German technology group Voith opened a new East Africa hub on May 11, 2018, in Addis Ababa. From there it will be focusing on its active contribution to the development of new hydropower projects throughout the region.
Ethiopia Tender and Business News
Two new Ethiopian agri-business development projects were just authorized for grants from the African Development Bank's Agriculture Fast Track Fund. One is a coffee-processing firm and the second an organic spices company.
The Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing (AINFP), a public-private partnership dedicated to tapping the power of the private sector to create better nutrition for African consumers while also supporting local farmers, was just launched.
The Trans-Africa highway, a 10,228-kilometer long major artery connecting Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa, is now complete. The former missing link in that path, the Dodoma-Babati road, was just opened for transportation.
Ethiopian Airlines has ordered 10 new Q400 turboprop planes from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft of Montreal.
Competition regulation is growing in Africa, with eight out of the top ten economies in Africa already having established law regulating competition.
London's famous Victoria and Albert museum of ancient treasures opened a new exhibition on April 5 that's drawing major crowds. Part of why is it is filled with ancient treasures looted from Ethiopia.
The new Senior Communications Specialist Head, Communications & Advocacy for the Africa Risk Capacity/United Nations World Food Programme is Chinedu Moghalu, a Nigerian.
Based on a recent survey conducted by a team of wildlife conservationists, there may be as many as 183 lions and 198 hyenas living in a remote national park on the Sudan-Ethiopia border.
The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will be holding its first annual gathering of alumni of the U.S. government exchange program starting April 21.
The African Standby Capacity (ASC) Civilian Foundation Course for Rostered Personnel was held March 18-24 in Harare, Zimbabwe. The African Union Commission (AUC), with support from ACCORD/TIP, organized the event.
Funders looking to invest in financial inclusion are now making Sub-Saharan Africa a top priority. The region now accounts for 30 percent of all active projects.
Atlanta-based GE Power and and FieldCore, the company’s independent field services execution arm, have successfully restarted Metahara Sugar Factory in Ethiopia, seven months after the plant was severely damaged by a major thunderstorm.
United Kingdom hands funds to the Arakele Design College, a provider of vocational training in sewing, to enhance the college’s free scholarship programme in the fashion design sector.
The African Ministers of Trade considered and approved the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as well as the Protocols on Trade in Goods and Trade in Services that will form part of the Agreement.
After intense political turmoil which has gripped Ethiopia for over two years, one of the biggest political dominoes just came crashing down. Prime Minister Hallemariam Desalegn announced on February 15 that he was resigning.
GE Healthcare, an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Amref Health Africa, the largest non-governmental organization based in Africa, announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare systems in Africa.
Led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the US President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) marked the end of a nine-year program with the Ministry of Health to improve the ability of Ethiopian health centers to detect, diagnose, and treat malaria.
Ethiopia is being actively pushed to more conflict and violence, thanks to the growth of social-media driven messages of anger. Many of these come from across the world.
Last 6 February 2018, U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor has officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced its plans to up Africa's industrial Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 130 percent by 2025 driving the continent's overall GDP from $2.3 trillion to $5.6 trillion.
The release of two radio journalists from prison in Ethiopia on January 10 is considered more a token gesture by the government than anything else.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The 2018 Edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) was presented to delegates at the African Union Summit on January 26. The report singles out African resilience in the face of multiple negative shocks as a positive. A major impediment to growth remains the lack of proper infrastructure throughout most of the continent, however.