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Prominent agriculture expert passes away

Prominent soil scientist and former state minister of agriculture, Tekalign Mammo, (Prof.) who won the prestigious International Fertilizer Industry Association’s (IFA) Norman Borlaug Award, passed away of natural causes, his family announced on Wednesday.

New year count down

President Mulatu Teshome (PhD) officially launched the New Year countdown celebration Thursday at Sheraton Addis. The celebration has the theme, “Era of Rising” and started Thursday and will go on until The New Year’s Eve, September 10, 2017.

ECX boss resigns

Ermias Eshetu, the CEO of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX), has tendered his resignation letter to the board of directors of the trading enterprise.

Continental Bank disburses USD 60 mln to Ethiopian firms

By Birhanu Fikade, Mahe Islands, Seychelles

Trade and Development Bank (TDB) of Eastern and Southern Africa has confirmed that it has disbursed an amount close to USD 60 million for companies that have submitted projects on hotel development, steel manufacturing and the like in addition to financing for the Ethiopian Airlines Group, the fastest growing airline in the continent.