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Ethiopian attack on rally addressed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on June 23, 2018 in Addis Ababa

Viewpoint: Ethiopia and Zimbabwe Heighten Security in Response to Attacks on Political Rallies

From the Horn to Southern Africa similar destabilization efforts met with condemnation Two separate grenade attacks in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and the...
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World Bank report calls on Ethiopia to focus on untapped service sector

Putting more focus on the underdeveloped service sectors will result in major economic gains for Ethiopia, said a new World Bank report. According to the...
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Eritrea affirms commitment to peace agreement in border dispute with Ethiopia

Eritrean Minister of Information Yemane Gebremeskel said on Thursday his country maintains its position for the unconditional implementation of a peace agreement with Ethiopia...
European Union

EU hails Ethiopia’s decision to lift martial law

The European Union (EU) on Tuesday said Ethiopia's decision to lift martial law will help the country create a more inclusive society. In a press...
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Ethiopia’s next fiscal year budget to grow by 3.6 percent

A draft budget bill approved by the Ethiopian Council of Ministers on Saturday showed a 3.6-percent increase for the next 2018-2019 Ethiopian fiscal year. The...
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Ethiopian PM Remarks At AfCTA Conference of Ministers

The transformational opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area together with the measures needed to unlock them has been the focus for...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

Ethiopian hints at ratification of Africa trade Agreement

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday said his country would ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, giving a major boost...
UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

Gaps in natural resources governance reflects on the state of development

Africa has been slow to convert its natural resources endowments to tangible development outcomes because of weaknesses in governance, according to the fifth edition...
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African Transformation Report Outlines Agricultural Potential to Boost Economies

A major study by the Africa Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) has highlighted how transforming agriculture can become a stimulus for economic development across...
Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum 2017

Ethiopia Hosts African FTA Centerpiece of ECA Ministers’

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has called for bold actions toward realizing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The call was made...
EBOLA VIRUS

DRC Ebola Outbreak: Ethiopia on high alert

The Ethiopian government said Saturday that it is on high alert to counter the Ebola virus disease following an outbreak in the Democratic Republic...
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Ethiopia to host Africa’s railway network seminar on May 12

A seminar aimed to discuss ways to aggressively promote the expansion of the rail sector in Africa to boost trade, is to be held...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

ECA Conference Demand Action on AfCFTA Implementation

The potential for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to become a powerful tool for driving industrialisation, economic diversification and development has been...
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UNECA Conference: Agricultural transformation report unveiled

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the Economic Commission for Africa’s Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD) will jointly organize a presentation...
Belt and Road Forum

Ethiopia to highlight Belt and Road participation in FOCAC summit

Ethiopia's role in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative will be a key discussion point during its participation in the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation...
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Ethiopia, Israel vow to advance “historic ties”

Ethiopia and Israel have vowed to advance the "historic ties" as a positive imputes to bring about possible socio-economic advantages. Leaders of the two countries...
Visitors talk at Alibaba's stand of 2015 CeBIT Technology Trade fair in Hanover, Germany, on March 16, 2015. Top IT business fair CeBIT 2015, which features a strong Chinese presence this year, opened on Sunday in Hanover. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)

50 companies participating in China Trade Week in Ethiopia

China Trade Week, a Chinese business-to-business (B2B) trade show, which entered its second day on Friday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, has attracted about...
Ethiopian Airline

Africa’s Outstanding Food Services Award for 2018 Went to Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, has won the 2018 ‘Africa’s Outstanding Food Services by a Carrier’ Award as voted by...
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Ethiopia’s largest dam project nears completion

Africa's largest hydro dam project, the 6,450 MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), is 66 percent complete, an Ethiopian official said on Saturday. Speaking to...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Recent security challenges affect timing of Ethiopia’s major national plans

Recent security challenges have led the Ethiopian government to postpone the implementation of Ethiopia's major national socioeconomic and political plan. The East African country, which...
The Pompeii exhibition featured artifacts from daily life in the Roman city

Ethiopia reawakens demand for her stolen artifacts

Ethiopia has renewed its decade-old demand for 468 looted artifacts stored in British museums to be permanently repatriated. The artifacts were looted by Imperial British...
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Ethiopia says 7 members of a rebel group surrendered

The Ethiopian government announced on Wednesday that seven members of an outlawed Rebel Group Ginbot 7 Patriotic Front (G7-PF) have surrendered. The rebels had surrendered...
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April 22 major news items from Ethiopia

The following are news highlights in Ethiopia's major media outlets on Sunday. -- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday held discussion with residents of...
John Mahama attends TANA Forum on Security in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Former President Mahama Attends 7th TANA High-Level Forum on Security in Africa

Former President John Dramani Mahama is in Ethiopia for the 7th TANA High-Level Forum on Security in Africa, taking place on April 21 and...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Ethiopia, Sudan Snub Egypt’s Requests Over Dam Talks

Egypt got no reply from Ethiopia and Sudan to its invitation for further talks in Cairo over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Tripartite Deliberations on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam Hanged

Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on Friday announced suspension of the tripartite talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia without reaching a consensual solution regarding...
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Ethiopia’s New PM tasked to address human rights crisis

Ethiopia’s incoming prime minister must prioritize addressing the deep-rooted human rights crisis in the country, said Amnesty International following the election of Abiy Ahmed...

Ethiopia, Norway vow to strengthen cooperation

Ethiopia and Norway on Friday stressed the need to strengthen cooperation in the field of migration and refugee management. The two countries reiterated their commitment...
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Ethiopia earns US$334 million from coffee export in 5 months

The Ethiopian government said on Wednesday that it has generated more than 334 million U.S. dollars from the export of coffee to the global...

US$269 million private investment from China commissioned in Ethiopia

Private investment from China to Ethiopia worth 269.4 million U.S. dollars from January 2 to December 1 this year has been commissioned, an Ethiopian...

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