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 »

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 »


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 »

ETC re-named as Ethio Telecom France Telecom manage it for €30 million

APA-Addis Ababa : Ethiopia’s newly established telecom, Ethio Telecom, signed a management agreement on Thursday with France telecom. The Ethiopian government will be paying France telecom, mostly known for... Read more »

Egypt requested delay for Sudan referendum, according to new WikiLeaks cable

The referendum can create a country could threaten Egypt’s access to the Nile. Egypt views the Horn of Africa as vital to its national security interests. Egyptian officials have... Read more »

Family of Slain Ethiopian Demand Answers

Family and friends of Ali Mohammed, 27, say they want justice from city officials regarding his slaying and the reason no one has been prosecuted for his death. Mohammed... Read more »

A Dream Becomes A Reality for Ethiopian-Born Business Owner Misgana Kebede

In May 2008, during the roughest stretch of the recession, a husband-and-wife team made a bold decision to start their own transportation business. Misgana Kebede and his wife, Bilen,... Read more »