Total Cements New Partnerships

May 26 , 2021

Total Ethiopia has launched new partnerships with the seven-decade-old Tomoca Coffee Plc and Sefa & Family Plc, a tyre services provider with over a decade of experience. Total Ethiopia has inaugurated integrated services at its stations in the Kera Bulgaria are and in Mesqel Square, where customers can now enjoy a cup of Tomoca coffee or get their tyres serviced by Sefa & Family. "These partnerships are one of many others to come soon to innovate with new services in our stations all over Ethiopia, and also to renovate our shops in the city of Addis,” said Thibault Lesueur, managing director of the company. Total Ethiopia operates over 160 service stations and five depots across the country.


Ethiopian Seafarers Contribute $50m Annually in Remittances

Ethiopian Maritime Authority disclosed 50 million dollars in annual remittances from seafarers deployed internationally. Abdulber Shemsu, the director general of the Authority, said Ethiopia's membership in the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), establishes global standards and guidelines for safe, secure, and environmentally sustainable shipping practices. With 176 member countries and three associate member countries, including Ethiopia, the IMO provides a framework for ensuring...


AfDB Launches $1.5m Initiative to Propel Agro-Industrial Parks

A 1.5 million dollar initiative for the development of three Agro-industrial parks was commenced last week. Financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the project includes feasibility studies, a master plan, and an environmental and social impact assessment. The Phase Two project, which includes capacity building for stakeholders, was initiated last week with an agreement between Semereta Sewasew, state minister for Finance and Gunther Beger, managing director of UNIDO. Semereta said...


Cabinet Approves Public Service Legislation

Council of Ministers has unanimously approved the legislation that aims to raise the competency and professionalism of public service in the country. The Federal Civil Servants Proclamation is pending ratification from Parliament. The decision was made during the 30th meeting of the Cabinet last week, which follows the ratification of the public service and administrative policy. Currently, the 176 federal agencies within 22 ministries, collectively employ around two million people. The polic...