Ethiopia: What the Army Has Been Contributing to the Economy

By Haftu Gebrezgabiherer Ethiopia’s Foreign Affairs and National Security Policy and Strategy dictates that the economy and defense sectors should benefit one another and thus factories which are designed... Read more »

Ethiopia Insight: What's Ahead for the Economy – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Ethiopia Insight: What's Ahead for the EconomyBloombergArkebe Oqubay, special adviser to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, discusses Ethiopia's economy the challenges the country faces and his outlook for the... Read more »

European Investment Bank opens office in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) opened an office on Thursday in Ethiopia, where the economy is expected to grow by 10 percent this year and... Read more »

Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capital

By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A property boom in Ethiopia‘s capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of... Read more »

Ethiopia Plans to Build Africa’s Tallest Building by 2017

By Shem Oirere Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, may boast Africa’s tallest building by 2017. While a 58-story building had been announced, plans unveiled by a private Chinese developer... Read more »

In spite of rapid growth, corruption keeps Ethiopia mired in poverty

In spite of rapid growth, corruption keeps Ethiopia mired in poverty By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) While Ethiopia is currently enjoying economic growth, the Horn of Africa nation... Read more »

Is Ethiopia ready for foreign investment? BBC

By James Melik Reporter, Business Daily, BBC World Service Ethiopia was once a byword for poverty and famine. It is still one of the poorest countries in the world,... Read more »

IMF Urges Ethiopia to Slow Nile Dam Project to Protect Economy

Bloomberg: Ethiopia should slow the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant to avoid the dam and other projects starving the rest of the economy of funds, the International Monetary... Read more »

Turkish Company Saygin Sees Annual Sales of $100 Million From Ethiopia

Bloomberg: Saygin Group of Turkey said its Ethiopian subsidiary may generate $100 million in revenue a year from textile manufacturing, amid plans by the Horn of Africa country to... Read more »

Ethiopia export earnings rise 17 pct yr/yr in 8 months to Feb

* Earnings hit $1.87 bln, up from $1.6 bln * Gold, oil seeds rise, coffee revenue down 7.9 pct ADDIS ABABA, March 27 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s export earnings rose 16.6... Read more »