A new ruling by the Executive Committee of the African Union greatly restricts the authority of the ACHPR in its fight to stop human rights abuses across Africa.
Ethiopia Tender and Business News
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is about to make a major mark on the country again, this time through the selection of a cabinet of 50% women.
The African Union and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) just released a new strategy document to help guide countries in Africa for sustainable farm mechanization.
With millions of small family farms growing most of the African continent's food, it is going to take a strong political commitment to drive more rapid production and income of this critically important sector of the economy.
Ethiopia, the fastest-growing economy in Africia, is investing US $43 million in a major set of road projects as a means of attracting new companies to the region and lure further investment.
The African continent’s emphasis on new hydroelectric power could put it in serious trouble as climate change drives temperatures up and dries out waterways.
The Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (OGEF) just received a total of US $58 million from the Nordic Development Fund, the African Development Bank, the Shell Foundation of the Netherlands, and other partners.
State-owned Zambia Airlines was shut down after liquidation in 1994. It is on track to launch yet again thanks to a new shareholding agreement just signed with Ethiopian Airlines.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced a new initiative targeting providing quality human and animal healthcare within the African continent. It's called "In Reach Africa".
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is providing a grant for a major new geothermal plant in Ethiopia.
On August 20-21, Kigali, Rwanda will be hosting the Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference. Over 500 delegates, mostly made up of the young, will come together from across Africa to discuss how to boost employment opportunities in agriculture on the continent through use of information and communication technologies (ICT) as well as entrepreneurship.
EXX Africa, a business risk intelligence services provider for Africa, just published a special report on the state of illegal arms trading along the Horn of Africa.
Ant Financial (Ant) of China and the International Financial Corporation (IFC) are working together with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to promote digital financial inclusion in Africa.
When countries in Africa clashed in the past, there was little in the way of alternative to war and inter-tribal battles. Softer approaches to conflict resolution are now replacing that, starting with the border regions in Eastern Africa.
The Rectorate of the Pan African University that was formerly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, moved to Yaoundé, Cameroon last week.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
To help scale up humanitarian assistance to people affected by escalating inter-communal violence in Ethiopia, the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) on July 13 authorized US $15 million to be used in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Electric Power has now gone online with a new $40M Electricity Transmission System Improvement Project recently completed by GE's Grid Solutions Business.
The Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP) had its first meeting during the first week of July 2018, in Cote d'Ivoire. It was organized as a two-day workshop to discuss technical, commercial, regulatory and financial issues in the rapidly-growing Energy market in Africa.
Ethiopia's Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity has commissioned General Electric (GE) to build a scalable micro grid system powered by a Hybrid Distributed Power unit for Digo Village in the Oromia region of Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa and SkyTrax certified global airline, has selected CellPoint Mobile, provider of sales and payment-side technology solutions based in Dubai, to provide more payment options.
A major side event at the 31st African Union Summit currently underway in Mauritania was the joint African Union-European Union "Women in Power" event.
Eritrea's diplomatic visit last week to Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, received high praise from the United Nations Secretary-General as a sign of peace after many years of tense relations since the war between the two countries twenty years ago.
To address the needs for professional networking on the African continent, Ethiopia-based Afrinection (http://www.afrinection.com), a free web-based integrated professional networking, jobs, and marketing platform was just introduced.
The Netherlands based Agrotop, a global player in livestock turnkey projects, has signed a contract to develop a large-scale poultry integration project with Nutropia Poultry & Feed in Ethiopia.