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Chinese Mission to Help Benin Increase Cotton Production

Chinese Mission to Help Benin Increase Cotton Production

A Chinese mission is currently visiting Benin to help the country’s cotton farmers increase their productivity, an official source in Cotonou told Xinhua on Tuesday. “Our objective is to improve Benin’s cotton yield by introducing a Chinese cotton variety that gives 6 tons of cotton per hectare against a Beninese variety that produces less than […]

Bad Weather – UN Launches Urgent Appeal for Relief Aid to Saharawi Refugees

Bad Weather – UN Launches Urgent Appeal for Relief Aid to Saharawi Refugees

United Nations office in Algeria on Thursday urged the international community to take the appropriate actions to meet the urgent needs of Saharawi refugees, hit by the bad weather that ravaged recently the five refugee camps in Tindouf (Algeria’s south-west). “Following the heavy rain in the country’s southwest that caused huge damage in the five […]

UNHCR Airlifts Emergency Relief to Algeria Flood Victims

UNHCR Airlifts Emergency Relief to Algeria Flood Victims

The UN refugee agency has airlifted emergency aid including tents, blankets and plastic sheeting to distribute to as many as 11,000 refugee families at five camps in southwestern Algeria devastated by heavy rains and flooding. Unseasonal storms dumped heavy rains across the region for over a week through October 26, damaging or destroying mud-brick homes, […]

Pope to Visit Kenya, Uganda, CAR in Nov On First Africa Trip

Pope to Visit Kenya, Uganda, CAR in Nov On First Africa Trip

Pope Francis will visit Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic in late November, the Vatican said on Thursday. Francis will be in Kenya November 25-27, in Uganda November 27-29 and in Central African Republic November 29-30. It will be the Argentine pontiff’s first visit to Africa, and the 11th foreign trip of his pontificate. […]

Ethiopia, Israel to Engage in Agriculture Sector

Ethiopia, Israel to Engage in Agriculture Sector

This annual trade event has positive effect on extending mutual cooperation between the two, and in creating opportunity to bring Israeli technologies and best practices to the Ethiopian agriculture sector. An Israeli agro-business delegation consisting of 15 agri companies have arrived in Addis in a bid to establish network and partnership with their counterparts. Opening […]

AU Hails China’s Strategic Partnership for Peace in Africa

AU Hails China’s Strategic Partnership for Peace in Africa

The African Union (AU) has appreciated China’s strategic partnership for peace in Africa. AU Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui and head of China’s Permanent Mission to AU Kuang Weilin on Monday signed a grant agreement at AU Headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, which sees China donating 1.2 million U.S. dollars to support […]

Chinese Company to Produce 40 Billion Gallon Gas in Ethiopia

Chinese Company to Produce 40 Billion Gallon Gas in Ethiopia

A Chinese company engaged in natural oil gas exploration with a capital of five billion USD in Ethiopia is expected to produce 40 billion gallon gas after three years. President Dr Mulatu Teshome held talks with Chinese Poly Technology Company Vice President Huang Geming at the National Palace yesterday. President Mulatu said the relationship between […]

Maternal and child mortality in Ethiopia has been dwindling

Maternal and child mortality in Ethiopia has been dwindling

Maternal and child mortality in Ethiopia has been dwindling since women, especially that of rural localities started giving birth at health institutions. The consequences of maternal mortality on orphaned children and the family members who support them are dramatic, especially in countries that have high maternal mortality like Ethiopia. Though hopes are rising these days, […]

IMF Director Here to Discuss Liberia’s Recovery Plan

IMF Director Here to Discuss Liberia’s Recovery Plan

After seeing ‘firsthand the progress that the Liberian people have made in the fight against Ebola’, Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is in Liberia for two days beginning today, September 10, to engage with policymakers and other representatives of the Liberian society. At the head of a high-powered IMF […]

Prime Minister Hailemariam Concludes China Visit

Prime Minister Hailemariam Concludes China Visit

Two fora on the themes of China-Ethiopia Production Capacity Cooperation have taken place this week on Monday and Tuesday (September 7 and 8) in Guangzhou and Dongguan cities in Guangdong Provincial State. These were the concluding fora of the eight day visit of the high-level Ethiopian delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam. In opening the […]

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