Ethiopia: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 2:33 pm
Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 7:36 pm
People are often surprised to learn how many unique, kid-accessible adventures there are in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 6:43 pm
By adding value to their raw materials locally, African countries could diversify their technological capabilities and expand skills, an expert says.
The continent needs more strong industries that add value to raw materials before exporting them.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 1:47 pm
UNICEF holds a two-day chronic malnutrition conference in Paris revealing that loss of productivity and health care costs related to child malnutrition in Africa amounts to $25 billion annually.
Dana Sanchez, 7:17 pm
Catalyst Principal Partners, a private equity firm with offices in Nairobi, has bought a 50 percent stake in Yes Brands Food & Beverages, an Ethiopian bottled mineral water company, and plans to invest in other East African companies.
Dana Sanchez, 1:45 pm
Despite economic growth and optimism in Africa, perceptions vary greatly between global business leaders doing business in Africa and those who have not yet invested there, according to the the Ernst & Young Africa Attractiveness Survey 2013.
Dana Sanchez, 2:36 pm
With Swedish exports down 3.6 percent in 2012 and afraid of being stuck in a slow-growth economy, Sweden is targeting Africa to revive trade.
Dana Sanchez, 11:21 pm
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the AU Commission met Tuesday to discuss eliminating hunger in Africa with African ministers of agriculture and rural development and representatives from Brazil, China and Vietnam.
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