Ethiopian PM to visit riot hit southern city to calm tensions – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 16 (Xinhua) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is to visit the riot hit Hawassa city, capital of Ethiopia’s Southern regional state next week to calm tensions, state media... Read more »

Kagame’s official visit to Ethiopia: Run-down of a busy first day

Rwandan president Paul Kagame is in Ethiopia for a three-day official visit which started on Friday. He arrived in Addis Ababa on Thursday evening and was received by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed... Read more »

China Is Turning Ethiopia Into a Giant Fast-Fashion Factory

Standing in a sunny office in Indochine International’s brand-new factory, Raghav Pattar, vice president of this Chinese apparel manufacturer, is ebullient. It’s November, barely six months since the Hawassa Industrial Park opened,... Read more »

Private Chinese investment hits 269 mln USD in Ethiopia in 2017 – Xinhua

Photo taken on July 13, 2016 shows the Hawassa Industrial Park in twon, 275 kilometres south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Hawassa Industrial Park, the largest specialized apparel and textile park in... Read more »

Park life: workers struggle to make ends meet at Ethiopia’s $250m industrial zone | William Davison | Global development

Concentrating intensely, Haimanot Ayele picks up three pins from a pile and places them into a hole on a wooden board. He repeats the exercise for 90 seconds – a test of... Read more »

Ethiopia Wins 2017 UN Investment Award

By Zekarias Woldemariam The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) wins the ‘2017 United Nations Award’ for outstanding performance in targeted promotion, facilitation and execution of sustainable investment projects. According to a Press Release... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Textile and Garment Exports Remain Disappointing

August 13, 2017 – Ethiopia’s textile and Garment sector export revenue during the Ethiopian Fiscal Year 2016/17 that ended on July 8 only achieved a third of planned revenue. Ethiopia earned 89.3... Read more »

Chinese firms constructing 5 industrial zones in Ethiopia – Xinhua

Workers are seen at a construction site in Hawassa, Ethiopia, Feb. 3, 2016. The Hawassa Industrial Park is being built by China Civil Engineering Corporation (CCECC) with a focus on garment manufacture... Read more »

China-Built Industrial Park to be Ethiopia’s Blueprint for Green Economic Zones

June 17, 2017 – Ethiopia announced on Friday that its flagship Chinese-built Hawassa Industrial Park, designed and constructed according to environment-friendly principles, will be a model for other similar projects throughout the... Read more »