One Window to Open Up 16 Billion Br in Savings

The trade mechanism has been designed to reduce costs, as well as improve risk management Ten government agencies and a trade association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to execute a... Read more »

China Assures Commitment to Continent

China’s prime minister is emphasizing his nation’s commitment to investing in Africa during a visit to the continent. Prime Minister Li Keqiang spoke Monday on China-Africa relations at the AU headquarters building,... Read more »

Secretary Kerry Travels to Addis Ababa, Kinshasa and Luanda

Washington, DC — Press Statement by Jen Psaki, Department Spokesperson Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Luanda, Angola, on April 29-May... Read more »
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Amnesty Warns Ethiopia, Rwanda Not to Trade Human Rights for Economic Growth

NAIROBI – Amnesty International is concerned that Rwanda and Ethiopia are overlooking their commitments to human rights for the sake of economic growth. A new report from the human rights group says... Read more »
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Ethiopia aims to join WTO without opening up sectors

Reuters: By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia said on Tuesday it expected to gain entry to the World Trade Organization soon without giving way to foreign demands that it open up... Read more »
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Pressure piles on Ethiopia to lift trade barriers

By ALLAN ODHIAMBO Comesa states have stepped up pressure on Ethiopia to lift administrative barriers that stifle trade within the bloc. In a move insiders said symbolised growing frustration over Ethiopia’s restrictive trade... Read more »