Qatar row: Economic impact threatens food, flights and football
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Libya, Yemen and the Maldives have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.
But what might this mean for Qatar's economy and people doing business there?
With a population of about 2.7 million people, this tiny nation on the north-east coast of the Arabian Peninsula is trying to punch above its weight.
[This coming after the historic Trump visit to the Middle East is astonishing!]
ቶሎሳ ኡርጌሳ 06-05-17
Development in previously marginalized community!
Tesfaye Lemma 06-05-17 - More than 60 per cent of world pastoralists are found in Africa. They derive most of their income from keeping domestic livestock reared in conditions where most of the feed is natural rather than cultivated. Recent reports indicate ...
የአዋሽ ኮምቦልቻ ወልዲያ ሀራ ገበያ የባቡር መስመር ግንባታ 57 በመቶ ተጠናቀቀ
In your face type news! The second leg of this project is rumored to be delayed! Although many people have been asking for answers why it is delayed if it is, there is no explanation from authorities so far! Thus why the "in your face " comment! [Zeru Hagos 06-04-17]
Ethiopia, Sudan to sign currency swap deal
Addis Ababa, June 3, 2017 (FBC) Ethiopia and Sudan are set to sign a currency swap deal after a month.According to the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), the move is part of the efforts to ease shortage of foreign currencies and to strengthen economic integrations between the two countries.
Sudan, Egypt talk but make little headway to defuse tensions
Officials from Sudan and Egypt on Saturday held "honest" and "transparent" discussions following months of tension between the two Afro-Arab neighbors, but appeared to make little headway to patch up their differences, primarily over a border region ...
World's Oldest Art Studio Found in Ethiopian Cave
For 4,500 years, ancient humans kept on coming back to one cave in Ethiopia. It's a roomy enclosure at the base of a limestone cliff, but its natural qualities were only one part of the story. People used the cave to store reddish stones rich in iron oxide...
VOA Amharic discussion with Amanuel, Mehari and Asfaw on current issue affecting Tigrai development
African son elected as Director General of World Health Organization
Luel Gebremedhin (U.S.A)
May 31, 2017 - Ethiopia never disappointed by her sons and daughters in the eyes of the World for centuries. Back to the Italian aggression of the late 80s and early 90s, brave and patriot Ethiopian defeated badly the Western aggressor that tried to undermine ...
Ethiopia overtakes Kenya as the leading economic giant
According to data from the International Monetary Funds (IMF) Ethiopias annual economic output, also known as the gross domestic product (GDP), hit $72.52 billion (Sh7.4 trillion) last year from $64.68 billion in 2015 and is expected to touch $78.3 billion this year.