The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will start generating electricity in 18 months time with two of its sixteen turbines generating 375MW each, the Ethiopian Embassy in London has said.
Ethiopia is currently building five fertilizer plants at a total cost of over $2.8 billion, the Ministry of Industry said Wednesday.
A planned anti-gay rally that would have made Ethiopia the latest African country to demonize gays has been cancelled, officials said Wednesday. In addition, plans by the legislature to add gay sex to a list of crimes not eligible for presidential pardons has been dropped, said Redwan Hussein, a government spokesman.
Ethiopian officials say that attackers fired on a public bus in the country's west, killing nine people and wounding seven.
Today more than ever, global cities need to run just to stand still. Urban leaders who wish to provide their citizens with the benefits of becoming a global powerhouse must fire on all cylinders, all the time. Here are the African cities who might become part of the race in the future: Please have a look at A.T. Kearney’s Emerging Cities Outlook (ECO).
Asian Paints Ltd, India’s largest paint company, on Tuesday said that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Asian Paints (International) Limited, had acquired 51% equity share capital of Ethiopia-based Kadisco Chemical Industry PLC.
The South Zone task force arrested a youngster for possession and selling of ‘Khat leaves’, a stimulant drug substance. The drug was procured from sources in Ethiopia and Yemen. Khat leaves are prohibited in India.
Rebel fighters in South Sudan have set their sights on a new target: oil. Their tactics are putting the interests of the world's second-largest economy at risk.
Kenyan oil marketer KenolKobil swung to a profit last year helped by lower exchange rate losses and cost cuts, and forecast "significantly improved results" this year.
A volcano just south of Ecuador's capital Quito has erupted, creating a spectacular plume of ash, 10km (six miles) high. The Tungurahua volcano created the huge cloud on Friday in an eruption that lasted just five minutes.
From Gedam Sefer to Ere bekentu, from Arat Kilo to Doro Maneqia Addis Ababa is a city of surprises and contrasts. The names of places simply grew in a natural and organic way. We call it Gedam Sefer and yet neither monk nor nun would dare to pass through it. An Arada from Arat Kilo may outsmart an Arada from Merkato any time of the day.