Obama arrives in Ethiopia

Yesterday United States President Barack Obama arrived in Ethiopia where he is scheduled to stay for two days. He is the first serving U.S. president to visit the country. His plane arrived at Addis Ababa’s international airport on Sunday after his three-day visit in Kenya. He was greeted by the…

Third International Conference on Financing for Development concludes

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia rapped up today resulting of the adoption of the “Addis Ababa Action Agenda”. International leaders, institutional stakeholders, business sector entities, nongovernmental organisations, Heads of State and Government and other high-level political representatives met at the conference to discuss…

Five Bloggers and journalists released in Addis Ababa

Wednesday July 8, 2015, five Ethiopian journalists and bloggers were released from prison in Addis Ababa after government prosecutors decided to drop the charges against them, reported Al Jazeera. The five had been imprisoned for over a year along with four others who remain in jail. It was reported by…

China in Ethiopia

Tuesday July 7, 2015, a two day forum in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on Investing in Africa came to an end. This was the first forum set to continue for many years to come, jointly organised by the governments of Ethiopia and China, World Bank Group (WBG), China Development Bank…

Kuwait Fund Loan Agreement with Ethiopia

On June 16, 2015, in Addis Ababa a Loan Agreement was signed between The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development. The agreement constitutes a K.D. 6.5 million loan, equivalent to about US$ 22.1 million, which will help fund the Axum Water Supply. Along…