Tag: ethiopia

Egypt pledges to stop anti-peace forces threatening Ethiopia

Egypt pledges to stop anti-peace forces threatening Ethiopia
April 20, 2017
Africa/World

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, has told local media that north African neighbour Egypt had agreed to stop the activities …More Here

Addis Ababa Letter: Africa’s long love affair with khat

Addis Ababa Letter: Africa’s long love affair with khat
April 12, 2017
Addis News

By James Jeffrey in Addis Ababa – After a year in Ethiopia I couldn’t help noticing how many residents in …More Here

World Bank approves $150m loan to bring Ethiopia’s dry ports to international standards

World Bank approves $150m loan to bring Ethiopia’s dry ports to international standards
April 6, 2017
Addis News

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2017—The World Bank’s Executive Board today approved a new $150 million project to increase the efficiency of …More Here

Ethiopia and Tanzania to build Africa’s biggest cargo hub in Dar es Salaam

Ethiopia and Tanzania to build Africa’s biggest cargo hub in Dar es Salaam
April 1, 2017
Africa/World

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, is in Tanzania to strengthen ties with President John Magufuli. The two leaders announced plans …More Here

Ethiopia to turn site of deadly landfill collapse into park

Ethiopia to turn site of deadly landfill collapse into park
March 18, 2017
Addis News

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says it will turn the landfill where 113 people were killed in a garbage …More Here

Ethiopia trash dump death toll rises to 113

Ethiopia trash dump death toll rises to 113
March 15, 2017
Addis News

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The death toll from a landslide at a dump in the Ethiopian capital …More Here

City shuts 121 shops located in parking lots of buildings

City shuts 121 shops located in parking lots of buildings
February 24, 2017
Addis News

The Addis Ababa Trade Bureau closed 121 shops for conducting business in underground parking areas of buildings. Most of the …More Here

Dangote Set to Diversify Investment in Ethiopia

Dangote Set to Diversify Investment in Ethiopia
February 7, 2017
Business

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn conferred with the Nigerian business tycoon Aliko Dangote Friday. During the course of the meeting, the …More Here

Are cars a luxury?: How Ethiopia is taxing vehicles off the road – BBC

Are cars a luxury?: How Ethiopia is taxing vehicles off the road – BBC
January 16, 2017
Addis News

Owning a car for many Ethiopians – even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world’s fastest-growing …More Here

Millions in Ethiopia affected by recent drought in southern region

Millions in Ethiopia affected by recent drought in southern region
January 15, 2017
Addis News

The Ethiopian government estimates it will need around 920 million dollars for urgent humanitarian assistance. The country is battling drought …More Here