Ethiopia is Burning the Midnight Oil
Amen Teferi 12-27-16 - Whether western think-tanks or activists (like the Survival International, Oakland Institute and Rights Groups) like it or not, all the dams we plan to build on our rivers in the coming five years will, as expected, be materialized...
VILALTA completes mall in ethiopia with perforated envelope
located in addis ababa, ethiopia, the lideta mercato brings a contemporary expression to the rapidly growing city. the vast carved volume connects two parallel streets that create the boundary of the plot. this diagonal connection creates a shortcut for pedestrians and places focus on the entrances of the building...
Unlocking the door to prolonged growth
Bereket Gebru 12-26-16 - A couple of centuries ago, the whole world regarded exponential economic growth as an impossible feat for states to accomplish. The leading economists of the time dismissed...
How Ethiopia Plans To Become the Wind Power Capital of Africa
Labeled the African Lion, Ethiopia is pushing to become the wind power capital of Africa following the governments announcement that it plans to increase the countrys total power output from 4,180 megawatts (MW) to 17,000 MW by 2020, according to CNN. In 2013, the country launched one of Africas largest wind power farms...
The Ethiopian Guide to Famine Prevention
Facing its worst drought in half a century, the country thwarted disaster and created a road map to respond to future climate emergencies.For Mitiku Kassa, catastrophe is just part of the daily grind. As Ethiopias commissioner of disaster...
Gambella Commercial Farms Report reveals 84pc of loans DBE advanced used for intended purposes
(Addisfortune) Dawit Endeshaw 12-21-16 -
Massive loans poured over the years into commercial farms in the Gambella Regional State have results with 84pc spending on the intended purposes, but with disappointing results of productivity ...
[Those who misued the loan should be
but given 84% of the loan was used for the intended purpose, honest and hardworking investors, should not be discouraged and forced to fail.Farming in Ethiopia is not a well developed area thus it is no brainier if investors faced a hurdle to develop all the land given! ]
Ethiopia, Qatar agree to bolster relations
Qatar and Ethiopia on Tuesday signed 11 agreements and memoranda of understanding (MoU), to strengthen their bilateral relations.This came in at a joint press briefing the Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani gave with his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh Gebeyehu.
[It is great to see Ethiopia playing its role in the region well! Such diplomatic move will go a long way to convince Egypt to behave in a civilized way in the region and to maintain the red sea as a free and peaceful zone.]
Riders on the storm: Ethiopia bids to become wind capital of Africa
(CNN)After a decade of rapid growth, Ethiopia's bubble is not bursting.Dubbed the 'African Lion' by economists, Ethiopia is the home of booming industry, new infrastructure, and showpiece summits. It has become a powerful force in the region and beyond.