Pawe Woreda Administration Head, Berhanu Asefa has disclosed that they need the sum of over USD2.56m (90 million Birr) to repair the damaged Pawe potable water dam.
He noted that prior to the Dam’s damage, residents of 34 villages in Pawe Woreda had sufficient access to clean potable water. That … Read More
In a bid to promote the much needed support for the dam, Ethiopian Diaspora Association has called on the diaspora to strengthen their support to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The call was made by Ethiopian Diaspora Association Chief Executive Officer, Abraham Seyoum, who stated that the support can … Read More
The unending negotiation battle between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) should be resolved at the African Union (AU).
So far, the three countries have made major progress on the dispute in talks mediated by the African Union; and they have agreed to continue negotiating … Read More
Remarks by Taye Atske Selassie, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ethiopia to the United Nation, at the United Nations Security Council meeting on the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
Ethiopia’s commitment to the principles and purposes of the United Nations Charter; its support for collective security and … Read More
GERD – Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is a controversial dam between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. This mega project is the subject of international deliberations. The United States and other countries are acting as observers and/ or arbitrators as Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree on the comprehensive filling and operation of … Read More
Ethiopia to plant 5 billion trees this year despite the setback caused by COVID-19. This huge plan is building on the success of 2019 which saw the planting of 4 billion trees. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali is keenly supporting this initiative to make Ethiopia a green country. In a … Read More
Helios Towers Ltd, a UK-based telecommunications company with investments in Africa plans to invest $450 million of newly raised capital into African countries like Ethiopia. The privatisation of the nation’s telecom industry is seeing the surge of foreign direct investments into the country.
The horn of Africa – … Read More
The continue war over the 145-metre-high, 1.8-kilometre-long Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) between Ethiopia and Egypt is set to continue with both parties still yet to agree on technical term as Sudan is cut in the middle.
When completed, the Dam will become the largest hydropower plant in Africa. With … Read More
Sudan Government has rejects Ethiopia’s first proposal for the renaissances dam project. The proposal was reject after Sudan Prime Minister Abadalla Hamdok instead called for a tripartite agreement between Khartoum, Addis Ababa and Cairo.
The rejection from Sudan now means that there can’t be any deal that may sideline Egypt, … Read More
The long awaited decision on the GRED issues has finally been stroke.
The round of talks on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD) held in Washington, US , during February 12-13 with participation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Irrigation of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia, was concluded and issued a joint statement.… Read More
Ethiopia plans to commence building Africa’s largest airport at $5 billion within six months.
The new airport will be 70 kilometers from the existing Bole International Airport in the capital Addis Ababa, and can handle as many as 100 million passengers yearly. This expansion would elevate Ethiopia to compete … Read More
Swarms of desert locusts have spread from Ethiopia and Somalia into eastern and northern Kenya.
The locusts started crossing into Kenya towards the end of December, 2019 destroying pastures in semi-arid counties mainly occupied by herder communities.
They have since spread to the counties of Garissa, Isiolo and Samburu to … Read More
Ethiopia will start importing South Sudan oil at cheaper rate compared to the more expensive product from the Middle East.
According to Ethiopia’s Minister of Mine and Petroleum Koang Tutlam, 15-20 percent of the money usually spent on importing refined oil from the Middle East has been saved from importing … Read More
Construction of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will continue because of it’s economical benefits.
The decision was made by the Prime Minister in response to the query from the members of the House of People Representative (HPR).
“Nobody can stop the completion of the flagship project, Ethiopia will continue
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Ethiopia gets US$63m grants from Korea Eximbank for construction of BRT corridor B6 construction.
Korea Eximbank has sign a deal with Ethiopia to fund the construction of a BRT corridor road. The BRT corridor will contribute towards easing transportation problem in the city.
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor is a … Read More
A look at Infrastructure funding gap across Africa and remedies so far.
Key to enabling African economies to make the most of their opportunities is developing infrastructure in the region. Across the continent, new laws are being implemented and alternative sources of infrastructure funding are being sought in order to … Read More
Prime minister Abiy Ahmed visits Alibaba to build strategic relationship
Prime minister Abiy Ahmed visits Alibaba Group – the e-commerce giant, in Hangzhou. In fact, both leaders are building a relationship that will see Alibaba support Ethiopia’s Development.
More so, Jack Ma commends PM Abiy’s reforms in Ethiopia, confirming that … Read More
Delegates from Ethiopia inspects a satellite under development in China.
As part of plans for Ethiopia to launch satellite, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed inspects a 70kg Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing Satellite ETRSS-1 under development in China. In fact, the satellite is currently under development in partnership with China Academy of Space … Read More
Ethiopia’s indebtedness to China grows following energy investment
Following a meeting with State Grid Corporation of China, PM Abiy Ahmed oversaw the signing of a US$1.8 billion investment agreement which covers provision of electric power transmission and distribution lines. The project will supply power for up to 16 industrial parks; … Read More
China Railway Construction Company will Partner with Ethiopia in upcoming projects
During the Belt and Road forum in Beijing, Ethiopia’s prime minister and leadership of China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) held a crucial meeting. CRCC is a huge construction partner in the country. Previously, they were involved in the construction … Read More