New study from Control Risks Group suggests that while Nigeria, South Africa, and Egypt, the traditional economic giants of Africa, have been stumbling recently, Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine their performance.
Ethiopia Tender and Business News
39 new Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn in by Charge d’Affaires Troy Fitrell at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa on September 15.
According to a survey conducted in May-June 2017 by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Ethiopia's Somali region includes over 577,711 internally displaced persons (IDPs), scattered over 264 sites, a major settlement of ethnically Somali who are also Ethiopian nationals.
The Land Policy Initiative (LPI), a joint project of the African Union, the African Development Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, recently held a workshop in partnership with the government of Madagascar to review a major Country Report and Business Plan for the nation.
African countries may have embraced the Internet for its potential to educate and to stimulate a digital economic revolution. Unfortunately the governments in those countries are often shutting down the internet all too often, when it suits their interests in blocking public dissension and distribution of information the country wants hidden.
A new analysis from PwC of South Africa says Africa's hospitality sector, especially in its emerging markets, has the potential for high profits thanks to increasing foreign investment and a related growth in the number of foreign travelers coming to the continent.
The much-needed upgrade of Africa Hall, the Addis Ababa-based headquarters for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), took a major step forward on August 10th, when members of the new advisory board for the Africa Hall Renovation Project met for the first time.
The theme of this year's African Union Decentralization Day celebrated on August 10 was "Youth Participation". With 63 percent of Africa's overall population below the age of 25, getting youth involved in all aspects of society is critical to the continent's growth and health.
To support the cause and challenge of refugees in Ethiopia, the government of Italy has stepped up by providing a 2 million euro grant through the Fund for Africa.
Africar Group, the largest car classifieds platform in Africa, is now available in 10 local languages on the markets where it operates.
The United States announced on August 4 that it will providing more than $169 million in humanitarian assistance to deal with the effects of prolonged severe drought in Kenya and Ethiopia.
The British Government moved onward for another step in bringing solar power capabilities to Africa, as part of its Energy Africa Campaign. This time the country it will be working with is Ethiopia.
The shortlist of potential winners for the first ever Africa Architecture Awards have just been announced by , which are intended to recognize and reward worthy projects from around the continent and to create a broader awareness of the issues and opportunities inherent in the built environment through dialogue, analysis and critique
Protesters in Ethiopia have risen up again in their thousands, voicing their anger at their country's authoritarian government, its bias towards those close to the ruling elite, and its failure to share the country’s wealth more equally. Civicus, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, calls for action to help preserve basic human rights in the country.
Businesses in the largest shopping market in Ethiopia’s capital city went on strike on July 25, as part of a protest against a major increase in business taxes.
Healthymagination's Mother and Child Programme just unveiled the 14 social enterprises selected as its second cohort in Africa. Each emerging enterprise is focused in one way or another on improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have begun a new major collaboration initiative to help transform precarious situations in the desert part of Africa into developmental opportunities. It is called the 'Desert to Power program', and will be deployed to 11 countries including Sudan.
The Ethiopian Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries just launched its new Ethiopian Livestock Identification and Traceability System. It was made possible with the technical and financial support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
The fall army worm has expanded so rapidly in southern Africa that its presence is behind a cut in this year's regional maize harvest forecast by up to 10 percent. A new multi-part plan to increase surveillance and research to contain the worm may help push back the agricultural menace.
Drought conditions in East Africa are worsening rapidly, leaving crops scorched, pastures dying with water, and thousands of livestock dead. So says an urgent alert warning issued by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization on July 14.
A new report prepared by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) says Africa can transform its society into one recognized as prosperous and productive. To accomplish that, however, it will have to find a way to harness the energy and inspiration of the 60% of the continent's population who is currently under 25 years.
Ireland's Africa Agri-Food Development Programme (AADP), a programme developed to support partnerships between Irish and African agri-food companies, just announces a call for applications to participate in the program.
Africa is growing economically throughout the continent. For the 11 million young Africans who entered the labor market in 2014 alone, many see few opportunities in the agriculture sector and are constrained by a lack of skills, low wages, and limited access to land and financial services. Combined, this makes them more prone to migrate from rural areas.
The border between Eritrea and Ethiopia is a surprisingly open one, with new souls arriving every day out of Eritrea. And while it is one thing to hear about it in the news, it is a very different matter to see the tired eyes, surrounded by dust and grime, of a 14-year-old Eritrean girl who’s just arrived on the Ethiopian side of the shared border.
A new competition was just launched to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural areas of Africa.