Tag: ethiopia

Ethiopia: Global Recession Looming – Inaction Has Consequences

Last week, the Office of the Prime Minister unveiled a three-year economic reform plan dubbed the "Homegrown Economic...

Ethiopia: Protecting Devotion From Cholera in Pilgrimage Sites in Ethiopia

The pilgrims come in droves. They come by foot, by vehicle and by air to the many churches...

Ethiopia: Massive State Loans Threaten CBE

Bags 17.9 billion birr profit The more than 400 billion birr loans the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE)...

Ethiopia: Supporting Start-Ups – allAfrica.com

Noel Daniel is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Kudu Ventures, the first Ethiopian Venture Capital Firm in...

Ethiopia: Remarks By Ambassador Michael Raynor At the Launch of the Advancing Economic Diversification in Ethiopia Project

Michael Raynor U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Launch of the Advancing Economic Diversification in Ethiopia Project Addis...

Ethiopia: A Young Novelist Aims High

Mihret Adal Gidi is a young novelist based in Ethiopia. A student at the Kotebe University College, she...

Ethiopia: UK’s DFID Extends GBP 120 Million Grant to Ethiopia

The United Kingdom has extended a grant of GBP 120 million which is equivalent to 4.23 billion birr,...

Ethiopia: U.S. Embassy Announces Three-Year Initiative

Targets economic growth The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa is set to help kick start a three...

Ethiopia: Planning to Fail – allAfrica.com

Planning is something I have noticed to be a very difficult endeavor for many of us Ethiopians. I...

Ethiopia: Heineken Partners With Wildlife Conservation Authority

Heineken Breweries Share Company and the Ethiopian wildlife Conservation Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding to financially...

Ethiopia: An Emerging Manufacturing Hub

Once known as just a thriving tourist destination, Hawassa, capital of the Southern Regional State, has transitioned into...

Ethiopia: Controversial Election Bill to Be Tabled for Approval Today

The House of People's Representatives (HPR) will hold its third special session today to vote on the contentious...

Ethiopia: UN Humanitarian Coordinator Calls for Support to Needy in Ethiopia

United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Ethiopia has urged the humanitarian community to further enhance support to the peoples...

Ethiopia: Forefront Software Launches Software Development Business

Forefront Software Development PLC has been granted a license by the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) to start a...

Ethiopia: Equal Pay for Equal Work

New civil service reform One of the home works that awaited the once rebel group the Ethiopian People's...

Ethiopia: Sidama Coffee to Travel to UAE

Sidama Coffee, the runner-up for the 2018/19 Ethiopian Premier League (EPL) season, is set to travel to the...

Ethiopia: Why Irecha Must Become Ethiopia’s Thanksgiving Holiday

Over a decade ago, some members of the now defunct Coalition for Unity Democracy (CUD) party debated on...

Kenya: Suspected Ethiopian Militia Kills Three Killed in Marsabit

Three people have been shot and killed in Forole, Marsabit County following an attack by suspected Ethiopian militia....

Ethiopia: ‘If We Don’t Treat This Carefully and We Meddle Things, It Will Affect the Entire Region’: ONLF Chairman On Jubaland

On Tuesday August 20, Abdirahman Mahdi Madey, chairman of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), gave a press...

Kenya: Suspected Ethiopian Militia Kills Five Herders in Marsabit

Residents of Marsabit County have Sunday woken up to the sad news of a deadly attack by suspected...

Ethiopia: Somali Regional State to Vaccinate Over Half Million Under 5 Children Against Polio

Five zones of Somali region of Ethiopia and, Somalia/Somaliland and Puntland from the WHO Africa and Eastern Mediterranean...

Ethiopia’s Future Is Tied to Water – a Vital Yet Threatened Resource in a Changing Climate

In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in a single day. This was part of the country's national...

Ethiopia: Local Admin Officials, Police Officers Detained Suspected of Involvement in West Hararghe Killing

Seven people, including senior Wereda administrators and police officers, are detained suspected of involvement in killings in West...

Ethiopia Sets to Improve Hypertension Prevention and Control At Primary Health Care Level

In an effort to improve, hypertension prevention and control at primary health care (PHC) level, The Federal Ministry...

Ethiopia Exam Agency Admits Technical Errors, Promises Review but Students Remain Frustrated, Point At Rampant Blunders in School Leaving Exam Valuation

Thousands of students continued flocking to the national exam agency building in Addis Abeba to file complaints Ministry...

Ethiopia: Chinese Firm Ploughes $70m Into Textile Plant

Kingdom (Ethiopia) Linen Plc is building a large plant in Adama for 200 million dollars Kingdom (Ethiopia) Linen's...

Ethiopia: Power Shortage Suspends Abattoir’s Operations

Finished with an expansion project that consumed half a billion Birr, Organic Export Abattoir Plc has not begun...

Ethiopia: New Directive Eases Passport Application Process

Ethiopian citizens who hold kebele identification cards and birth certificates can now obtain a passport from the Immigration,...

Ethiopia: Local 3d Printer Solveit! 2019 Top Prize Winner

The U.S. Embassy, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and iCog Labs celebrated the successful conclusion of SolveIT!...

Ethiopia: Local Shoemaker Acquires Bankrupted Tannery

Anbessa Shoe bought the tannery for 28.8 million Br Anbessa Shoe Factory S.C. acquired the company by offering...

Africa: UN Economic Commission for Africa – Statement on Rwanda

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 August 2019 (ECA) --   The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, through its...

Ethiopia: Midroc Expands Three Plants, Boosting Capacity

It is conducting a study to start a food and beverage packaging service Arega Yirdaw (PhD), CEO of...

Ethiopia: Int’l Price Cut, Illicit Trade Cripple Coffee Exports

This year's collapsing global coffee prices, which are nearly a third of prices in 2011 and the lowest...

Ethiopia: ONLF Wants Election 2020 On Time, Says If Postponed There Should Be a ‘Mechanism to Integrate Opposition, Liberation Forces Into the Federal Structure’

At a press briefing he held today at Hilton hotel in Addis Abeba, Abdirahman Mahdi Madey, chairman of...

Rwanda/Ethiopia: Cecafa U-15 – Rwanda Wallop Ethiopia to Keep Perfect Start

Rwanda U15 football team have picked a second victory to maintain their perfect start at the ongoing CECAFA...

Ethiopia: Countries Launch Synchronized Cross Border Campaign to Fight Against Polio – Somali Region of Ethiopia Alone to Vaccinate Over Half Million Under 5 Children

Polio is a highly infectious, debilitating disease which affects children and causes permanent paralysis. Polio is not curable,...

Ethiopian Authorities Arrest Journalist Mesganaw Getachew After He Films Outside Court

Nairobi — Authorities in Ethiopia should unconditionally release journalist Mesganaw Getachew, who was arrested on August 9 after...

Ethiopia Eager to Explore New Areas of Cooperation, Ambassador Says

Ethiopia wants to revamp its relations with Seychelles in trade and tourism, and explore other new avenues of...

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Airlines Adds New York’s JFK Airport to Its Network

Ethiopian Airlines, one of the fastest growing African carriers, has started three weekly services to John F Kennedy...

Sudan: Abiy Ahmed – Agreement Will Lead Peace and Progress By Determination

Celebrations begin as the Freedom Train arrives in Khartoum from Atbara. Khartoum — The Prime Minister of Ethiopian...