Archive for December, 2011

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.

“Awramba Times”: More powerful than…

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets,” fretted Napoleon Bonaparte, dictator of France, as he summed up his determination to crush that country’s independent press. For dictator Meles Zenawi, Awramba Times, the tip of the spear of press freedom in Ethiopia, is more to be ...