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Japan extends 105 mln birr for food security program PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 06:38

The government of Japan today extended 105 million birr for a food security program in Ethiopia at a signing ceremony held at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED).

High Hopes for Ethiopia's Rising Classical Music Stars PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 December 2012 11:35

One evening last month, the sounds of classical Spain could be heard in an unlikely place: the Ethiopian National Theatre in Addis Ababa.
Onstage were the talented students of the Yared School, Ethiopia's only institute of higher learning for music; directing them was Silvia Sanz Torre, conductor of the Metropolitan Orchestra of Madrid. And in more ways than one, the performance ended on a high note.

TB deaths on decline in Ethiopia PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 December 2012 06:11

Tuberculosis (TB) deaths have declined steadily in Ethiopia, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Ministry TB Prevention and Control Program Technical Advisor, Dr Andargachew Kumsa, told WIC today the death rate declined from 500 in 1990s to 240 now per 100,000 people.

Ethiopia expects more Chinese factories PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 December 2012 08:51

East African country welcomes Chinese manufacturers to take on a larger presence
As China's labor, manufacturing and resources costs continue to rise, Ethiopia, one of the least-developed countries in the world is hoping Chinese companies will consider opening more factories there.
Seyoum Mesfin, Ethiopian ambassador to China, says his country prefers the non-intervention policy that Chinese investors follow when doing business there. Zhao Yanrong / China Daily

Some 7.6 mln households embraced in safety net program PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 25 December 2012 05:56

Some 7.6 million food insecure households were embraced in safety-net program last Ethiopian budget year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry Public Relations Senior Expert, Mohammed Aba Milki, told WIC efforts were made to enable the households ensure their food security through providing them with loan and other services.


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  • South Sudanese flood into Ethiopia amid desperate conditions
    Up to 1,000 refugees from war-torn South Sudan are fleeing to Ethiopia each day, many of them on the brink of death, the UN said Tuesday. A massive 95 percent of the arrivals are also women and children, added the UN, citing witnesses saying that both boys and men have been forcibly recruited by armed men or killed along the way. Since fighting erupted in December, refugees have been "arriving ...
  • Ethiopia's Trade With Indonesia Rises Fivefold In Three Years
    ADDIS ABABA, April 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- Annual trade between Ethiopia and Indonesia has jumped from US$70 million to US$350 million within the last three years, says the Indonesian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ramil Saud.
  • Ethiopia, China in $73m airport expansion deal
    Ethiopia and China have entered into a $72.5m loan deal from the China Import-Export Bank for the expansion of the Addis Ababa International Airport, local media reports said on Monday. The reports said that the Ethiopian Parliament approved the bill for the loan deal, expected to be paid back in 13 years, through its Budget...  [Read More...]

Ethiopia's Economy Grows 10.6 Per Cent Annually Since 2004

"The growth over the last nine years was far beyond the growth rates recorded in aggregate terms for sub-Saharan Africa which was 5.2 per cent, less than half of Ethiopia's average real GDP (gross domestic product) growth rate during that period,"

Report By Worldbank

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