New Ethiopian Leader’s Challenge: Unleash the Economy

An Ethiopian worker for the Dutch company AQ Roses sorts cut roses for distribution to Europe in the flower factory in Ziway, Ethiopia, on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Within two days the... Read more »

The Challenge for Ethiopia’s New Leader: Unleash the Economy

Ethiopia’s new leader faces a critical decision on whether to open up parts of the Horn of Africa nation’s booming economy after making moves to reduce the stake of the military, former... Read more »

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 for military purposes... 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 nation. He speaks... 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 whose capital hosts... 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 Africa’s poorest people... 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 now call for... 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 remains mired in... 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, with an estimated... 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 Fund said. The... Read more »