Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ethiopia’s growing port stake: From Port of Djibouti to Sudan Port

Ethiopia's need for a port despite its landlocked state has heightened in the last few days as Addis Ababa has announced a second port...

Port-hungry Ethiopia to take stake in Port of Djibouti

Djibouti handles roughly 95 percent of all inbound trade for landlocked Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most-populous nation and an economic power in East Africa. Now Ethiopia is...

Khat: The leafy stimulant challenging Ethiopia’s revered coffee

For generations, farmers planted the lush earth of Awedai and nearby areas in eastern Ethiopia with coffee trees, earning a livelihood from a crop...

Africa’s problems down to bad governance and corruption – Expert

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance has diagnosed Africa’s problems putting it down to two major factors – bad governance and corruption. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was...

Eritrea-Egypt relations boosted with Cairo’s energy plants

Eritrea - Egypt relations got boosted on Wednesday with the approval of the Egyptian cabinet of three energy plants to be established in Eritrea. The...

Tanzania builds 24km wall around mine to curb theft

Tanzania has finally completed a 24km wall around a mine located in the country's north. President John Pombe Magufuli officially inaugurated the Great Mirerani...

Ethiopian Airlines restarts Somalia flights after 40 years lull

Ethiopian Airlines made its first landing in the Somali capital Mogadishu after 40 years absence. The flight, Et 377, landed at Aden Abdule International...

Arsenal enters sleeve deal with Rwanda govt, names new manager

English Premier League side, Arsenal, have signed a new sponsorship deal with "Visit Rwanda," as its sleeve sponsor. Under the deal, the Visit Rwanda brand...

Ethiopia shocked after assassination of Dangote Cement director

Ethiopia Prime Minister has condoled with the Dangote group after its country manager was killed in an attack in the Oromia region on Wednesday. Local...

AfCFTA: Top facts about the AU’s Free Trade Pact (1)

Led by the African Union Commission and under the chairmanship of Rwandan president Paul Kagame, forty-four African countries signed up to the biggest trading...

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Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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