Locals to take the driver seat on Ethiopia-Djibouti railway

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Share Company (EDR) on Wednesday disclosed its plan to transfer captaincy to local experts by the end of next year as... Read more »

Ethiopia – Huajian Group to manage Jimma Industrial Park

A memorandum of understanding that enables the Chinese company Huajian to manage and operate the shades in Jimma Industrial Park was signed with Industrial Parks Development Corporation today. Briefing journalists, Investment Commissioner... Read more »

Ethiopia and Kenya are struggling to manage debt for their Chinese-built railways

In the wake of the Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) Forum in Beijing six weeks ago, Ethiopia gained another Chinesedebt-concession. China’s second-largest African borrower and prominentBRI partner in infrastructure finance also received a... Read more »

China orders its Airlines to suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s aviation regulator said on Monday it had ordered Chinese airlines to suspend their Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft operations by 6 p.m. (5.00 a.m. ET) following a deadly... Read more »

Ethiopia: The new China? | Ethiopia

The leaders of Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia have declared the end of a more than 20-year-long war, and it is hoped that it will help boost economic growth in East Africa. Ethiopia‘s... Read more »

China in the Middle East: Behind Xi’s economic charm offensive | Business & Economy

China, the world’s second-largest consumer of crude, has stepped up its investment in the oil-rich Middle East with a pledge of more than $23bn in loans and millions more in aid. President Xi... Read more »

Chinese ambassador rubbishes misconceptions about China’s engagement in Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, June 10 (Xinhua) — Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia said on Sunday that recent misconceptions that downplayed China’s engagement in Ethiopia are against the reality on the ground. Tan Jian, who... Read more »

Will Ethiopia be the next China?

Sign Up for Our free email newsletters Ethiopia is embarking on a set of extremely ambitious liberal reforms. All of them sound wonderful on paper, but there are serious risks involved. You... Read more »

WFP praises Chinese humanitarian support in Ethiopia – Xinhua

A woman and her child stay at the food distribution center in Waaf Dhuug temporary resettlement site, Ethiopia’s Somali regional state, May 24, 2017. The Chinese government and the World Food Program... Read more »

Ethiopia is Africa’s fastest-growing economy

The IMF World Economic Outlook predicts 8.5% growth for Ethiopia in 2018, far outstripping that of advanced economies. Ethiopia has an image problem. For decades, mere mention of the country... Read more »