Ethiopian entrepreneur and the founder of SoleRebels, a thriving eco-sensitive footwear brand ...

Ethiopian Billionaire’s Cement Plant to Start Output This Month

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Derba MIDROC Cement Plc, Ethiopia’s biggest cement factory, said it will start production within the “next 10 days,” helping end a shortage of the building material in Africa’s fourth-largest economy.

Further Results from Ethiopian Mines Announced by Nyota

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Nyota Minerals has announced assay results for a further 32 diamond and reverse circulation drill holes covering the main Tulu Kapi ore body and step out targets, with positive infill results underpinning the resource base. The results will help upgrade the Tulu Kapi resource according Richard Chase Chief Executive Officer of ...

Ethiopian Sugar to Raise Sugar Output

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation announced plans to raise national sugar production from 300 thousand to 2.25 million tonnes annually. The corporation has begun extensive efforts towards increased sugar production according to Yilma Tibebu Corporation Public Head.

Allana Potash appoints BNP Paribas as advisor for Ethiopian potash project debt financing

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Allana Potash Corp. (TSE:AAA)(OTCQX: ALLRF) said Monday it has hired investment bank BNP Paribas as financial advisor for the structuring of a debt financing, which will be used for the construction of the company's Ethiopian potash project.

Company Initiates Environmental Study on its Ethiopian Potash Project

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Allana Potash Corp. announced that it had awarded an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study(ESIA) on its Ethiopia potash project to Environmental Resources Management (ERM).

Ethiopia might import SA coal via Berbera Port

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise is to import coal from South Africa with the aim of securing a sustainable supply of coal as an alternative source of energy for cement factories in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia might import SA coal via Berbera Port

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise is to import coal from South Africa with the aim of securing a sustainable supply of coal as an alternative source of energy for cement factories in Ethiopia.

UDJ says tax burden imposed on the Business Community is unwise and unjust

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

A press statement issued by Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ)Although the private sector of the economy in Ethiopia started to function with some degree of policy guidance some 60 years ago, it is still at the crawling stage. During the era of the monarchy, a somewhat conducive environment was ...