August 09

  • Ethiopia: WB Commits U.S. $5 Billion to Boost Electricity Generation in Six African Countries

    Reporter

    The World Bank Group on Wednesday committed USD 5 billion in new technical and financial support for energy projects in six African countries-- Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia,... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Filmmaker Michel Papatakis Passes Away

    Reporter

    The renowned and one of the pioneers of the Ethiopian film industry, Michel Papatakis, passed away at the age of 87 last week. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: New Air Transport Policy in the Making

    Reporter

    The Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) and the Ministry of Transport (MoTr) are drafting a new national air transport policy. At a press conference held on Monday,... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ninth Ethiopian Diaspora Business Forum Awards Three Entrepreneurs

    Reporter

    Munir Duri, Founder and CEO of Kifiya Financial Technology PLC, and Daniel Gizaw, CEO of dVentus Technology PLC, have jointly won the 2014 Pioneer Diaspora Business Person of the... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Quorum Issue Stalls UDJ-Aeup Merger

    Reporter

    "NEBE created a hurdle to the merger," AEUP President "The problem is the party's internal issue," NEBE official The anticipated merger between the All Ethiopia Unity Party (AEUP)... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Obama Declares First U.S.-Africa Summit an 'Extraordinary Event'

    Reporter

    The first summit between the US and nearly all African countries was declared an overall success on Thursday by President of the United States, Barack Obama. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: IATA Recognizes Ethiopian Aviation Academy

    Reporter

    Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation academy in Africa, has joined IATA's global training partner network as an IATA Authorized Training Center. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Diasporas Face Every Challenge for Success - Eda

    ERTA

    The Ethiopian Diaspora Association (EDA) said that Ethiopian diasporas having taken different development activities in the country should work for success whatever obstacles they... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Firms Express Readiness for Floriculture Investment in Ethiopia

    ERTA

    Two American Equity Fund Firm heads express readiness to engage in Ethiopia in floriculture and installing fuel pipeline from Djibouti to Addis Ababa. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ethiopian Airlines to Introduce Nigerian Inflight Menu

    Daily Trust

    Managing director of Ethiopian International Services, Esayas Woldemariam, has said plans were underway for Nigerian menu to be introduced as part of its inflight treats for... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: More Crop for the Drop [opinion]

    Reporter

    The United Nations has called drought the "world's costliest natural disaster," both financially, imposing an annual cost of USD 6-8 billion, and in human terms; since Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Motives and Thoughts

    Reporter

    As Ethiopia's economic growth keeps rocking the charts, the country will continue to get capture the attention of investors from all over the world. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Lesson From India [opinion]

    Reporter

    We have to congratulate the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) for opening so many universities in such a short time,- but the Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Price Control - Brewing Investment or Gambling? [opinion]

    Reporter

    Finishing up his daily work, Kassahun, a middle-aged man, rushes out to meet his friend Samson, a taxi driver who was parked near Kassahun's Car Workshop. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Beautiful Addis Outstripping Filthy Accra [opinion]

    Reporter

    Ethiopia's metropolis presents itself in good shape compared to West Africa's Ghana.After spending five weeks in Addis last year, I couldn't hold myself back from planning another... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: In Defense of Ethiopia's Dam and Its National Interest [opinion]

    Reporter

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  • Ethiopia: Visiting the Hottest Place On Earth [opinion]

    Reporter

    From the Salt Lake situated more than 100 meters below sea level, to the Mars-looking landscape in Dallol to the most active volcano in the world, the Danakil Depression is indeed... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: People Visit Addis for a Variety of Reasons [opinion]

    Reporter

    Professor Coral Rendle-Short, my aunt, was Foundation Professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the newly-developing Medical Faculty at the then Haile-Selassie I... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Booming Soft Power Diplomacy [opinion]

    Reporter

    In any foreign relation there are two types of power exercises. These are soft and hard power exercises. Soft power is all about winning foreign hearts and minds Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Labor Cries At the Blast Furnace

    Reporter

    Stepping into the compound that features hills of scrapped metals and screeching sounds from the halls filled with roaring machines can easily make one feel uncomfortable. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Rights Entail Responsibility [opinion]

    Reporter

    Each and every stakeholder involved in nation-building must first and foremost give priority to the rule of law. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Quarter of a Trillion Worth

    Reporter

    Assets of the state-owned Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), the country's largest commercial bank, reached 242.7 billion birr in the 2013/14 fiscal year, Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Improvement Should Allay Its Critics [opinion]

    Reporter

    Regarding the Houston Chronicle editorial about Ethiopia, "Do Better" (Page B7, July 29), while one can take a snapshot of Ethiopia's current political, economic and Read more »



August 08

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