China gives Ethiopia us$500 million loan

China has lent Ethiopia US$ 500 million that will be used to fund various development projects in the Horn of Africa country. The loan agreement signed with the Chinese Export and Import... Read more »

Germany blames Chinese land buys for Africa drought

(AFP) – BERLIN — Germany’s Africa policy coordinator on Thursday blamed China’s practice of buying up land in the Horn of Africa for contributing to the devastating drought ravaging the region. Guenter Nooke... Read more »
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Kenyans to Protest Chinese Involvement in Ethiopia’s Gibe III Dam

APA -Nairobi (Kenya) – Members of civil society and other concerned individuals in Kenya are on Sunday, 20 February 2011 scheduled to stage a peaceful protest march to petition the Chinese government... Read more »
A Chinese construction worker supervises the building of a road in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ethiopia: Crouching lions, hidden dragon

The baggage lounge at Addis Ababa’s Bole airport is filled with activity as the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Beijing arrives. Young Chinese men, casually dressed in flannel trousers and shirts, gather around... Read more »
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Leather Factory Will Become The Latest Chinese Investment in Ethiopia

China’s Xinxiang Kuroda Mingliang Leather Co. will open a $67 million leather factory in Ethiopia on Nov. 24, adding to the billions of dollars already invested in the East African country by... Read more »
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India’s complacency leads to Chinese takeover of huge Ethiopian rail project

By Monty Munford India has lost out to China in the race to build several Ethiopian railways, including the strategically important line to Djibouti that allows land-locked Ethiopia access to the sea.... Read more »

Ethiopia: A year old glass factory cuts production

A year old Chinese glass factory, Ethiopia Hansom International, has had to suspend production due to a lack of demand, according to sources. The factory established by CGC Group and the China-Africa... Read more »
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Ethiopia Railway finally gets Chinese funding after Indian delay

After several years of actively seeking financial support for the development of a crucial transportation network, the Chinese Government has granted Ethiopia a multi-billion birr loan towards the construction of railway lines... Read more »