WB Reassures Commitment to Support Ethiopia’s Long-term Development Need

World Bank Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa, Victoria Kwakwa has reassured the Bank’s commitment to use all financing instruments and analytical services to help Ethiopia implement the new phase of transformative reforms and support its long-term development needs. Minister of Finance Ahmed Shide discussed with World Bank Vice President for Eastern and Southern […]

Ethiopia Extends Local Market Access for Industrial Park Producers

Following the closures of the United States tariff-free African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) market, the government of Ethiopia has decided to extend the provision of access to the local market for industrial park producers by 6 months. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) Deputy CEO Addisu Mamo said the […]

Indian Investors Actively Participating in Economic Dev’t of Ethiopia: Ambassador Shetkintong

Indian companies are actively participating in the economic development of Ethiopia by engaging in various investment sectors in the country, India’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Robert Shetkintong said. Ambassador Shetkintong told ENA that both countries enjoy 75 years of strong diplomatic relationship built on over a century old trade ties. The bilateral relation of the two […]

Nation Launches 20.5 Mil USD Renewable Energy-Agriculture Project

Ethiopia has launched Distributed Renewable Energy-Agriculture Modalities (DREAM) project that will be implemented as pilot with 20.5 million USD in four regions. Global Energy Alliance in Ethiopia for People and Planet and the African Development Bank will finance the project. The project is believed to ensure the viability of solar mini-grids for delivering improved irrigation […]

DPM & FM Demeke Confers with Rwanda’s Foreign Minister, Vincent Biruta

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Demeke Mekonnen has conferred with his Rwandan counterpart, Vincent Biruta, today at his office. During their discussion, Demke reiterated the longstanding relations between the two countries. He noted the need to scale up ties between Ethiopia and Rwanda through various engagements. The Deputy Prime Minister also briefed the Rwandan […]