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  1. Ethiopia: ERA Receives Credit Approval From World Bank Group for U.S.$370 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The agreement to finance the 57km long expressway section has a 38-year maturity date and a six year grace period Ethiopian Roads Authority got credit approval from the World Bank Group for 370 million dollars for the construction of a section of the Modjo-Awassa expressway in the next fiscal year. The highly concessional agreement, with a maturity date of 38 years and a grace period of six years, will finance the 57Km long Batu Ziway-Arsi Negele section of the expressway.

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  2. Ethiopia: WB Loan of U.S.$350 Million to Finance Phase Two of Agri-Growth ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ethiopian government has completed a 350 million-dollar loan agreement with the World Bank on May 7, 2015 on a highly concessional basis of 38 years for the second phase of the Agricultural Growth Programme . The loan agreement will be used in all regional states except Afar and Somali as well as in Dire Dawa City Administration, covering 157 rural Woredas.

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  3. Ethiopia: World Bank Extends Us$350 Million Loan to the Agricultural SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The World Bank has extended a US$350 million loan for financing the agricultural sector in Ethiopia. The agreement was signed by State Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ahmed Shide, and World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia, Guang Z. Chenon.

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  4. Nib Bank, Insurance Finance Four Buildings Simultaneously - Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:02Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Walta Information Centre

    In addition to its 31-storey headquarters, Nib changes the skyline in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa with another three buildings. Nib International Bank and Nib Insurance Company are to construct three additional buildings in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa for their joint use, as they prepare to hire a contractor for their 31-storey headquarters at the developing financial district along Ras Abebe Aragay St. The construction in Addis Abeba, will lie on a 1,435.5sqm plot along African Avenue.

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  5. Ethiopia: Nib Bank, Insurance Finance Four Buildings SimultaneouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | AllAfrica.com

    In addition to its 31-storey headquarters, Nib changes the skyline in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa with another three buildings. Nib International Bank and Nib Insurance Company are to construct three additional buildings in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa for their joint use, as they prepare to hire a contractor for their 31-storey headquarters at the developing financial district along Ras Abebe Aragay St. The construction in Addis Abeba, will lie on a 1,435.5sqm plot along African Avenue.

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  6. Ethiopia: Global Craving for Ancient Ethiopian Grain Offers Opportunities, PitfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Six days a week, an Ethiopian Airlines flight departs for Washington, D.C., with a fresh batch of 3,000 injera on board. This pancake-shaped pale spongy bread is a centuries old Ethiopian staple made from teff, an indigenous tiny grain now making a global name for itself as a health food. 1 comment

  7. Ethiopia parties hope to wow voters ahea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 29 April 2015 - As Ethiopia gears up for its fifth national elections next month, 58 political parties are vying for the hearts and minds of the country's roughly 36.8 million registered voters. National Electoral Board of Ethiopia Deputy Chairman Addisu Gebregziabher said that rival parties had already begun reaching out to voters nationwide.

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  8. Ethiopia: East African Bottling Constructing 420 Million Birr Plant in Bahir DarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The new plant is part of a 500 million dollar investment by the company which holds the Coca Cola franchise East African Bottling S.C started the construction of a 420-million Br plant two weeks ago in Bahir Dar, in the Amhara Regional State. The plant, constructed on a 30ha plot, is a part of a 500 million-dollar investment, which the company launched in April 2012.

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  9. Ethiopia: Kifiya, Netherlands' Gov't Develop Micro Insurance Service At 2.1 Million EurosRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    East African Bottling S.C started the construction of a 420-million Br plant two weeks ago in Bahir Dar, in the Amhara Regional State. The plant, constructed on a 30ha plot, is a part of a 500 million-dollar investment, which the company launched in April 2012.

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  10. Ethiopia: House Passes the First Industrial Park Bill for the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The House of Peoples' Representatives enacted the Industrial Park Bill on March 31, 2015, the same day it heard the report from the House Industry Affairs Standing Committee, which had been reviewing the document since March 10. Even though the development of industrial parks is one of the priorities of the government's Growth & Transformation Plan, it has never been backed by any rules and regulations, states Proclamation 23/2015. As stated in the Bill's preamble, the World Bank and other organisations had also expressed concerns that could have affected the continuation of their support in the absence of clear regulations regarding the Industrial Park Bill.

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  11. States receive 26 ambulances - Tuesday, 07 April 2015 08:57Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The Ethiopian Red Cross Society yesterday handed over 26 new ambulances to various states which the association bought with financial generation of the community of the respective states. Handing over the ambulances to the respective states, Hagos Gemechu, Deputy Secretary General Programme of the ERCS, said the need for ambulance service across the nation is growing; and that is now much more the case due to the betterment of road infrastructures, he added.

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  12. Ethiopia: Petroleum Supply Enterprise to Build Close to 160 Oil DepotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    About 160 oil depots will be built across the country to sustainably resolve the occasional shortage of petroleum, Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise said. The construction will be carried out in two phases with 40 depots planned to be finalized within 14 months of the first phase.

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  13. Ethiopia: World Bank to Finance Expanded Agriculture in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The new financing, from the World Bank's highly-concessional lending agency- the International Development Association, will further boost the development potential of Ethiopia's agriculture industry which accounts for 45 percent of the country's total output and occupies nearly 80 percent of the nation's labor force. It is also a major contributor to export earnings.

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  14. New 30,000-seat Gambella stadium...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The 30,000 seater Gambella stadium construction project is nearing completion. The state of the art international grade stadium, saw its blueprints made public only last October, but the progress in the construction is such that the Ethiopian Football Federation president Junedine Bashah, boldly declared on his Twitter account that the stadium would be completed by the end of the year.

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  15. Ethiopia's leap toward solar energy - Tuesday, 24 March 2015 13:04Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia, a vibrantly growing economy attracting many investors, will need alternative sources of energy to sustain production and economic growth. It is out of these challenges the country is looking for more clean and renewable energy alternatives.

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  16. DjiboutiRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | TrekEarth

    Djibouti , officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast.

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  17. Ethiopia: Meskel Square, Addis Ababa - Worshipping At the Temple of Long-Distance RunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Meskel Square is the spiritual home of long-distance running in Ethiopia. Every day, as the sun rises, hundreds of runners trace a path back and forth across its vast amphitheatre, literally following in the footsteps of Abebe Bikila and Haile Gebrselassie.

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  18. ASEC Engineering signs Plant Management Agreement in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | New Vision

    ASEC Engineering and Management, the leading cement plant O&M service provider in Egypt and the MENA region, has signed a contract with Ethiopia's National Cement Share Company to provide full technical assistance for the operation and maintenance of a cement plant with a production capacity of one million tons of clinker per annum. The plant is located in the city of Dire Dawa in Ethiopia, 450 km east of the capital Addis Ababa.

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  19. Ethiopia: Egyptian Firm Asec Engineering to Manage National Cement's PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    National Cement S.C. has signed a plant management deal with the Egyptian firm Asec Engineering and Management, a subsidiary of Qalaa Holdings. The one-year contract, which is renewable for a five-year term, will allow National Cement to receive full technical assistance for the operation and maintenance of a cement plant from the leading cement plant Operations & Management service provider in Egypt and the Mena region.

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  20. International Women's Day to be marked in Dire Dawa - Friday, 06 March 2015 14:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    This year's International Women's Day will be celebrated in Dire Dawa town on Sunday, the Ministry of Women, Children Youth Affairs said. Public Relations Directorate Director at MoWCYA, Abiy Ephrem told WIC today that the celebration would have a significant role to enhance the all-round participations of women and scale up their best practices.

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