New report says an estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven East African countries namely – Ethiopia, Djibouti, … Read More
The Ethiopian Electric power (EEP) said it has completed installation of the 433 kilometers of Ethio-Kenya power transmission line.
The United States military and the Ethiopia National Defense Force, militaries from the nations of Brazil, Burundi, Canada, Djibouti, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Rwanda, Somalia, Uganda, United Kingdom are … Read More
The total number of cholera outbreak victims in Ethiopia including the capital city, Addis Ababa, has reached 614, says, Ethiopian Public Health Institute.
The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) is set to mark its 20th anniversary tomorrow in Kigali, Rwanda. NBI has brought together the Nile Basin countries, Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Egypt, Tanzania, Rwanda, … Read More
The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ambassador Mahboub Maalim, expresses support for the African Union’s (AU’s) call for the cancellation of Somalia’s debt.
For the past few years Indian private sector has been partnering with East Africa countries on selected investment areas under a project initiated by the Geneva based International Trade Center … Read More
As part of its political reform, the Government of Ethiopia has appointed new ambassadors to 17 countries, including The Hague, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates.
Over 30,800 vulnerable rural households in Uganda will benefit from a $210.4 million project that aims to sustainably increase rural livelihoods.
By Mekonnen Teshome – Kampala, Ugannda – Scientists working for the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) say that they are conducting research and clinical trials to find safer, efficacious … Read More
There is likely to be more rainfall in Ethiopia and South Sudan, which has the potential to cause flooding, a new report said.
By Devika Jyothi – Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) took part in the 10th All African Leather Fair (AALF) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Through its participation, SITA … Read More
The Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Ms. Vera Songwe calls on Africa leaders for the protection of Africa’s intellectual property rights.
Fifteen teams of a total of 32 emerging African social entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge. The 2018 cohort of Social Venture Challenge … Read More
By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – The 26th Nile Council of Ministers has agreed to institutionalize and regularize the Nile Basin Heads of State Summit.
Uganda becomes the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), which will offer protection to new small and mid-sized renewable energy projects (up … Read More
A consortium of development finance institutions and commercial lenders today announced completion of the refinancing of more than $400 million loans of Bujagali Energy Limited (BEL), aiming to help reduce … Read More
The International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA) project has implemented several initiatives over the past months including Rwanda’s first dried chilli export to India.
The east African coast plays an increasingly significant role in the global heroin trade. Heroin is shipped from Afghanistan via a network of maritime routes stretching along East and Southern … Read More
Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda offer investors a reward score above the African continent’s average, according to the 2018 Africa Risk-Reward Index from Control Risks and Oxford Economics.
Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa (ERI), new report by the African Development Bank measures the level of development of regulatory frameworks in 15 African countries. The report identifies areas in … Read More
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is set organized a two days meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss on a regional fisheries and aquaculture strategy (RFAS) for 2016-2020 it … Read More
A new flagship report co-produced by The African Capacity Building Foundations and the African Development Bank looks ten African countries public finance management.
BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – Sitting on an old mattress in front of a small house in Kimukunda village in the Rakai District of southern Uganda, Teddy Nakawoeisi, 60, is waiting … Read More