Ethiopia: The new China? | Ethiopia

The leaders of Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia have declared the end of a more than 20-year-long war, and it is hoped that it will help boost economic growth in East Africa. Ethiopia‘s... Read more »

Ethiopia to prioritize manufacturing, mechanized farming, youth empowerment – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday said his government will give due emphasis to manufacturing, mechanized farming and youth empowerment as major socio-economic targets for... Read more »

Ethiopia, Western World From Donation to Economic Partnership

analysis By Bilal Derso A US – based KKR has invested 200 million USD in floriculture Ethiopia’s relation with North American and European countries that has been largely characterized by assistance has... Read more »

Ethiopia aims to offer foreigners stakes in some state firms – Yahoo News

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia aims to offer foreign firms stakes in some state-owned companies to help modernise the businesses, the prime minister said on Monday in a shift... Read more »

Ethiopia drought not a full-scale disaster, benefitting from political stability – National Catholic Reporter

As Ethiopia emerges from the worst drought in decades, you’ll have to look very hard to find the expected results of severe drought: emaciated children, skin-and-bones cattle, malnourished nursing mothers desperate for... Read more »

Ethiopian businesses adopt Japanese kaizen philosophy

For decades, Ethiopia’s economy was controlled by the government but it is slowly opening up to a free market. Many companies, however, still do things using old ways – creating problems such... Read more »

Ethiopia to Expand Energy, Industry With Eurobond Funds

ADDIS ABABA— Ethiopia plans to expand industry, sugar factories and power production using proceeds from its oversubscribed debut Eurobond that raised $1 billion, the finance minister said on Tuesday. Ethiopia is the... Read more »

Illegal pleasures in Ethiopia : The Economist

An increasingly comfortable urban middle class is learning to enjoy itself THE brightly lit bars lining alleys off Bole Road in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, come to life around midnight. Folk melodies... Read more »

Ethiopia to Open First Industrial Zone to Bolster Economy

Ethiopia will spend 900 million birr ($49 million) to open its first industrial hub for export- oriented manufacturers in a bid to deliver faster economic growth, Industry Minister Mekonnen Manyazewal said. South... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Foreign Reserve Catching Up : IMF

Jan Mikkelsen, IMF Resident Representative to Ethiopia said, Ethiopia’s foreign reserve, which could cover less than two months of the country’s import bill as of last September, has now improved to cover... Read more »