Construction Exhibition Brings Local, Global Industry Leaders Together

Ethio-Con Exhibition

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ashenafi Merede, a businessman, was cheerful when leaving the compound of the Addis Abeba Exhibition & Marketing Development Enterprise (AAEMDE) on the evening of Wednesday, September 17, 2014. He had just visited the 11th Ethio-Con Exhibition, which was organised by the Ethiopian Construction Contractors Association (ECCA). The exhibition, named “Construction: Path […]

Ethiopia’s Farms and finance

Addis Adama Highway

By Nicholas Norbrook in Addis Ababa The government has a mission to use a strong state to build infrastructure and develop the industrial and agricultural sectors. It argues that it could repeat the rapid growth of East Asia in the 1990s, but critics warn about intimidation of the opposition and the risks of crony capitalism. The rebel […]

Construction Awards Honour Greats

Nigussie Tebege

Nigussie Tebege honoured for outstanding lifetime achievement, whilst Mugher Cement recognised for contribution to industry. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The Ethiopian Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) has honoured Nigussie Tebege, professor emeritus, for his outstanding lifetime achievements in the Ethiopian construction industry, at a ceremony held at the Addis Hilton Hotel. Concluding its third […]