Daily Archives: January 22, 2018

IBFD Centre for Studies in African Taxation Awards First Scholarship

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IBFD is pleased to announce that Mr Birhanu Tadesse Daba is the first-ever recipient of the foundation’s Centre for Studies in

IGAD Continues Supporting Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Addis Ababa, The Executive Secretary of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has donated yesterday 50,000 USD of the pledged 250,000 in a gesture of support for the construction of the …

Israeli Company to Invest 500m USD in Ethiopia

GIGAWATT GLOBAL, an Israeli company said it will invest 500 million USD in Ethiopia in renewable energy and human resource development. Josef I. Abramowitz, CEO of the company announced the …

Permanent Representatives Committee Adopts Draft Declaration against Trump’s Statement

Addis Ababa, The 35th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) has adopted today the draft declaration against President Donald Trump's statement.

Members of the PRC were unanimous in …

Chinese Company to Install over 4 Billion USD Natural Gas Pipeline from Ethiopia to Djibouti

Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Chinese POLY-GCL company have concluded an agreement for the installation of a natural gas pipeline from Ogaden to Djibouti. POLY-GCL Company …

ETHIOPIAN PM LEAVES FOR DAVOS TO ATTEND WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has left for Davos, Switzerland, to attend the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) being held in the ski resort town this week.

The …

The 30th AU Summit kicks off with the 35th Session of the Permanent Representative Committee

The 30th African Union Summit kicked off on Monday (January 22), at the level of the Permanent Representatives' Committee (PRC) of their 35th Ordinary Session under the theme of "Winning …

Ethiopia Leader Rejects Call for World Bank Arbitration in Dam Dispute

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has rejected a call by Egypt for World Bank arbitration in a dispute over a hydroelectric dam Addis Ababa is building along its …

PM, END Fund CEO Discuss about Ways of Combating Most Common Neglected Tropical Diseases

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held discussion with Ellen Agler, CEO of END Fund, the world's first private philanthropic initiative to combat the five most common neglected tropical diseases …

Ethiopia’s Economy to Continue Expanding

The economy of Ethiopia is expected to continue growing in the coming two years amid global and internal challenges, according to a report. The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 …