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    Can agriculture be Ethiopia’s growth engine?

    Brookings Heinz Strubenhoff Ethiopia is a net exporter of agricultural commodities. However, the low level of industrialized agriculture means that the country exports very little higher value processed food. Despite strong growth in manufacturing, agriculture remains the biggest export earner. Eighty percent of all export revenues of the country and 21 percent of total government […]

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    GIZ and Orange launch an Orange Digital Center in Ethiopia, the 3rd in Africa and the Middle East region

    Orange Following launches in Tunisia and Senegal, Ethiopia will be home to the third Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, which train young people in digital technology and boost their employability Today, GIZ, (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), Orange (Orange.com), the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, the Ethiopian Investment Commission, and the […]

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    Entoto Natural Park: The Hidden Treasure at the Mountain’s Shoulder

    Entoto Park This place is the work area of so many endeavors; Entoto’s High plateau, where it appears among adorable Juniper hills and dreamlike meadows. Ultimately, beyond the horizon of golden fields, this landscape of forgotten dreams reveals its southern border in the abyss Bees’ Cliff (14). Here it shows very soon; the beautiful path […]

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    In Ethiopia, a taste of home for displaced Yemenis

    The World When conflict broke out in Yemen in 2014, Karim Gamal and his family were, like countless others, forced to flee their homes. Six years later, millions of Yemenis remain internally displaced, and thousands of others have left the country altogether, fleeing to the Gulf, Europe, or, in Gamal’s case, Ethiopia. “We all have the love of […]

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    ECA Price Watch points to construction sector as key driver of growth

    ECA “A vibrant construction sector is an indisputable driver of GDP growth in a country,” said Bartholomew Armah, Director of Macroeconomics and Governance at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). He was speaking during a ministerial webinar organised on 23 February to present African member States with the latest in a series of quarterly briefings […]

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    Permanent Mission of Ethiopia to UN Debunks an Article Regarding Tigray

    Walta Helen by Helen Tadesse Addis Ababa, February 24, 2021 (Walta)– The Permanent Mission of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the UN and other International Organizations issued a statement that rebuts an article published by Luzerner Zeitung newspaper on 18 February 2021 regarding Tigray. According to the permanent mission, the newspaper issued baseless […]

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    IMF and Ethiopia agree framework for loan deal reviews

    The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it had agreed a blueprint for the completion of reviews of Ethiopia’s loan programme, taking account of the impact of the coronavirus and the country’s “domestic security situation”. Agreed in December 2019, the three-year programme is worth $2.9 billion. Performance under it has been strong, the IMF said. […]

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    China’s poverty alleviation model instructive for Africa: expert

    Xinhua China’s successful poverty alleviation model is instructive for Africa in its efforts to grow economies and lift millions out of poverty, an Ethiopian expert has said. “The Chinese model is not just lifting people out of poverty, but both the country’s GDP and its development are going in sync with the poverty alleviation program,” […]

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    Faiths institute asks Gates Foundation to change tactics in Africa

    By Fredrick Nzwili, Catholic News ServiceAction NAIROBI, KENYA — An African faiths environmental institute is calling on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to stop funding green revolution technologies and genetically modified seeds for the continent, but instead support natural methods to help Africa achieve food sufficiency and protect its environments. In an open online letter that is […]

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    Global media’s reports on law enforcement operation purposely biased, negative

    The Ethiopian herald  Not Surprisingly, most major international media outlet’s coverage of the federal government’s law enforcement operation in Tigray state has been biased, negative, and one-sided. Besides the continuous distortion of facts on the ground, these media outlets have been engaged in falsification and negativism in their framing of the issue. The major fact […]

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    Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home

    project-syndicate by ABIY AHMED For too long, Africa has been a strategic plaything of world powers. By bolstering its internal cohesion and economic integration, the continent can become a strong geopolitical force with an independent and unified voice on important global issues. ADDIS ABABA – Africans must take responsibility for our continent’s affairs. We have […]

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    The great power struggle between Washington and Beijing takes an unexpected turn in Ethiopia.

    POLITICO By SIMON MARKS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — For the past four years, Welibuw Buzenehe watched as China built a new national sports stadium in the heart of the Ethiopian capital. Located deep in Addis Ababa’s commercial center, the soon-to-be-finished structure towers some 130 feet above the ground, and will have a capacity of 62,000 people. “China […]

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    Abiy and Ramaphosa reset relations

    Abiy’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning reforms offer incidental benefits for both Ethiopia and South Africa. Daily Maverick, BY PETER FABRICIUS Apart from the obvious benefits Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed Ali’s reforms have brought to his own country and the region, they have also created the opportunity to revive rather dormant relations between Ethiopia and South Africa. That […]

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    Ethiopia and Eritrea eye socioeconomic integration

    Xinhua The Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders on Thursday vowed to cement recent gains in the rapprochement of bilateral ties as the two former arch-rivals seek to deepen socio-economic integration. This came on Thursday as the visiting Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia, accompanied by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and laid a foundation stone […]

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    Tears and laughter at Nobel ceremony

    Tears and laughter at Nobel ceremony News in English The Norwegian Nobel Committee’s carefully orchestrated Peace Prize ceremony dissolved into laughter on Tuesday when the committee’s leader almost forgot to award this year’s prize. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali received it in end, though, as some members of the audience wiped away tears and […]

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    The way forward is a unification

    The Ethiopian Herald By Teshome Though starting from the 4th EPRDF conference there was a call for unification this burning issue was put on the backburner till it started fructifying yesterday. Since 1991 the time EPRDF started leading the country grabbing the reign of power the four sister parties namely TPLF, ADP, ODP, and SEPDM […]

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    The coming election may unlikely to be a strictly top-down nationwide affair like the past five polls.

    Open Democracy, by René Lefort Local bosses may fill the party-sized hole in Ethiopia’s next election Ethiopia has traditions of local self-government – could they induce voters to look at independent candidates for Parliament?René Lefort25 October 2019 Next year’s elections in Ethiopia will be unlike the previous five polls. The ruling coalition, the Ethiopian People’s […]

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    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prizef

    CNBC By Vicky McKeever He was awarded the prize Friday for his “efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation and for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea.” Ahmed worked with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki on the peace agreement. “An important premise for the breakthrough was Abiy Ahmed’s unconditional willingness to […]

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    ‘These elections belong to the Ethiopian people.’ US Ambassador Michael Raynor

    Ethiopia’s success in conducting the upcoming elections in a credible and safe manner will be a critical step in the reform process By Michael Raynor, US Embassy It’s a great pleasure and honor for me to be here today to highlight the importance of Ethiopia’s ambitious and essential political reforms – and especially the upcoming […]

Business

  • Ethiopia

    Can agriculture be Ethiopia’s growth engine?

    Brookings Heinz Strubenhoff Ethiopia is a net exporter of agricultural commodities. However, the low level of industrialized agriculture means that the country exports very little higher value processed food. Despite strong growth in manufacturing, agriculture remains the biggest export earner. Eighty percent of all export revenues of the country and 21 percent of total government […]

  • Orange-Digital-Ventures

    GIZ and Orange launch an Orange Digital Center in Ethiopia, the 3rd in Africa and the Middle East region

    Orange Following launches in Tunisia and Senegal, Ethiopia will be home to the third Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, which train young people in digital technology and boost their employability Today, GIZ, (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), Orange (Orange.com), the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, the Ethiopian Investment Commission, and the […]

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    IMF and Ethiopia agree framework for loan deal reviews

    The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it had agreed a blueprint for the completion of reviews of Ethiopia’s loan programme, taking account of the impact of the coronavirus and the country’s “domestic security situation”. Agreed in December 2019, the three-year programme is worth $2.9 billion. Performance under it has been strong, the IMF said. […]

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    Ethiopian Coffee History: From Chewing to Brewing

    When it comes to Ethiopian coffee, history tells a unique and exciting story. Even when you separate Ethiopia from coffee, the facts, and the lore, and the country remains one of the most fascinating regions in the world. Ethiopia is home to the oldest evidence for humankind, one of the oldest alphabets in the world […]

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    Ethiopia: First-mover advantage for investors with long-term outlook

    .h How we made it in Africa Ascent Capital Africa has invested in International Clinical Laboratories, the largest privately-owned medical lab business in Ethiopia. David Owino, founding partner of Nairobi-based private equity firm Ascent Capital Africa, shares his thoughts on investment opportunities in Ethiopia. Interview by Betsy Henderson  Ascent has made several investments in Ethiopia; what […]

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    Ethiopia launches national identification system based on Cardano Blockchain

    Crypto News Ethiopia’s Ministry of Peace has announced the launch of a national identification system. Local reports confirm that the system is based on Cardano’s Atala PRISM. The first of Charles Hoskinson’s “birds” has landed in Ethiopia. In recent days, the Cardano inventor has repeatedly used the analogy of birds for upcoming announcements. And as the Ethiopian […]

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    Africa’s Top 100 Banks 2020: Weathering the storm

    How resilient are Africa’s top banks in the face of Covid-19? Our 2020 survey highlights the longer-term trends transforming banking in Africa.r African business by Tom Minney This year’s survey of Africa’s Top 100 Banks looks beyond the doom and gloom of the pandemic, with a ranking based on financial results which nearly all predate […]

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    Ethiopian Airlines is ‘cash-positive’ as the shift to cargo pays off

    Flight Global By Lewis Harper Ethiopian Airlines’ decision to temporarily convert 25 passenger aircraft for cargo operations has helped it to become “cash positive” during the Covid-19 crisis, according to the African carrier’s chief executive Tewolde Gebremariam. Speaking during a CAPA Live event on 10 February, Gebremariam notes that combined with Ethiopian’s uniquely strong financial performance […]

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    Startup studio 1888EC partners with Mastercard Foundation to create digital solutions for the tourism sector in Ethiopia

    Startup studio 1888EC announced a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation to create Ethiopia’s first travel and leisure platform aimed at creating digital solutions and job opportunities within the contry’s tourism sector. 1888EC, a unique and innovative startup studio established through the partnership, is the first-of-its-kind in Ethiopia. The studio aspires to create disruptive innovators and change-makers and […]

Travel

  • Homage to Entoto Park How the Old “Town in the Forest” is turning into a newly flowering tourist hub

    Homage to Entoto Park How the Old “Town in the Forest” is turning into a newly flowering tourist hub

    Ethiopan Herald, by Mulugeta Gudeta  Entoto is the name of a chain of hills north of the capital Addis Ababa. Entoto evokes not only the image of any hill. It is rather a name that is exclusively attributed to a chain of hills that look like a gateway to the Ethiopian capital in the distance. Entoto […]

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    This Is What It’s Like Trekking the Hottest Place on Earth

    Fodors by Wendy Watta A pungent smell choked the air and breathing into a ruched-up scarf pressed firmly over the nose barely offered any respite. Liquid in unearthly luminous yellow-and-green hot springs scattered around the vicinity spluttered and hissed like simmering cauldrons of puke as sulfur and iron mixed, eyes watering from the emissions. We […]

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    Enigmatic Ethiopia: Africa’s (still) hidden jewel in the crown?

    Daily Maverick, by John Battersby Addis Ababa, a seething and rapidly developing African metropolis, is a regular transit stop for north-south travellers and a destination for officials connected to the African Union and its many commissions. While transit travellers benefit from the cheaper rates of Ethiopian Airlines – Africa’s largest and most globally connected national […]

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    Ethiopia’s Tourism sector is on the rise

    Africa News Room Ethiopian Airlines was announced winner of the Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards for “Airline to Africa Ethiopia participated at the 40th World Travel Market (WTM), which took place from Monday 4th November – Wednesday 6th November at ExCeL in London. WTM is the largest business-to-business travel event in the UK and attracts a 50,000-strong crowd […]

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    The Nile Could Be a Window Into the Underworld

    GIZMODO Byy Ryan F. Mandelbaum Some scientists think the Nile river might be revealing the mysteries of the mantle beneath it. There’s been debate over the age of the Nile—whether it formed from a river redirecting around 5 million years ago or whether a proto-Nile has flowed through the area for 30 million years. If […]

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    Enqutatash (እንቁጣጣሽ); An Ethiopian New year

    Enqutatash is an Ethiopian (Amharic)word, which represents the Ethiopian New Year. It is called Ri’se Awde Amet (“Head Anniversary”) in Ge’ez, the term preferred by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. It occurs on September 11th in the Gregorian Calendar; except for the year preceding a leap year, when it occurs on September 12th. The Ethiopian Calendar Year 2011 Amätä […]

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    Scientists reveal the face of our oldest direct ancestor who roamed Ethiopia millions of years ago

    Independent The 3.8-million-year-old cranium was almost completely preserved meaning scientists could identify never-before-seen facial features 3.8-million-year-old cranium belongs to an adult male who is an ancestor of ‘Lucy’ – one of the world’s most famous fossils The face of our oldest direct ancestor has been revealed for the first time, with scientists calling the 3.8-million-year-old ape-like […]

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    In the Ethiopian Mountains, Ancient Humans Were Living the High Life

    The New York Times, By Carl Zimmer Scientists have discovered what is by far the oldest evidence of human occupation at extreme altitudes: a rock shelter strewn with bones, tools and hearths 11,000 feet above sea level. People lived at the site, in the mountains of Ethiopia, as long as 47,000 years ago. The research, reported on […]

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    2020 Rough Guide ultimate Trarvel bucket list, 100 BEST PLACES ON EARTH

    Rough Guide If you need inspiration on where to travel in 2020, then look no further – Rough Guides’ new book reveals 100 of the most extraordinary places to visit in the world – the ultimate travel bucket list. The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth is being published on 1st September and is […]

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    Behind the Scenes: Grueling Lifestyle Shoot on an Active Volcano in Ethiopia

    Peta pixel DL CADE Photographer Joey L. is known for pushing himself to capture stunning imagery. From his documentary work on the frontlines of the fight against ISIS, to A-list celebrity and commercial work, he never shies away from a physical or creative challenge. His most recent commercial shoot was both. The ad campaign featured the ZAAF Collection, a premium […]

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    A mosaic of 5000 history grows as Ethiopian Cultural Garden nears complition

    By Lynn Ischay, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — From across the street, Ernesto “Ernie” Spinelli looks like a 20-something kid: black pant legs pulled up unevenly to the knees, ball cap on backward with curls spilling everywhere, well-defined calf muscles ending in fashionable work shoes. The 70-year-old on the scaffolding at Cleveland’s new Ethiopian Cultural Garden would laugh at that notion. […]

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    The other Lava Lake on Mount Michael, Ethiopia

    Earth observatory Even with modern scientific tools, there are still some parts of our planet that stay mostly hidden from human eyes. The crater floor of Mount Michael, an active volcano in the South Sandwich Islands of the South Atlantic Ocean, is one of those places. On most days the crater on Saunders Island is […]

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    Have you ever found yourself standing in a foreign land complaining about the excessive number of tourists?

    Life Hypocritical as this undoubtedly is, it masks an inconvenient paradox of modern travel – many of us would like to see the marvels of the world while avoiding the crowds of others who wish to do the same. This challenge has only become harder over recent decades as falling costs of flying, an expanding […]

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    Ten SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT ETHIOPIA

    By Taz Liffman, Interpid Travel Ethiopia may not be the first place you think of when booking your next holiday, but it should be. The country has been at peace for more than 15 years and its economy is one of the fastest growing in the world. Add to this a staggering diversity of landscapes, kaleidoscope […]

Africa

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    ECA Price Watch points to construction sector as key driver of growth

    ECA “A vibrant construction sector is an indisputable driver of GDP growth in a country,” said Bartholomew Armah, Director of Macroeconomics and Governance at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). He was speaking during a ministerial webinar organised on 23 February to present African member States with the latest in a series of quarterly briefings […]

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    China’s poverty alleviation model instructive for Africa: expert

    Xinhua China’s successful poverty alleviation model is instructive for Africa in its efforts to grow economies and lift millions out of poverty, an Ethiopian expert has said. “The Chinese model is not just lifting people out of poverty, but both the country’s GDP and its development are going in sync with the poverty alleviation program,” […]

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    Faiths institute asks Gates Foundation to change tactics in Africa

    By Fredrick Nzwili, Catholic News ServiceAction NAIROBI, KENYA — An African faiths environmental institute is calling on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to stop funding green revolution technologies and genetically modified seeds for the continent, but instead support natural methods to help Africa achieve food sufficiency and protect its environments. In an open online letter that is […]

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    Grid connection of the Eastern Electricity Highway is awaiting trial operation

    Ethiopian Herald BY DARGIE KAHSAY Kenya expected to complete power interconnection with Ethiopia by next June Ethiopia has fully completed its portion of the construction of the Ethio-Kenya power grid and is awaiting the completion of Kenya’s side for trial operation, Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) disclosed while Kenya announced to complete its portion by next […]

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    Sudan devalues currency to meet key condition for debt relief

    Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s central bank sharply devalued the currency on Sunday, announcing a new regime to “unify” official and black-market exchange rates in an effort to overcome a crippling economic crisis and access debt relief. The change is a key reform demanded by foreign donors and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but was […]

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    Africa’s Top 100 Banks 2020: Weathering the storm

    How resilient are Africa’s top banks in the face of Covid-19? Our 2020 survey highlights the longer-term trends transforming banking in Africa.r African business by Tom Minney This year’s survey of Africa’s Top 100 Banks looks beyond the doom and gloom of the pandemic, with a ranking based on financial results which nearly all predate […]

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    A new phase in Africa’s development: Free trade area

    When the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) went into effect on Jan. 1, it became the world’s largest such region, and it will help member states overcome chronic burdens on commerce and their economies A new era for international trade, particularly for the whole of Africa, has started. In 2002, thanks to the lessons […]

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    Italy’s Failed African Gambit

    Seeking to grab a piece of Africa during the colonial scramble for conquest, Italy invaded Ethiopia in early 1896. Warfare History Network by By Gregory Peduto Here’s What You Need to Know: Under the cover of the dusty Ethiopian night, the 17,000-man Italian Royal Expeditionary force scrambled over ragged hills and inactive volcanoes in the early morning […]

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    The Forgotten History of Black Prohibitionism

    Politico By MARK LAWRENCE SCHRAD Established history tells us that the temperance movement was driven by white evangelicals set out to discipline America’s Black and immigrant communities. Established history is wrong. Imagine a prohibitionist. The image that jumps to mind is probably of a well-to-do, conservative, white, Victorian-era prude—pinky raised, sipping tea—browbeating Americans with Bibles about […]

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    President Felix-Antoine Takes Over as the New Chairperson of the African Union (AU) for 2021

    African Union The Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) have elected H.E. Felix- Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as the new Chairperson of the African Union for the year 2021. The event took place today, Saturday 6 February 2021 during the ongoing Thirty-Fourth (34th) Ordinary […]

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    Building Africa We Want: NEPAD Turns 20

    African Union “An impressive accomplishment of NEPAD has been the strengthening of partnerships with the rest of the world. NEPAD has engaged the G20, G8, OECD, FOCAC, TICAD and the UN system on new development cooperation and aid architecture for Africa. Over its 20 years, NEPAD has promoted programmes in areas such as agriculture, health, […]

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    Third party’s interest camouflaging Sudan’s actions

    By Desta Gebrehiwot With Sudan dilly-dallying over the latest Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Tripartite (GERD) talks, experts cast their doubt if Khartoum’s actions represent the country’s genuine interests while signaling potential intervention and pressure from a third party. Sudan’s latest behaviors are stark departures from its previous approaches which the country has been sticking to […]

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    The State of frenemy

    Maintaining the status quo, playing the victim card: How border dispute defining Ethiopia, Sudan  The Ethiopian Herald BY DESTA GEBREHIWOT  In a move that is upping the ante in the Ethio-Sudan border dispute, Khartoum has continued to illegally encroach on the two countries’ borders, said the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicating that Ethiopia has […]

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    Africa is set to roll out its Single Passport this year

    Eturbo News African passport is the flagship project of the 2063 Agenda aiming to remove restrictions on Africans’ ability to travel, work and live within their own continent Apolinari Tairo – eTN TanzaniaJanuary 16, 2021 16:05 A single passport for all African nations is set to be introduced this year as the continent is forging its […]

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    Africa’s Infrastructure Ministers Validate Africa’s Infrastructure Priorities for 2021-2030

    Africa’s infrastructure Ministers convened virtually to discuss the Continent’s infrastructure priorities for 2021-2030 and to validate the outcome of the first extraordinary expert group meeting of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructures, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIIET) held on December 14, 2021. A large number of African Ministers and institutions […]

World

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    Entoto Natural Park: The Hidden Treasure at the Mountain’s Shoulder

    Entoto Park This place is the work area of so many endeavors; Entoto’s High plateau, where it appears among adorable Juniper hills and dreamlike meadows. Ultimately, beyond the horizon of golden fields, this landscape of forgotten dreams reveals its southern border in the abyss Bees’ Cliff (14). Here it shows very soon; the beautiful path […]

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    In Ethiopia, a taste of home for displaced Yemenis

    The World When conflict broke out in Yemen in 2014, Karim Gamal and his family were, like countless others, forced to flee their homes. Six years later, millions of Yemenis remain internally displaced, and thousands of others have left the country altogether, fleeing to the Gulf, Europe, or, in Gamal’s case, Ethiopia. “We all have the love of […]

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    Faiths institute asks Gates Foundation to change tactics in Africa

    By Fredrick Nzwili, Catholic News ServiceAction NAIROBI, KENYA — An African faiths environmental institute is calling on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to stop funding green revolution technologies and genetically modified seeds for the continent, but instead support natural methods to help Africa achieve food sufficiency and protect its environments. In an open online letter that is […]

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    Ethiopian Coffee History: From Chewing to Brewing

    When it comes to Ethiopian coffee, history tells a unique and exciting story. Even when you separate Ethiopia from coffee, the facts, and the lore, and the country remains one of the most fascinating regions in the world. Ethiopia is home to the oldest evidence for humankind, one of the oldest alphabets in the world […]

East Africa

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West Africa

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South Africa

RSS AllAfrica News: South Africa

  • Government Receives Second Batch of Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus Covid-19 Vaccine, 27 Feb February 28, 2021
    [Govt of SA] South Africa is due to receive the second delivery of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Saturday at the O R Tambo International Airport in Gauteng.
  • Mother Loses Two Children and Friend in Crossroads Fire February 26, 2021
    [GroundUp] The remains of five-year-old Andikhusele Mhaga, her bother Alunamda, aged three, and 31-year-old Mzwamadoda Dwayi were found among the charred rubble after the shack they were sleeping in caught alight on Friday morning. The sibling's mother, Nolukholo Mhaga, and two other siblings managed to escape the blaze but have nowhere to sleep tonight. Photo: […]
  • Parliament Shortlists Eight Candidates for Lottery Chair February 26, 2021
    [GroundUp] Parliament's Trade, Industry and Competition portfolio committee has finalised a shortlist of eight candidates to be interviewed for the vacant post of chairperson of the board of the National Lotteries Commission.

North Africa

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  • East Africa: Eritrea's Isaias Blames Conflict on 'Ethnic Polarisation' - Interview February 27, 2021
    [Shabait] Question 1: The TPLF's massive attack on the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Defence Forces in early November of 2020 has resulted in the removal of the TPLF from power. What will be the ramifications of this event on Ethiopia, the wider region, and, especially, the peace process between Eritrea and Ethiopia?
  • Egypt: Egypt Wins Bid to Host World Federation for Medical Education's 2022 Conference February 26, 2021
    [Egypt Online] Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar announced that Egypt has been named the country with the best action plan for organizing and sponsoring the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)'s World Conference 2022, among a total of 25 applicants worldwide.
  • Ethiopia: Scholars Highlight Significance of Negotiation Among Tripartite Countries February 26, 2021
    [Ethiopian Herald] Scholars accentuated that the three countries, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt, are expected to well consolidate the negotiation instead of acting on and off--referring to Sudan's irregular move--as the realization of win-win cooperation is instrumental in benefiting the present and future generations.

Centeral Africa

RSS AllAfrica News: Central Africa

  • Angola: March Women Tournament Rescheduled for Later Next Month February 28, 2021
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Women March Basketball Tournament, initially planned for 26 January to 02 March, was delayed until later next month due to technical and operational grounds, Angop has learnt.
  • Africa: Angolan President João Lourenço Receives AU Award February 28, 2021
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- Angolan President João Lourenço was distinguished by the African Union on Friday with the Recognition Award of the Heads of State and Government, whose countries have ratified the Agreement for the Creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
  • East Africa: EAC Considers DR Congo, Somalia Bid to Join Bloc February 28, 2021
    [New Times] The 21st ordinary meeting of the Summit of the East African Community Heads of State is set to take place virtually on Saturday, February 27, with consideration of the request by the DR Congo to join the six-member bloc high on agenda.

Ethiopia

RSS AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

  • Immediate Withdrawal of Eritrean, Amhara Region Forces From Tigray, Unilateral Cessation of Hostilities By All & Unhindered Delivery of Assistance: Antony J. Blinken February 28, 2021
    [Addis Standard] Addis Ababa -- In his first official statement since becoming the U.S. Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken said "the immediate withdrawal of Eritrean forces and Amhara regional forces from Tigray" are essential first steps to end "reported atrocities and the overall deteriorating situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia."
  • Atrocities in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region - Secretary Blinken Statement February 28, 2021
    [State Department] Washington, DC -- The United States is gravely concerned by reported atrocities and the overall deteriorating situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.  We strongly condemn the killings, forced removals and displacements, sexual assaults, and other extremely serious human rights violations and abuses by several parties that multiple organizations have reported in Tigray.  […]
  • Govt Human Rights Body Blames Eritrea for Axum Massacre February 27, 2021
    [Ethiopian Human Rights Commission] Addis Abeba -- Responding to Amnesty International report on allegations of killings of civilians in Axum, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Chief Commissioner Daniel Bekele said, "Amnesty findings should be taken very seriously, and it would be a useful contribution for an ongoing investigation by EHRC throughout the Tigray region including Axum."

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