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  1. Hailemariam: Ethiopia will register double digit growthRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Capital Ethiopia

    Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that the country will attain the 11.4 percent economic growth it has planned for this fiscal year. He said this while the House of People's Representative discussed President Mulatu Teshome's motion for the speech.


  2. HPR approves motion for President Mulatu's speech - Thursday, 16 October 2014 13:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Walta Information Centre

    The House of Peoples' Representatives in its regular session held today approved the motion for President Mulatu Teshome's speech at the State of the Union. Asked about Ethiopia's economy, the Premier said that the country's economy has been growing on average by 10.3 per cent.


  3. Ethiopia: Credit Suisse Delays U.S. $1.4 Billion Loan for Railway ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | AllAfrica.com

    Credit Suisse, a syndicate of banks and Export Credit Agencies, has delayed a USD 1.4 billion loan, which it has agreed to extend to the Government of Ethiopia for the financing of the Awash-Woldiya railway project, due to the Environment Impact Assessment report, The Reporter learnt. According to reliable sources approached by The Reporter, the reason that prompted the bank to withhold the anticipated loan is in connection with the impact assessment that was carried out and submitted by the Ethiopian Railways Corporation that is said to have failed to meet the Equator Principles up on which the bank considers it as a guiding principle for evaluating EIA.


  4. Ethiopia's Danakil Depression: O...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Located in the northeastern corner of Ethiopia near the border with Eritrea, the Danakil Depression has been called "the gateway to Hell" because it is one of the hottest and harshest places on Earth, with recorded temperatures of 125 degrees reports USA Today. Rain almost never falls here.


  5. Ethiopian govt provides land for modern apparel factoryRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Fibre2Fashion

    The Government of Ethiopia has provided 100 hectares of land in the Tigray region in Mekele city to Velocity Apparel Plc for construction of a modern garment factory with an initial investment of US$ 150 million, Ethiopian News Agency reported. The State Minister of Industry Tadese Haile said that project is important for Ethiopia, as it has major economic benefits.


  6. Garment-making finds new low-cost home in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Ethiopian women walk on a road as they return home at dusk near Mekele in northern Ethiopia March 9, 2007. Ethiopian women walk on a road as they return home at dusk near Mekele in northern Ethiopia March 9, 2007.


  7. Ethiopia: Unrelenting Stance On GERDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Water affairs ministers of Ethiopia and Sudan rejected their Egyptian counterpart's latest proposal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam while agreeing unanimously to hire an international consultant that will conduct a study on the effects of the dam on downstream countries.


  8. Ethiopia: Indian Company to Build Textile Industry in MekeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    An Indian Company, Velocity Apparel, has received 100 hectares of land in Mekele to build a modern textile industry with a starting capital of USD 150 million.


  9. Mekele University becomes center of techno...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 11 August 2014 - Ambassador Dr. Genet Zewude, Ambassador of Ethiopia to India, said that Mekele University has become a nucleus of technology transfer, innovation and problem solving for the IGAD region.


  10. Tigray Diaspora's Festival Tigray 2014 in Mekelle CityRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    ... and national back grounds. This time around, Festival Tigray 2014 took place for the first time in Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia. The Tigray National Regional State has been ready and willing to host the event after learning about the decisions taken ...


  11. Ethiopia: Diasporas Laud Development Triumph in EthiopiaRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Some 3000 Tigray born Diasporas participating in the festival since Thursday expressed their delight over the development success Ethiopia has registered, after visiting development works at Mekele.


  12. Tigray international Diaspora festival kicks off - Friday, 01 August 2014 13:26Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - The Tigray International Diaspora Festival opened on Thursday at the conference hall of the Martyrs' Monument of Tigray in Mekele town.


  13. Ethiopian Airlines soon to launch a new sustainable tourism policy - Friday, 01 August 2014 06:01Read the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The presentation of a first complete draft of a new sustainable tourism policy for Ethiopia is now just weeks away and stakeholders are meeting in Addis Ababa since yesterday for a broad consultative workshop.


  14. Ethiopia to finalize Sustainable Tourism Master plan - Tuesday, 29 July 2014 16:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The STMP is an initiative currently being developed through the technical support provided by the Sub-Regional Office for Eastern Africa and the Division for Regional Integration and Trade , in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. 3 comments

  15. Tigray International Diaspora festival preparations complete - Sunday, 27 July 2014 05:43Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The Tigray International Diaspora Festival preparations have been completed, the Region's Government announced.


  16. Ethiopia: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Amnesty International

    These latest detentions add to Ethiopia's ever-increasing number of journalists, opposition members, activists and other dissenting voices locked up for alleged 'terrorism' offences The Ethiopian authorities must halt their continuing onslaught on dissent, Amnesty International said today, after the arrest of four more opposition party members this ... (more)


  17. Engine factory to be operational - Monday, 07 July 2014 07:26Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    An engine factory being constructed in Mekele Town of Ethiopia with 300 million birr will be operational in the coming year, the Ethiopian Power Engineering Industry said.


  18. Empowering communities saves women's lives in Tigray, EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... class="active">Empowering communities saves women#039;s lives in Tigray, Ethiopia


  19. Global AgendaRambam Doctors Help Change Lives of EthiopiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    In the space of a few days, an international delegation that included two physicians from the Rambam Hospital in Haifa changed the lives of dozens of children and adults in northern Ethiopia.


  20. Surgeons repair 91 Ethiopians' facial disfigurements in five daysRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | Jerusalem Post

    Within five days, a 40-member international delegation of physicians changed the lives of dozens of children and adults in northern Ethiopia.