European Investment Bank opens office in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) opened an office on Thursday in Ethiopia, where the economy is expected to grow by 10 percent this year and... Read more »

Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capital

By Drazen Jorgic and Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A property boom in Ethiopia‘s capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of... Read more »

Mining the green gold of Ethiopia’s Danakil

As companies rush to secure their claim on Ethiopia’s mineral riches, the government is keen to show it supports international transparency measures. Ethiopia is in the midst of a... Read more »

Ethiopia expected to join WTO in 2015: Foreign Ministry

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia expects to join the World Trade Organization in 2015 without heeding to demands that it liberalises its state-run banking and telecoms... Read more »

Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn Holds Discussion With Investors

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn – http://addisnews.net : Ethiopian music, drama, comedy and news videos daily. Sew le Sew drama and other popular show. Read more »

Egyptians up in arms as Ethiopia builds giant hydro dam on Nile River : Minister rules out war

CAIRO — Ethiopia’s construction of Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam on the world’s longest river threatens to affect flows of water to Nile-dependent, water-starved Egypt, where there is growing outrage,... Read more »

Ethiopia Arrests Tax Minister and 11 Others Over Corruption

(Reuters & Tadias) – Ethiopian police have arrested a minister and 11 other people on corruption charges, an official and state media said on Saturday, in the country’s most... 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... 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... Read more »

US NGO Slams Rose Grower’s Karaturi Ethiopia Venture

The smell of success is usually sweet. But for the Rs 560 crore turnover Karuturi Global, this axiom cannot be farther than the truth. Karuturi’s ambitious foray into Ethiopia,... Read more »