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Investment

Media owners meet for maiden Ethiopian Media Council assembly

Established with the aim of contributing to the development of professional and responsible media in Ethiopia, Ethiopia Media Council today held its maiden general assembly in the capital Addis Ababa.

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Politics

Ethiopia secures $40 million to conduct free election next May

Supporting Ethiopia’s ongoing democratization process and reform, The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and donor countries have provided $40 million financial support to the Electoral Board of Ethiopia.

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Finance

Ethiopia collects $5 billion tax

The revenue authority of Ethiopia says it has collected 145 billion birr ($5 billion) during the first nine months of Ethiopian fiscal year started July 8, 2018.

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Construction

Knowledgeable mayors drive change in Ethiopia’s cities

A three-day multi-stakeholder capacity development meeting to support the building of effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels of the Ethiopian urban governance system is held in Addis Ababa.

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Economy

UNECA celebrates 60th anniversary in Ethiopia

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Monday celebrates its 60th anniversary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Environment

Africa Adaptation Initiative response to continental biggest challenge

African Adaptation Initiative is expected to be an opportunity to consider the most effective measures to help close the Adaptation Gap in Africa, which experts estimate to be between $7 billion and $15 billion per year by 2020, increasing thereafter.

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Finance

African Development Bank transparency ranking improves

The 2018 Aid Transparency Index Report, released by ‘Publish what you Fund’ has ranked the African Development Bank 4th among 45 development organizations, lifting the Bank by six positions since 2016.