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  1. 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.


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

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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.


  3. DjiboutiRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | 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.


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

    Thursday Mar 19 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 13 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 6 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. Nation identifies 5 corridors for horticulture development - Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research said five development corridors said to be favorable for horticulture development in the country have been identified. Addis Ababa- Oromia, Hawassa- Arba Minch, Awash- Dire Dawa and Harrar, Bahir Dar- Nile Gorge and South Gondar, as well as Mekele- Raya and Alamata are the corridors.


  16. Ogaden-Djibouti : PM Desalegn Asks President Guelleh to Calm Issa Leader ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | CNN

    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. He wants IOG to persuade them to accept the federal arbitration decision ordering the Somali Regional State to hand the three localities situated on the Addis Ababa-Djibouti highway back to the Afar Regional State.


  17. Ethiopia's population to pass the 100 million mark in five yearsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    Ethiopia's population will grow by 10 million after five years, reaching 100,829,000, forecasts the Central Statistics Agency. The forecasted figure will hold if the current Total Fertility Rate which is, 4.1 percent, continues within the stated time frame.


  18. Ethiopia: MoTr Says Finance for National Railway Network Not SecuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ministry of Transport on Tuesday revealed that the construction of the Ethio-Djibouti railway project is on schedule; however, other railway projects, which are part of the planned nationwide railway network, have not secured the required loans except one which is partially financed by the Government of India. According to the Minister of Transport, Workneh Gebeyehu, who presented his office's six-month performance report to the House of Peoples' Representatives on Tuesday, the construction of the Addis Ababa/Sebeta-Me'iso and Me'iso-Dire Dawa and the other long range project, the Awash - Woldiya/Hara Gebeya, are achieving a progress of 60 percent and 71 percent, respectively.


  19. Addis Light Rail upcoming opportunities - Saturday, 07 February 2015 09:22Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 7 February 2015 - Yeshiwork Techane, 23, is communication officer in a governmental organization. She had observed the Addis Light Rail recent pre-revenue testing.


  20. Qatari investors to launch 500 mln USD projects - Saturday, 17 January 2015 06:52Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    President Mulatu Teshome stated that the government will consolidate its support to investors who are keen to invest in Ethiopia. During his talks with a Qatari business group led by Sheikh Fahad Ahmed M.T Al Thani here Friday, the President said Qatari investors would benefit a lot by engaging in the Ethiopian market due to the countries' geographic proximity. 3 comments