Ethiopian bamboo: The new green gold of Africa?
(CNN)Money really could grow on trees for a new industry in Ethiopia.Two-thirds of the bamboo in Africa is situated in the upwardly-mobile state, and it is hoped that "green gold" can power growth."The farmer who has bamboo is rich, but he doesn't know it," says Adane Berhe, CEO Adal Industrial PLC, which is helping to build the new industry.
US., Ethiopia Sign New Agreement to Enhance Defense and Security Partnership
Awramba Times (Addis Ababa) Senior defense and government officials from the U.S. and Ethiopia held the sixth annual Bilateral Defense Committee March 31, 2016, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
According to the brief statement posted on the U.S. Africa Command official website, the ministerial-level meeting produced a new agreement
Who will 'tear down' the wall of hostility between Ethiopia and Eritrea
Abebe Aynete April 2016 - The most recent events of the kidnapping of Ethiopian citizens by Eritrean forces, and an Ethiopian military containment as a reprisal to its action1, reflect foreign policy actions of the two countries in recent years
The Secret Behind of Ethiopia's Socio-Economic Progress
Adem Mohamed 04-07-16 -
The last decade has brought massive changes in the economy of Ethiopia. The government has made momentous progress in developing the country. The GDP has grown rapidly over the last decade averaging 10.8% in real terms.
Alexandria: Robbery Ends in Murder
Melaku Abraha loved walking. It was his favorite way to explore Alexandria, and family and neighbors in particular remember his frequent walks near his home on South Alfred Street. On March 28, at around 9:33 p.m., he was found conscious but badly injured...four days later he died.
Melinda Gates Nominates Ethiopia Minister of Health for 120 under 40 Award
The Ethiopian Minster of Health, Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu has been nominated by the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, Mrs. Melinda Gates for the 120 under 40 awards.The award which launched on 26 September, 2016 recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide.
Shots Fired, Stoning in Eritreas Capital
On Sunday, April 3, in the Shuq area of Asmara, Eritrean soldiers escorting convoys of conscripts opened fire on young recruits and civilians, killing and injuring an undisclosed number.
[ Word is the conscripts were heading to Assab Area either as slave laborer or heading to Yemen as mercenaries...]
Regional integration important for development of landlocked African nations
Addis Ababa, 5 April 2016 (ECA) - Regional integration and cooperation is important for the development of landlocked developing countries through improved connectivity, enhanced competitiveness and trading capacity, market expansion and upgrading of value chains, says United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya.