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

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Apr 7 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Apr 7 | 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.


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

    Monday Apr 6 | 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.


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

    Friday Apr 3 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. Ethiopia: NIB Gets Core Insurance Solution for 11 Million BrRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Nib Insurance Company S.C will become the second insurer in acquiring a CORE insurance solution integrating all its branches with one electronic system named Genisys Configurator for 11 million Br. The system, developed by the Indian based company CMC Limited and supplied by Techno Brain Global FEZ is going to be implemented by the latter, CMC's local partner for Africa, according to the agreement that was signed on Tuesday February 24, 2014, between Hailemariam Assefa, chief executive officer of NIC, and Mekonnen Tesfaye country director of Techno Brain at the office of NIC located at Dembel City Center on Africa Avenue.


  15. Zambia lie in wait for Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Vanguard

    Zambia's U-23 side will be the Dream Team's next opponents in the race to the 11th All-Africa Games after they must have seen off Gabon, following the withdrawal of Madagascar. Siasia's wards lashed the Gabonese 4-1 in Libreville on Saturday with the return leg set for Abuja on March 7. The winner of the two-leg fixture is billed to play the winner between Zambia and Madagascar, but the Indian Ocean islanders withdrew from the race, handing an automatic final round ticket to the Zambians.


  16. Football: Nigeria impress in All-Africa Games qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Peninsula

    Johannesburg--Nigeria began their 2015 All-Africa Games football qualifying campaign impressively with a 4-1 away triumph over Gabon at the weekend Junior Ajayi scored early in each half, Oghenekaro Etebo converted a penalty for a two-goal half-time lead and Peter Onyekachi completed the Libreville rout A profitable weekend for away teams saw Sudan win 2-1 in Ethiopia, Burundi win 1-0 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda draw 0-0 in Mozambique Ali Osman and Athar Al-Tahir gave Sudan a two-goal half-time lead in eastern city Dire Dawa and Dawa Hutessa converted a late Ethiopian penalty DR Congo dominated Burundi in Kinshasa only to fall behind on 50 minutes when Badi Shimirimana punished a defensive blunder


  17. Ethiopia: National Waste Treatment Plant Way Behind in Securing FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    On his visit to one of the continent's emerging trade fairs dubbed All African Leather Fair, which is taking place in Addis Ababa, Tadesse Haile, state minister of Industry, disclosed that the long awaited project of the establishment of common effluent treatment plant is short of funds to at least kick start ground work. The common waste treatment plant for some 29 leather processors in Ethiopia, which is estimated to absorb some 800 million birr, was designed to dispose the leather industries waste that is damaging to the environment.


  18. The traditional Issa elder Moustapha Mohamed Ibrahim, has drawn the wrath of Addis Ababa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Harowo.com

    The creation of three kebele administered by the Issa within the Afar Regional State is a cause of ongoing concern for the Ethiopian authorities. During his official visit to Djibouti on 7 February, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn asked Djibouti President IsmaA l Omar Guelleh to intervene with the Ethiopian Issa.


  19. U.S. government extends commitment to combat tuberculosis in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Representatives from the governments of Ethiopia and the United States joined with officials from ALERT and St. Peter's hospitals yesterday to inaugurate renovated tuberculosis laboratories and an outpatient department. The U.S. Government, through USAID, funded the renovation that included basic culture laboratory equipment, installation of a negative pressure system and furniture under its TB CARE I activity.


  20. Ethiopia, Djibouti agreed to construct oil pipeline - Thursday, 19 February 2015 07:06Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia and Djibouti concluded an agreement giving a green light for the construction of an oil pipeline that stretches across the two countries. The agreement was inked on February 7, 2015 by Tolosa Shagi, Ethiopian Minister of Mines and Ali Yacoub Mahamoud, Djibouti's Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources Department.