Addis Ababa Doubling in Size Gives Africa Another Hub

Ethiopia, Africa’s fastest-growing economy, is looking to its capital to help sustain an expansion that averaged more than 10 percent a year in the past decade. Planners predict the population of Addis... Read more »

Ethiopia’s key to safer births? Better roads (+video)

Mosebo, Amhara Region, Ethiopia — From the booming capital of Addis Ababa to Ethiopia’s remotest border regions, excavators are busy scraping earth, making way for roads that will finally connect the far... Read more »

Ethiopia pushes retail door ajar to foreigners

* Foreign retailers blocked from Ethiopian market * Government says it’s open to foreigners managing state firms * “Archaic” distribution networks force prices up * High public spending squeezing out private sector... Read more »

Ethiopia receives credit ratings needed for Eurobond issue

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia received its first credit ratings on Friday, paving the way for a possible debut sovereign debt issue which would give investors another route into Africa’s second-most populous country.... Read more »
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Ethiopia : Electric price to increase shortly Water tariff increased 300 percent

By Groum Abate : Capitalethiopia Electric The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) is considering increasing the electric tariff in the next couple of months after getting a feedback from its officers, who... Read more »