Monthly Archives: July 2014

WORK ON DAM TO IRRIGATE SUGARCANE FIELDS IN ETHIOPIA’S AFAR STATE NEARLY COMPLETE

ADDIS ABABA, July 31– Work on the dam ebing built to irrigate sugarcane fields for the Kesem Sugar Factory in Ethiopia’s Afar Regional State is near completion, according to Water Works Design and Supervision Enterprise. The Kesem Dam and Irrigation

ETHIOPIA PREPARES SUSTAINABLE TOURISM MASTER PLAN

ADDIS ABABA, July 31– A National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan (STMP) which will be used for the coming 10 years is being prepared, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A stakeholder’s consultative meeting was held here Wednesday to

Judges Rule Against Geotel in Phone Counterfeiting Case

A trade tribunal has prohibited Chinese mobile phone assembler, Xia Zhihua, from continued production of two GEOTEL models that it ruled were very similar to Tecno models made by Weigou Yu. Xia Zhihua has also been fined five percent of

The Second Ethio-Kenya Technical Boundary Committee Meeting

The 2nd Joint Ethio-Kenyan Technical Boundary Committee met in Hawassa, the capital of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State last week (July 21-26) to draw up a Joint Inspection and Maintenance Program to cover Sectors 2, 3 and 4

Salary Supercycle

As usual, the budget proposal by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to Members of Parliament (MPs) was full of figures. Whereas some represent the achievements of capital projects, others indicate the increment in percentage points, in the different sectors of the

U.S.-Africa Summit to Be Held

A US-Africa Summit is to take place in Washington, D.C. to heighten the relationship between them, said Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Ministry. Ministry spokesperson, Dina Mufti, in his current affairs briefing told journalists that the first in its kind of US-Africa

Ethiopian Population Policy Is Effective – NPC

Ethiopian Population Policy has become effective, said the National Plan Commission (NPC). Deputy Commissioner, on the State Minister Portfolio, Getachew Adem said Wednesday on the 21st World Population Day Celebration in Ethiopia that the Policy has become effective in accessing

There Is No U.S. Intent to Engage in Africa Militarily Says Susan Rice

Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s National Security Aiser has said that Washington does not intend to engage in Africa militarily to resolve the continent’s conflicts. It prefers to boost efforts to train peacekeepers. Ms. Rice made the comments a few