- Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethiopia's land
October 31, 2014 - Tree and shrub-planting program has transformed degraded and deforested land across Africa, with Ethiopia planning to restore a further 15m hectares by 2030.
- US company checking feasibility of 300MW of Ethiopian government PV projects
October 31, 2014 - Ethiopia could see construction of 300MW of PV across a number of government projects going ahead in just over six months, after the country’s public utility signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a US-headquartered developer.Egypt grants scholarships for students from South Sudan
October 31, 2014 - Alexandria University Council on Thursday approved the allocation of six scholarships for masters and doctoral students from South Sudan as part of the grants from the University of the Nile Basin countries for the 25 scholarships available this year.In Kenya, UN chief kicks off global media campaign to end female genital mutilation
October 31, 2014 - The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) must come to a quick end and the global media can play a critical role in making that happen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon affirmed today during his visit to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.Ethiopia Signs $865M Railway Financing Agreement With Credit Suisse
October 30, 2014 - The Ethiopian government has closed a $865 million financing package that will finance the nation’s railway infrastructure.
Credit Suisse acted as co-ordinating commercial facility arranger and export credit agency facility lead arranger.Aarsleff wins project management contract in Ethiopia
October 30, 2014 - Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with the Turkish company Yapi Merkezi Insaat ve Sanayi A.S. for the execution of part of a large railway project in Ethiopia.Nyota Minerals' cash sufficient to progress its Ethiopian opportunity
October 30, 2014 - Ethiopian mine developer Nyota Minerals (LON:NYO) kept busy during the third quarter despite it being the rainy season in Western Ethiopia.
Despite the rains,...Ethiopia toughens Ebola screening as deadly disease spreads
October 30, 2014 - Ethiopia has stepped up Ebola screening at its international airport. Considered the capital of Africa, Addis Ababa hosts thousands of people who flock to the city for regular high-level meetings such as the African Union Summit.Ethiopia's S. Sudanese Refugees Resist Move
October 30, 2014 - The Ethiopian government wants to relocate at least 60,000 refugees, mostly from flooded camps in the country's southwestern Gambella region, to safer accommodations farther south near the town of Dima.