Turkey’s Acibadem reaches out to Ethiopian patients

Istanbul, Turkey The Turkish giant hospital Acibadem Healthcare Group is working to treat more Ethiopian patients who want to travel abroad for medical services. The group can treat cancer, heart problems, vitro fertilization, organ trans¬plantation (liver, kidney, bone marrow) and spine problems. The group which has made an agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to transport patients […]

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Inside Job

First suspects appear in court after 300 million birr bank heist Ringleader evades capture Twenty-three people have been arrested for stealing over 300 million birr by creating fake checking accounts at both private banks and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. The Addis Ababa Police Commission, who carried out the arrests said most of the money […]

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Street vendors hawking contraband products

The Addis Ababa City Trade Bureau says most clothing, shoes and electronic items being sold by street vendors are sourced from contraband trade. According to the Bureau, boutiques also negotiating with illegal street vendors to sell their items on a commission basis. The Bureau says many customs offices are culpable because they sell reimbursed properties […]

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Strict safety rules come to construction sites

The Addis Ababa City Construction Bureau has drafted a new health safety construction regulation requiring contractors to fulfill mandatory safety materials and procedures before they start work. The proclamation forces the contactors to provide the necessary safety dress and shoes, have separate toilets and dressing rooms for both genders, showers, dining rooms, a clinic with […]

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