Poly-GCL, the Chinese company engaged in oil and gas exploration and development project in the Ethio-Somali Regional State, Ogaden basin, has discovered oil and gas deposits.
Following the storms of the 2008 global financial crisis and in the aftermaths of the food and economic crisis; dozens of agricultural firms, both local and foreign, has shown renewed interest in commercial farms where a number of commercial farms decided to invest in Ethiopia leasing some half-a-million hectares of land.
The State of Emergency (SoE) inquiry board, which is headed by Tadesse Hordoffa, is set to travel to Moyale town, Borana Zone, Oromia Regional State, on Sunday to investigate case of mistaken killings, which, according to the Kenyan Red Cross, contributed to over 9,000 residents fleeing to northern Kenya, The Reporter has learnt.
Sheikh Mohammed Al Amoudi’s Corral Morocco Holding AB, a subsidiary of Swedish Petroleum has filed a complaint against Morocco government, The Reporter has learnt.
Ethiopia eyes aviation biofuel development Two state owned enterprises — the Ethiopian Minerals, Petroleum and Bio Fuel Development Corporation and the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation — are going to jointly build an ethanol (power alcohol) refinery at a cost of some 1.1 billion birr.
-Gov’t eyes coffee processing industry zones Despite reversal of previous years’ declining trend in coffee export revenue this year, some exporters echoed difficulties they have been facing due to the inadequacies of coffee processing facilities in Ethiopia.
General Electric’s (GE) Power Services business and FieldCore – GE’s customer-focused field services company – announced that they have successfully restarted Metahara Sugar factory; seven months after the plant was severely damaged by a thunderstorm.
Interview | Mar 24
Merera Gudina (PhD) is a prominent opposition political party leader and a renowned scholar. He is the chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), one of the parties that make up the front: the Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum a.k.a. Medrek.
Interview | Mar 03
Sergey Lavrov is the Foreign Minister of Russia, taking office since 2004. Previously, he was the Russian Representative to the UN, serving from 1994 to 2004.
Interview | Mar 03
Víctor M. Treviño has been Ambassador of Mexico to Ethiopia and Permanent Observer to the African Union since August 2016. He joined the Mexican Foreign Service in 1982 and has previously served as Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Mexico in Australia; Consul General in Phoenix, Arizona; Head of the Consulate in Brownsville, Texas; and Deputy Consul General in Los Angeles, California, among others.