Ethiopia launches school program to treat parasitic worms

ADDIS ABABA –  Ethiopia is launching a national initiative in schools this year to treat children at risk of infection from parasitic worms, mirroring a program in Kenya which... Read more »

Ethiopia dam project could start generating power in June – CCTV

Ethiopia’s $1.8 billion dam project under construction along river Omo could begin generating power by June and be fully operational by early 2016. Gilgel Gibe III Dam will nearly... Read more »

New Customs Proclamation Comes in to Force

A new customs proclamation is promulgated and is in effect as of Wednesday December 24, 2014. The new bill has fully replaced the former customs bill, Proclamation Number 622/2009.... Read more »

Controversial Ethiopia dam project could generate electricity by June

A much-delayed $1.8 billion (Sh163 billion) dam project under construction along Ethiopia’s Omo River could begin generating power by June and be fully operational by early 2016, an official... Read more »

China’s Confucius Institute Inaugurated in Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa University

Confucius Institute, a Chinese institute for promoting Chinese language, has been inaugurated at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia’s capital. The inaugural ceremony took place on Monday on the premises... Read more »

Ethiopia dam project could start power generation by June – official

ADDIS ABABA Jan 1 (Reuters) – A much-delayed $1.8 billion dam project under construction along Ethiopia’s Omo river could begin generating power by June and be fully operational by... Read more »

Government to Pick International Wheat Supplier

By Fasika Tadesse Five companies are bidding to procure 1.2 million quintals of wheat for the government The Public Procurement Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) made a financial opening for... Read more »

Ministry of Mines Revokes 56 Exploration Licenses

By Kaleyesus Bekele The Ministry of Mines recently revoked 56 minerals exploration licenses of foreign and local mining companies on the ground that the companies did not undertake exploration... Read more »

Jonathan Lauds Economic Ties Between Nigeria, Ethiopia

Ethiopian flags Jaiyeola Andrews in Abuja
 President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday  lauded the cordial bilateral relations between Nigeria and Ethiopia. He said it had encouraged leading Nigerian companies to... Read more »

Addis Ababa’s Metro System Set for Completion in January

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia expects to complete the Chinese-backed construction of a $475 million metro rail system in the capital Addis Ababa next month, the... Read more »