Category Archives: Articles

Setting Up New Business in Ethiopia

By | September 22, 2010

Located in the horn of Africa, Ethiopia is the largest country in the Easter sub-region next to the Republic of Sudan of over 1.14 million square kilometers of land area about 13.2 million hector of 12% is cultivable, 40% is pastureland and this together with seasonal rainfall and abundant water resource has made agriculture the mainstay of the… Read More »

Mining in Ethiopia: Mining Law in Perspective

By | September 22, 2010

Mining is one of the best areas of investment in Ethiopia.  If you wonder to know the legal requirements of mining investment in Ethiopia here are the details. According to the information released by the Ethiopian Investment authority, Ethiopia offers excellent opportunities for mineral prospecting and development. There is favorable geological environment hosting a wide variety of mineral… Read More »

How To Get a Work Permit in Ethiopia

By | September 22, 2010

Travel and Visas in Ethiopia Are you planning to come to Ethiopia for work? Do you want to know how you can get a work permit here in Ethiopian? Here is significant information in this regard. Enjoy reading it. Except some security issues, which are common for any country, there are no travel restrictions in Ethiopia. Except on… Read More »

Foreign Capital Registration in Ethiopia

By | September 22, 2010

Procedures and conditions Do you know the procedures and conditions for foreign capital registration in Ethiopia? According to Article 11.5 of the investment proclamation No 280/2002, all foreign investments recognized and registered by the National bank of Ethiopia at the initial stage of the investment, including investments made through a concessionary or a partnership agreement with the government… Read More »

Divorce and Its Effects Under Ethiopian Family Law

By | September 22, 2010

If you wonder to know how marriage dissolves in Ethiopia here is some brief note. In Ethiopia, there are three forms of marriage. i.e. Civil, Customary And Religious Marriages. But the effect of dissolution of all forms of marriage is the same. The Three Ways of Dissolution of Marriage There are three causes of dissolution of marriage in… Read More »

When Do I Need To Move Out Of My House? A Guide for the Debtor in Bankruptcy Who is Surrendering Property

By | September 22, 2010

I have filed for bankruptcy and indicated my intention to surrender the property. When do I need to move out of the house? You can move out at any time. Take whatever steps you want, such as canceling the utilities, shutting off the water, etc. but do lock up the house for security. You can call or write… Read More »

Q&A: The Residential Real Estate Crisis and the Local Hispanic Community

By | September 22, 2010

It’s no secret the real estate bubble has burst. But the local Hispanic community, in particular, is feeling the impact. As home values have declined, so has work for real estate agents and brokers, loan brokers, contractors, construction workers, and those who depend on them such as insurance brokers, cleaners, maintenance workers, and others.  Many of the same… Read More »

Adoption in Ethiopia

By | September 21, 2010

According to Ethiopian family law Adoption can be described as an agreement that may be created between a person and a child or between government or private orphanages and the adopted child. This idea can be found at Article 180 and 192 of The Ethiopian Family Code stated respectively. As per the Ethiopian law of adoption the adopter… Read More »

Top 10 Ways To Torpedo Your Texas Personal Injury Case

By | September 21, 2010

Failing to notify the police after the accident & and giving a statement before speaking to a personal injury lawyer Failing to timely obtain medical treatment and hiding all injuries from your doctor and failing to cooperate with your doctor Signing insurance company documents before calling a lawyer or attorney and allowing the insurance company to get your… Read More »

Filing the I-751 Petition When Separated

By | September 21, 2010

When a foreigner marries a U.S. citizen and is granted an I-551 Permanent Resident green card, often the card is only good for two years.  Why?  Because they were married less than two years when the card was issued and the U.S. government wants to monitor their case to see if the marriage lasts. When a two year card is issued, it is called… Read More »