FAO and USAID launch Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 project
A project to encourage sustainable and productive livestock in Africa was launched on Thursday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and six African countries - Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda.
Cevital eyes huge investments in Ethiopia
In a meeting with Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyhu, Mr. Issad Rebrab the founder and manager of the of Cevital, the largest private conglomerate in Algeria, with interests in the agri-food sector, retail, industry and services disclosed the company’s decision to set up huge investment projects in Ethiopia today (February 24, 2017). Mr. Issad Rebrab said, Cevital has been studying the Ethiopian economy starting from 2013 and looking on how to be part of the notable development in the country.
President Salva Kiir arrives in Addis for a three-day official visit
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit arrived in Addis Ababa on Thursday (February 23, 2017) for a three-day official visit.
Somalia: President appoints a Prime Minister before visiting Saudi Arabia
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has appointed Hassan Ali Khayre as his Prime Minister.
Mogadishu Declaration on regional cooperation on the current drought
A joint Declaration was issued in Mogadishu on Wednesday (February 22) by President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, and President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia.
Nile Day marked in Tanzania by members of the Nile Basin Initiative
Representatives of the 10 member states of the Nile Basin Initiative met in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on Wednesday to mark Nile Day, in commemoration of 18 years since the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative.
Italy to finance a health infrastructure enhancing project in Ethiopia
Italy and the Ethiopian government on Monday signed a financing agreement worth 5 million euros to enhance Ethiopia’s health sector infrastructure.
Premier attends inauguration ceremony of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn attended the inauguration of Somalia’s newly-elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed held on Wednesday (February 22) in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Sudan's President attends the International Defense Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi
The International Defense Exhibition and Conference, (IDEX), is a biennial arms and defense technology sales exhibition being held this week (February 19-23) in Abu Dhabi.
Kenya Power to import cheaper and more reliable electricity from Ethiopia
Kenya Power has announced plans to start importing cheaper, clean and reliable electricity from Ethiopia. It said this would help it reduce cost of electricity as well as accelerate its goal of connecting over 1.5 million Kenyans to the national grid by 2020.
State Minister Aklilu meets the Director for Ethiopian International Professional Support for Abay (EIPSA)
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