FUNDING AFRICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE GAP

FUNDING AFRICA’S INFRASTRUCTURE GAP

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 …

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ETHIOPIA’S ABIY AHMED VISITS ALIBABA GROUP IN CHINA

ETHIOPIA’S ABIY AHMED VISITS ALIBABA GROUP IN CHINA

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

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CHINA AND ETHIOPIA TO LAUNCH SATELLITE

CHINA AND ETHIOPIA TO LAUNCH SATELLITE

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

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ETHIOPIA SIGNS BILLION DOLLAR ENERGY INVESTMENT

ETHIOPIA SIGNS BILLION DOLLAR ENERGY INVESTMENT

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;

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CHINA TO INVEST IN BEAUTIFYING SHEGER PROJECT

CHINA TO INVEST IN BEAUTIFYING SHEGER PROJECT

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

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AFRICANS ON TIME’S MOST INFLUENTIAL LIST

AFRICANS ON TIME’S MOST INFLUENTIAL LIST

Time Magazine releases 100 most influential list for 2019

These Africans on Time’s most influential list 2019 are influencing the continent and the globe.

Fred Swaniker is a Ghanian entrepreneur and leadership development expert whose is motivating young people in Africa to be great leaders through his various leadership initiatives.

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FRENCH PRESIDENT KICK-OFF AFRICA TOUR WITH DJIBOUTI VISIT

FRENCH PRESIDENT KICK-OFF AFRICA TOUR WITH DJIBOUTI VISIT

President Macron tours three Africa nations in four days.

President Macron has kick-off his 4-days tour in Africa. He arrived Djibouti last night and meet with President Ismail Omar Guelleh. While in the country, Macron will also visit France’s largest military contingent based in Africa with its 1,450 troops. Macron …

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ETHIOPIA AND DJIBOUTI SIGN GAS PIPELINE DEAL

ETHIOPIA AND DJIBOUTI SIGN GAS PIPELINE DEAL

Ethiopia and Djibouti sign gas pipeline deal

Ethiopia and Djibouti have recently signed a gas pipeline deal . The deal involves building of a gas pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in Djibouti.

According to Djibouti’s energy minister Yonis Ali Guedi; the gas pipeline project is the …

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MoUDC TO TRANSFER OVER 30,000 CONDOMINIUM HOUSES TO RESIDENTS IN ETHIOPIA

MoUDC TO TRANSFER OVER 30,000 CONDOMINIUM HOUSES TO RESIDENTS IN ETHIOPIA

In the next six months, MoUDC will transfer over 30,000 condominium houses to residents in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Urban Development and Construction (MoUDC) will transfer over 30,000 condominium houses (condos) to residents. This news is coming after the minister presented the proposal to the House of People’s Representatives (Parliament).…

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THE NEW BOLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BECOMES BIGGEST AIRPORT IN AFRICA

THE NEW BOLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BECOMES BIGGEST AIRPORT IN AFRICA

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport expansion has made it the biggest airport in Africa.

On 27th January, 2019, the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed commissioned the newly enlarged Addis Ababa Bole International Airport terminal; which have now become Africa’s gateway to the World and also the biggest airport  in Africa.…

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AFRICA’s BIGGEST AIRPORT HOTEL OPENS IN ETHIOPIA

AFRICA’s BIGGEST AIRPORT HOTEL OPENS IN ETHIOPIA

Africa’s biggest airport hotel opens to the public in Ethiopia 

Ethiopia has opened Africa’s biggest airport hotel in the continent. The  5 star Ethiopian Skylight hotel which is worth $USD 65 million will help boost the nations tourism sector. The hotel is owned by the Ethiopian Airline as a medium …

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PHOTOS FROM THE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING HELD IN ADDIS ABABA

PHOTOS FROM THE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING HELD IN ADDIS ABABA

African Leaders met in Addis Ababa to participate in a High-Level Meeting of Heads of State and Government organised by the African Union on January 17, 2019. 

The meeting focused on exploring the election situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. You can read the outcome of the meeting in

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US ANNOUNCES NEW AFRICA POLICY

US ANNOUNCES NEW AFRICA POLICY

The United States yesterday outlined its Africa strategy by reiterating its commitment to strong partnerships with key countries in Africa, specifically naming Kenya as a target for future US aid and investment. The US said it would also seek to promote intraregional trade and commercial ties with its African allies,

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ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT SET TO KICK-OFF IN ETHIOPIA

ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT SET TO KICK-OFF IN ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia set to kick-off road infrastructure which will ease movement of goods and commodity.

Ethiopia is set to kick-off on its US$43m infrastructure projects. This project will help to improve the transport and network connection to boost trade. It will also help grow the nation economic.

The project will also …

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ETHIOPIA’s FIRST CONSTRUCTION SYMPOSIUM VERY CRUCIAL TO SOLVING PROBLEM

ETHIOPIA’s FIRST CONSTRUCTION SYMPOSIUM VERY CRUCIAL TO SOLVING PROBLEM

Ethiopia’s  first construction symposium brought about new technologies and ways to tackle the sector.

The first construction symposium in Ethiopia has been hail as crucial for the sector.  It has also help create a platform where construction expert can sit and discuss the country various challenges in the sector.

Ethiopia’s …

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SOMALIA AND ETHIOPIA IN A MUTUAL RELATIONSHIP TO BETTER THEIR ECONOMY

SOMALIA AND ETHIOPIA IN A MUTUAL RELATIONSHIP TO BETTER THEIR ECONOMY

Somalia President and Ethiopia Prime Minister signs agreement to benefit both countries and strengthen each other. 

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi agreed to a mutual relationship between both countries. They also agreed to contribute to A.U.’s plan of seeking better solutions to the continent.

The …

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EGYPT’ SHARE OF THE NILE WATERS WILL BE GIVING TO THEM SAYS PM OF ETHIOPIA

EGYPT’ SHARE OF THE NILE WATERS WILL BE GIVING TO THEM SAYS PM OF ETHIOPIA

Ethiopia’s PM vows to give Egypt there share of the Nile waters inline with the agreement earlier on.

Prime Minister of Ethiopia promises that Ethiopia will not reduce Egypt’s share of Nile waters as plans to complete the Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam is ongoing .

The PM in a statement …

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