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Abiy’s trip to the two Guineas and the Rainbow Nation
It was two years after a military coup removed the last monarch of Ethiopia, Emperor Haile-Selassie I, that Abiy (Abiyot) Ahmed was born. Abiyot (literally ‘Revolution’), was his initial given name before it was changed to Abiy.
The Horn between a rock and a hard place
In what could be considered as an unforeseen incident, the United States assassinated General Qassem Soleimani, Commander of Iranian Quds Force, a division primarily responsible for extraterritorial military and clandestine operations.
FederUnacoma eyes Ethiopian market
The Italian Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Federation (FederUnacoma) aims at strengthening its presence in Sub-Saharan Africa with special emphasis on Ethiopia and Nigeria.
Trailblazing machinery expo in Milan with trifling African presence
The exhibition hall at the Fieramilano Rho in the city of Milan, Italy started welcoming exhibitors and visitors early Tuesday morning October 9, 2018. The colossal exhibition halls that host the 31st edition of BIMU 2018 are vast–a combined area of 100,000sqm.
The executive that values virtuosity
Diageo, the owner of internationally renowned brands such as Johnnie Walker, Bailey’s and Smirnoff, among many others, just turned 20. It was back in 2012 that the multibillion dollar global conglomerate decided to have a strong presence in Ethiopia by wholly acquiring the now 50-year-old Meta Abo Brewery from the then Privatization and Public Enterprises Supervising Agency at a handsome fee of USD 225 million – a record fee at the time. After five years of operations and a whopping USD 100 million expansion, Diageo is thriving in Ethiopia.
Agency collects record revenue
House, vehicle sales top revenue sources The federal Documents Authentication and Registration Agency (DARA) collected a record revenue of more than 323 million birr in...
Catch 22: The Arabs and Africa
Well, it seems that the genie is out of the bottle and it would take crafty political maneuvering to put it back inside.
Catch 22: The Arabs and Africa
Well, it seems that the genie is out of the bottle and it would take crafty political maneuvering to put it back inside. Last...
Is Trump’s Somalia move déjà vu all-over again?
Little has been reported by global mainstream media outlets about Africa policy of the new President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, but recent announcements provide an emerging outline of an approach that gives priority to security concerns.
US in Somalia: déjà vu?
Trump authorized US military to beef up its muscle in Somalia, which includes conducting offensive airstrikes. The decision, again, was not taken lightly by...
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“Massive” cyber attack crashes African Union’s system
Cyber attackers prey on the African Union, resulting in...
Finance minister reveals USD 20 billion required for war recovery
Portion of the finance needed for rehabilitation of 250,000...
“We are buffer zone for Ethiopia”
Essa Kayd Mohamoud is the foreign minister of Somaliland,...
Tigray leaders prepare to negotiate power sharing with federal gov’t
Leaders of the Tigray regional state are ramping up...