Egypt convinced Burundi to support them on Nile share

Burundi supports Egypt’s quest to defend its rightful share of Nile water resources, announced the Republic of Burundi’s Deputy President Gervais Rovkiri on Monday. At a joint press conference... Read more »

Egypt trying get support from Uganda by helping a construction of electricity plants

According to an Egyptian News source, The Ministry of Electricity and Energy of Egypt has announced the establishment of an Egyptian company for electricity generation in Uganda. On... Read more »

Banana shortage hits Ethiopian capital

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) For the pass few days, fruit houses in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa are short of bananas since banana farmer’s demands price increase, APA learns here... Read more »

Ethiopia defeats Zambia 2-1 to advance to the semi-final : CECAFA Cup ( VIDEO )

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – The Ethiopian national football team has advanced to the semi-final of the CECAFA Challenge Cup tournament after defeating Zambia 2-1 here today. Ethiopia will... Read more »

Ethiopian Central Bank Increases Saving Interest Rate to 5%

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) on Monday announced increase in savings interest rate to five percent from four percent previously with a view to encouraging... Read more »

Egypt, Sudan to attend January Nile Basin extraordinary meeting in Kenya

APA-Cairo (Egypt) Egypt and Sudan have decided to take part in the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Nile Basin countries to be held in Nairobi... Read more »

Wikileaks US embassy cables: Ethiopian Meles Zenawi meeting with US Officials Maria Otero and Johnnie Carson

Ethiopian Meles Zenawi meeting with US Under Secretary Maria Otero and Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs Johnnie Carson on Tuesday, 02 February 2010.  this... Read more »

Askallukan Managing Director Girmay Gebremichael Arrested in Germany

Girmay Gebremichael, the major shareholder and managing director of Askallukan Trading P.L.C. who was suspected of defrauding 45 million birr from over 1,200 people in connection with the 2010... Read more »

Kenyan forces kill five Ethiopian OLF rebels

ISIOLO, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan forces have killed at least five Ethiopian fighters from the Oromo Liberation Front in an operation to flush the rebels out of the country’s... Read more »


Gilgel Gibe II, the hydro power plant which collapsed last February due to unforeseen accident only weeks after its official inauguration, is set to resume production in days. The... Read more »