Monthly Archives: June 2017

Council of Ministers Refers Draft Loan Agreements, Proclamations to HPR

Addis Ababa,The Council of Ministers has forwarded today seven loan draft agreements to the House of People's Representatives (HPR) for endorsement.

According to a statement issued by the Office of …

Negotiations to Implement Continental Free Trade Area Progressing Well: AU Trade, Industry Commissioner

Addis Ababa, The negotiations to implement the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) are moving in the right direction and at the desired pace, AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry said.…

Hawassa Industrial Park Attracts Renowned Apparel Makers

Aspiring to become the continent's top light manufacturing hub, Ethiopia has attracted globally renowned apparel, textile, fashion and design companies to its newly-erected Hawassa Industrial Park.

Hawassa Industrial Park, built …

EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK EXTENDS 70 MLN EURO LOAN TO ETHIOPIA TO SUPPORT SMES

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia and European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement for a 70-million-Euro loan which will be used to increase access to finance for small and medium enterprises …

Accord on Iran’s Nuclear Programme Remains on Track, Political Affairs Chief Tells Security Council

The United Nation's political chief this afternoon told the Security Council that the 2015 accord on Iran's Nuclear Programme known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action remained on track, …

UNODC, Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network of Southern Africa meet to discuss national strategies

Illicit trafficking is among the most challenging forms of crime in Southern Africa. As an integral part of organised crime networks, illicit trafficking facilitates the spread of contraband and it …

Ethiopia: Hawassa Industrial Park – a Journey towards Industrialization

The Hawassa Industrial Park is expected to employ 60,000 people at full capacity and be able to generate export revenue amounting to 1 billion U.S. dollars

Recently, Ethiopia inaugurated the …

PM INAUGURATES ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES’ SECOND CARGO TERMINAL AT ADDIS ABABA AIRPORT

ADDIS ABABA, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn inaugurated Ethiopian Airlines' second state-of-the-art cargo terminal at Bole International Airport here Thursday, saying it has come at a time when the government is …