The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line – France 24 Video

In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia’s capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line – built and paid for by China – went into operation a... Read more »

The revival of the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line

Latest update : 2018-02-16 In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia’s capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line – built and paid for by China –... Read more »

Chinese-built and funded Ethiopia-Djibouti electric rail line begins commercial operations.

China’s role as the leading influencer on rail in Africa has taken a further step forward this week the official start of commercial operations on the 756-km electrified line connecting landlocked Ethiopia... Read more »

Ethiopia – Djibouti electric rail starts operations in November

The Ethio-Djibouti Chinese-built electric rail line will start commercial operations early next month the Ethiopia Railways Corporation (ERC) has confirmed. In July this year, ERC announced that commencement of commercial operations was... Read more »

Inspired by China’s success story, Ethiopia modernizes its economy – Business

Chinese and Ethiopian train drivers shake hands, celebrating a railway station operational in Addis Ababa. [Photo/Xinhua] China is a source of inspiration as Ethiopia modernizes its economy. Arkebe Oqubay, special adviser to... Read more »

Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway begins regular test run

The Ethiopia Railways Company will begin regular test runs on the route connecting the country to its neighbour Djibouti. A total of 30 locomotives – fifteen each for passengers and freight will... Read more »

Ethiopia-Djibouti railway opens October 5 – Anadolu Agency

By Mohammed Taha Tewekel Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA  A new railway line linking Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to the port city and capital of Djibouti is set to be officially inaugurated next Wednesday... Read more »

Ethiopia opens new industrial park – South African Broadcasting Corporation

Ethiopia has unveiled Africa’s largest industrial park in the city of Hawassa 275km southeast of the capital Addis Ababa – one of several it is building or planning to build all over... Read more »
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Ethiopia to sign Agreement with Djibouti to use Port for Coal Import

Ethiopia is to sign an agreement with Djibouti next month for the use of its Port to ship in and unload coal that the Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise (EPE) plans to import to... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s railway construction to demolish 1000 homes

At least 1 000 houses in Ethiopia’s town of Nazareth are set to be demolished to make way for the construction of a recently launched Ethiopian railway project, as one of the... Read more »