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ETHIOPIA NEWS

Enterprising Ethiopia

Private sector vital to sustainable growth


The private sector will benefit from a host of major infrastructure projects under way to boost Ethiopia’s connectivity, such the expansion of Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport and new road and rail links connecting production areas with consumers

The private sector is being sought by the government as a partner of development due to its expertise, market-focused approaches, experience, and technological... Mar 17, 2016

Industry & Trade | Africa | Ethiopia


Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU)

Why should investors look at Ethiopia’s energy sector?



CEO of Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) Gosaye Mengistie Abayneh discusses Ethiopia’s position as one of the fastest growing economies in the world,... Feb 17, 2016

Energy | Africa | Ethiopia


PM Hailemariam Desalegn

2015 AfricaWorld Man of the Year reveals what lies ahead for Ethiopia



Recently lauded 2015 Man of the Year by AfricaWorld News for the progress achieved by his government, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn... Jan 13, 2016

Government | Africa | Ethiopia


COP21 Roundtable

Ethiopia, Guyana & Pakistan turn climate change concerns into action


Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (Photo: UNIDO ©CC BY 2.0)

Political leaders from Ethiopia, Guyana and Pakistan discuss their expectations of COP21 with The Worldfolio and what other nations can learn from their... Dec 01, 2015

Sustainability | Asia-Pacific | Africa | South America | Ethiopia | Guyana | Pakistan


Agriculture In Africa

Soil wealth: Africa’s potential next growth frontier


Africa has 65% of all the arable land left in the world, which represents huge untapped potential, and around 75% of Africans rely on agriculture for their livelihoods

Despite possessing all of the attributes for agriculture, the African continent continues to spend in the region of $50 billion a year importing food Nov 24, 2015

Agriculture | Africa | Ghana | Ivory Coast | Uganda | Ethiopia


The Power Africa Initiative: Lighting up the darkness


International banking groups, pension fund managers and private equity firms are also wellrepresented on the list of Power Africa’s investment partners.

U.S. President Barack Obama’s initiative aims to boost electricity capacity on the continent by 30,000 MW by 2030. Dec 06, 2014

Energy | Africa | Tanzania | Ethiopia | Kenya | Ghana


Transport to support growth and development




Minister of Transport H.E. Deriba Kuma is highly positive about the future of the Ethiopian economy and is confident that the developing transport sector... Jun 12, 2012

Infrastructure | Africa | Ethiopia


Committing the private sector to sustainable, agriculture-led industrialisation




With the aim of building an industrialised economy, the government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is implementing capacity building and... Jun 06, 2012

Agriculture | Africa | Ethiopia


Bringing sustainable tourism into the heart of Africa




Considered the ‘Cradle of Humanity’, Ethiopia offers a truly cultural and historical experience of Africa. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is aiming... Jun 01, 2012

Tourism & Culture | Africa | Ethiopia


Further enabling Africa's economic growth


Ethiopian Airlines

A Star Alliance member since 2011, Ethiopian Airlines – the African Airline of the Year 2011/2012 – is a profitable and ambitious airline that is further... Jun 01, 2012

Infrastructure | Africa | Ethiopia


The promise to become the backbone of the economy




Although the mining sector may be in its infancy, the vision of the government and recent mineral discoveries guarantee foreign currency acquisition and... May 16, 2012

Industry & Trade | Africa | Ethiopia


Eco-friendly industrialization holds huge private sector potential

Hailemariam Desalegn
Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn discusses Ethiopia’s plans to shift from an agrarian-based... Apr 13, 2016


Major transformation to launch tourism

Solomon Tadesse
CEO of the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO)

A sector with vast, untapped potential, Ethiopia’s tourism industry is set to experience... Apr 09, 2016


National reserve agency assures uninterrupted energy supplies

Tadesse Hailemariam
CEO of the Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise (EPSE)

Ongoing infrastructure development and the unification of two government bodies to form... Apr 08, 2016


Tiret targets global know-how, markets and investment

Tadesse Kassa
CEO of Tiret Corporate

Integration of the value chain and synergies among its affiliates are putting Tiret Corporate... Apr 07, 2016


Infrastructure boom set to continue

Sisay Desta
Founder and General Manager Afro-Tsion Construction Ltd

Ethiopia’s infrastructure has changed beyond all recognition compared with 20 years... Apr 06, 2016


Landmark projects enable contractor to shine

Samuel Tafese
Founder and CEO of Sunshine Investment Group

Demand for real estate and infrastructure is sky high in Ethiopia and is filling the order... Apr 05, 2016


Fertile nature of agri-business expands horizons

Mitiku Beyene Abebe
General Manager of Ambasel Trading House

Successful partnerships and more than two decades of experience in import, export, wholesale... Apr 01, 2016


Pittards exemplifies Ethiopia’s potential

Reg Hankey
CEO of Pittards

The UK’s high quality, high performance leather and leather goods firm Pittards has... Mar 31, 2016


New industrial parks provide the complete package

Sisay Gemechu
CEO of the Industrial Parks Development Corporation with the Rank of State Minister

Destined to become Africa’s number one innovative eco-industrial park developer and... Mar 29, 2016


Major changes in agriculture yield big results

Khalid Bomba
CEO of the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

Ethiopia’s agricultural sector is in a period of historic transformation, as it shifts... Mar 28, 2016


Leader in financial inclusion expands its reach

Taye Dibekulu
President of United Bank

Through its agent, mobile and internet services, United Bank is expanding banking access... Mar 23, 2016


Young banking sector ‘progressing fast’

Araya Gebre Egziabher
President of Wegagen Bank

In just 23 years, Ethiopia’s private banks have mobilized substantial resources, enhanced... Mar 22, 2016


Fiber-to-fashion approach adds value to textiles

Fassil Taddesse
CEO of Kebire Enterprises and President of the Ethiopian Textile and Garment Manufacturers Association

Ethiopia’s highly productive textile and garment manufacturing industry is recognized... Mar 22, 2016


Bahirdar Tannery adds value to leather sector

Yigzaw Assefa
Managing Director of Bahirdar Tannery and Chairman of the Ethiopian Leather Industries Association (ELIA)

Ethiopia is the most interesting place in the world for investment in leather. Yigzaw Assefa,... Mar 16, 2016


Confidence and competence raise profits

Yehuala Gessesse
President of Abay Bank

Targeting the diaspora, farming communities and SMEs, Abay Bank’s profits have been... Mar 15, 2016


Why invest in Ethiopian agriculture?

Jemal Ahmed
CEO of Horizon Plantations

Agricultural value addition is the best thing any entrepreneur should look at in Ethiopia,... Mar 12, 2016


New SOE expands infrastructure's horizons

Hailemeskel Tefera
CEO of the Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC)

CEO of the new Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC), which resulted from the... Mar 10, 2016


KPIs rise as banking access widens

Mulugeta Asmare
President of the Bank of Abyssinia

Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) is expanding banking access in Ethiopia through its sharper focus... Feb 26, 2016


Vast opportunities in record development aims

Workneh Gebeyehu
Minister of Transport

Ethiopia’s transportation networks and infrastructure is undergoing unprecedented... Feb 17, 2016


Awards, profits and subscribers call global attention

Andualem Admassie Abate
CEO of Ethio Telecom

Ethio Telecom ranked as the second biggest operator in Africa and 38th in the world, according... Feb 16, 2016


The ideal environment for IPPs

Azeb Asnake
CEO of Ethiopian Electric Power

With more than 45,000MW of untouched hydro potential, plus huge resources of solar, wind... Feb 15, 2016



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