2019 Africa Investment Forum: Achieving an African economy four times bigger with only a 50% increase in energy demand

Africa has the potential to expand the continental economy fourfold, with energy demands expanding by only 50 percent, according to a new report. The International Energy Agency (IEA) unveiled its …

Aviation Academy Graduates 384 Professionals

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy has graduated 384 professionals today at the premises of the academy.

The graduates are pilots, aircraft technicians, cabin crew, marketing and catering professionals.

Out …

Telecom Reform Will Play Major Role in Socio-economic Activities that Enable Rapid Growth in Ethiopia: Minister

Addis Ababa Reforming the telecom sector and engaging the private sector will a play critical role in driving a digital economy and realizing socio-economic growth of the country, Innovation and …

Ethiopia Launches Essential Health Service Package for Five Years

Addis Ababa Essential Health Services Package (EHSP) of Ethiopia that aims to provide access for quality health services without any financial hardship regardless of age, ability to pay, economic status, …

U.S. Launches New Land Governance Project in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a five-year 11 million USD land governance activity project in Ethiopia .

The new project aimed at facilitating …

I’m a humanitarian. Don’t prosecute me for doing my job

In 2011, I negotiated in Afghanistan with the Taliban, the Afghan government, and the United States to establish a trauma hospital in the northern city of Kunduz that would care …

‘Forgotten’ pneumonia epidemic kills more children than any other disease

Pneumonia, an entirely preventable disease, kills more children than any other illness in the world, one child every 39 seconds. But although that statistic is well known, funding to improve …

AAU Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) inaugurates Charity shop, graduates students in sign language

Addis Ababa University Special Needs Support Center (SNSC) inaugurates charity shop in collaboration with Unilever Ethiopia; and also the center graduates 19 students in sign language from Ethiopian Human Rights …