Kenya agrees with Ethiopia for import electricity

Kenya and Ethiopia agreed on price of importing electricity

Kenya has agreed to start importing electricity from Ethiopia at $0.07 (Sh5.80) per kilowatt hour, in what the Ministry of Energy terms as a competitive rate. The deal to import 400MW was... Read more »
Ethiopian grain shop

Ethiopia’s grain market in danger?

Afrik : Desalegn Sisay A yellow wheat rust epidemic, a form of wheat fungus, is devouring crops in three major wheat-growing regional states of Ethiopia. Nonetheless, a grain shortage on the Ethiopian... Read more »
closed business in addis ababa

Ethiopia: Government shuting down price cap violator businesses

Reuters: * Addis Ababa set caps for 17 commodities * 103 businesses already shut down ADDIS ABABA, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has penalised retailers and suppliers in the capital who raised... Read more »

Kenyan exporters to Ethiopia face massive losses

The Standard :By Luke Anami Kenyan exporters could lose millions of shillings after Ethiopia, a key market, implemented price controls on major food and non-food items, mostly imported from Kenya. In what... Read more »

Ethiopia: Government plans price control on more products (Video)

Ethiopia plans to impose price controls on more products as it tries to curb inflation that is being fuelled by a lack of competition in the Horn of Africa country, a Trade... Read more »
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Ethiopia : Electric price to increase shortly Water tariff increased 300 percent

By Groum Abate : Capitalethiopia Electric The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) is considering increasing the electric tariff in the next couple of months after getting a feedback from its officers, who... Read more »
Professor seid hassan

The Futility and Damaging Effects of Ethiopian Government Price Control

By Seid Hassan Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Finance in Murray state university I. INTRODUCTION The government of Meles Zenawi announced that it was imposing price caps on select merchandize... Read more »
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Ethiopian New Year and Hoilday Markets

Wubit Teklemariam, 57, was shopping for the upcoming Ethiopian holiday, New Year, when The Reporter talked to her. She has been married for the past 39 years. She remembers she first moved... Read more »