Ethiopia: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:41 pm
In 2012, East Africa had a deficit in corn production. This year, thanks to plenty of rain, it is expecting a surplus, according to a report in CoastWeek. Increased corn production in Uganda and Tanzania will boost supply beyond local demand, Eastern African Grain Council Executive Director Gerald Masila told journalists in Nairobi during the launch […]
Makula Dunbar, 12:45 pm
Japan says the fact that Ethiopia achieves 1 billion dollar Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flow in to the country shows how focused the government is to develop the sector.
Steven J. Smith, 9:00 am
“‘Made in Africa’ has become a strong brand,” says soleRebels founder and Ethiopian, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu. “We can make something from nothing. We set the bar high, to be the Nike of Africa.”
Jeffrey Cavanaugh, 7:00 am
While most stories out Africa — that make it into the Western press — tend to paint a perpetually gloomy picture of a continent in turmoil, behind the scenes an economic revolution is taking place which promises to lift millions out poverty. So, which countries are Africa’s economic lions and what is behind their record of growth?
Ann Brown, 8:00 pm
China has made yet another major deal in Africa. This time, with Ethiopia. China’s Huawei Technologies signed a $700-million agreement with Ethiopia to expand mobile phone infrastructure and introduce high-speed 4G broadband network in the capital Addis Ababa and 3G service throughout the country, reports Independent Online. It’s not Huawei’s first deal in Africa. The […]
Dana Sanchez, 4:01 pm
From AllAfrica. By 2040, Carlos Lopes predicts most African countries will be middle income, Africa will have the largest work force of any continent, and it will be the youngest workforce. Lopes was appointed U.N. undersecretary-general a year ago. He also serves as executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa based in Addis Ababa, in charge […]
Dana Sanchez, 10:49 am
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki and Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhan are scheduled to consult today on implementing a joint cooperation agreement between Sudan and South Sudan, according to a report in AllAfrica. Mbeki will meet with Sudan president Omer Hassan al-Bashir, Vice President Ali Osman Taha and Sudan’s negotiating team, Sudan spokesman Abubakr […]
Makula Dunbar, 1:06 pm
China Jiangsu International and the Addis Ababa Education Bureau on Tuesday signed an agreement to construct two schools in the Ethiopian capital.The China-Africa Friendship Schools Project will cost 60 million Chinese yuan (around 9.6 million U. S. dollars).
Makula Dunbar, 4:08 pm
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly half of the worlds usable, uncultivated land but so far the continent has not been able to develop these unused tracts, estimated at more than 202 million hectares, to dramatically reduce poverty and boost growth, jobs, and shared prosperity.
Makula Dunbar, 2:05 pm
Bloomberg Business Week recently reported that Hilton, Marriott International Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide have set greater sights on Africa, a continent whose tourism industries show great promise — and whose middle class has seen impressive growth.
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