Central Bank Hub Expands on Invites to Kuwait, Morocco, Vietnam

The Bank for International Settlements has invited the central banks of Kuwait, Morocco and Vietnam to join the institution. It’s...

Rwanda drops in ranking but remains top in region in ease of doing business

East Africa continues to be an ideal destination for foreign investments after countries in the region posted improvements in facilitating ease of doing business.

Egypt’s Proposal Unwarranted Denial of the Progress in Trilateral Technical Dialogue

Egypt’s proposal to invite a third party in the discussion regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is an unwarranted...

Zimbabwe to enforce ‘use it or lose it’ policy for mining assets

Zimbabwe will vigorously enforce a policy to force companies to develop their mining assets and not keep the land for speculative purposes, mines minister...

Presidents Sahlework, Museveni Confer on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

President Sahlework Zewdie has conferred with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and wide ranging bilateral, regional, and international...

How Africa can secure its long-term economic growth

In recent weeks we have seen investors discarding riskier assets for perceived safe havens, such as government bonds, due to escalating trade tensions between...

Ethiopia has launched its first satellite into space from China

Ethiopia launched its first observatory satellite into space on Friday (Dec. 20), according to local reports. The 70 kilogram remote...

Ethiopian airlines plans to open up 3 new Chinese destinations

Ethiopia’s flag carrier, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is planning to open flights to three new Chinese destinations, an Ethiopian official said on Saturday.

Ethiopian Commences Cargo Flight to Bangkok, Hanoi

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, the largest cargo operator in Africa, disclosed that it has started a weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and...

Japan Plans to Double Africa’s Rice Production by 2030

The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Cooporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030.  Japanese...

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Ethio-Kenya Electricity Highway Project Nearing Completion

The Ethio-Kenya Electricity Highway Project is expected to be ready for testing and commissioning at the end of this Ethiopian year, according to Ethiopian...

Presidents Sahlework, Museveni Confer on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

President Sahlework Zewdie has conferred with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and wide ranging bilateral, regional, and international...

Aviation Africa 2020 underway in Ethiopia

The 5th Aviation Africa Summit and Exhibition is being held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two-day summit is a major event for the...