Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ethiopian UN Security Official On Trial for Terrorism

Peter Heinlein, (VOA) | Addis Ababa An Ethiopian national working for the United Nations in the restive Ogaden region is being tried on terrorism charges for allegedly having links with an outlawed rebel group. The defendant was arrested last year

SES holding talks with Ethio Telecom

World leading satellite company holding talks with Ethio Telecom –  Reporter SES, world’s leading Luxemburg-based satellite company with a fleet of 50 satellites, is holding talks with Ethio Telecom to provide satellite services to backup the latter’s telecommunication infrastructure, which,

Ethiopia seals double taxation avoidance deal with India

Addis Ababa – (First Post) Ethiopia has signed double taxation avoidance pacts with four countries, including its growing trading partners India and China. The agreements, also with Sudan and Egypt, were together tabled in the House of Peoples’ Representatives for approval

Saudi Billionaire to Invest $600 Million in Ethiopia Cooking Oil

By William Davison, Business week - An Ethiopian company majority-owned by Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi plans to invest $600 million over two years to produce edible oil, its general manager said. Horizon Plantations Ethiopia leased a 20,000-hectare (49,400-acre) plot in the northwestern

Chinese to Help Map Mining Potential of Ethiopia

Chongqing State, China to provide $10m to ease exploration burden of firms Addis Ababa, (Forutnue) The Ethiopian  Ministry of Mines (MoM), in collaboration with the Mines Bureau of Chongqing State, China, is to prepare various maps for mining investment covering