Ethiopia’s government plans to hire foreign companies to help develop the country’s sugar industry, after canceling a military-industrial conglomerate’s contract on a key project. Advertisements
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“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr….A Testament of Hope
Dr Abiy describes the eagle that soars above the stormy clouds to encourage audiences to look beyond today’s messiness to a brighter future. African arguments
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister named a cabinet on Thursday that includes the former mining minister as defense minister and retains the finance and foreign ministers from his predecessor’s cabinet.
“We’re sorry that we have not got a reply from Ethiopia and Sudan to this invitation, as we miss another chance to implement the instructions of the leaders of the three states,” – Xinhua
“It is still the same group…it is still the same ruling coalition. So I don’t think we should give them much time at all,” Coffman
Mobile and broadband internet services shut down in December in many regions outside the capital that were hit by unrest that threatened the ruling coalition’s tight hold on country.
RENÉ LEFORT – Ultimately, the only route to its successful end is regulation through institutional mechanisms, which means elections, whether early or within the normal electoral cycle.
The new Ethiopian prime minister, in a pacifying and unifying move on Friday, arrived at Mekele city, the capital of the Tigray regional state in northern Ethiopia, to a rapturous welcome.
An Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman has rejected comments by Ethiopian and Sudanese officials that he said blamed Egypt for the failure of a recent round of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
several students have started leaving campus this afternoon and have walked to the nearby town of Haramaya, about 5 km from the campus, where they are being taken care of by residents.
“Egypt wanted Ethiopia to recognize a 1959 water-sharing treaty between Sudan and Egypt,”
‘‘The Premier also pledged utmost efforts by the government to ensure benefits of all Ethiopians, including women, and urged scholars to conduct problem-solving researches,’‘ the report added.
ADDIS ABABA— Ministry of Mines, Natural Gas and Petroleum disclosed that the recently discovered natural gas in the Ogaden basin of Ethio- Somali State would enable the country to secure one billion USD in the first year of operation.