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FAKI THAT : African Union Dismisses China Bugging Its Headquarters in Addis Ababa. By Lex Vambe ... The chairman of the African Union (AU) commission has dismissed as lies allegations, published in the French press, that China spied on the organisation and bugged its headquarters in Addis Ababa.
Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa has had one landfill for around 50 years: the Koshe dump site. Serving over three million people, it's about as large as 36 football pitches, according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). A waste-to-energy plant, a first for Africa, could transform the site, ...

Two recent projects have placed a spotlight on Ethiopia, where the Chinese presence is overwhelming: the first modern light railway (tram) system of sub-Saharan Africa in the capital, Addis Ababa, and the Addis-Djibouti railway, connecting the landlocked country to the maritime trade routes of the gulf of ...
Rapidly increasing urbanisation in Africa means two things: more waste and greater demand for electricity. In Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, a new waste-to-energy plant is set to tackle both problems at the same time, by helping to dispose of three-quarters of the city's rubbish while generating enough ...
Ethiopian airlines to launch a 3rd daily flight between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa from April. Picture: Supplied. Ethiopian Airlines will launch a third flight between Johannesburg and Addis Ababa from April 1, 2018. Regional manager Southern Africa, Abel Alemu said flights were under huge demand, ...
The talks in Addis Ababa have been convened by the East African bloc IGAD (Inter governmental Authority on Development) to push the warring sides back to the negotiating table after a 2015 peace deal collapsed. Ethiopia's foreign minister Workneh Gebeyehu said this was the "very last chance" to end ...

February 5, 2018: Ethiopian airlines Group, the largest aviation holding company in Africa will commence direct flight services from Addis Ababa to Chicago from June 2 using Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Boeing 787 Dreamliner is one of the most technologically advanced aircrafts in the carrier's fleet family, ...
"Perhaps the highest praise one can direct at this chaotic, contradictory and compelling city is this: Addis Ababa does feel exactly as the Ethiopia capital should feel -- singularly and unmistakably Ethiopian," says travel writer Philip Briggs. Here's 10 of the best things to check out when you travel to Addis.
In press statements on Saturday from Addis Ababa, Omer said the government received an invitation to engage in talks with the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) led by Abdel-Aziz al-Hilu to reach a cessation of hostilities agreement. He added the invitation also asked the government ...
This was one of the major findings of the 2018 edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) presented to delegates in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the recent African Union Summit. The AEO - African Development Bank's flagship analysis of the state of African economies - was presented to key stakeholders ...
Egyptian company Elsewedy has proposed establishing an Egyptian industrial zone in Addis Ababa worth $120 million in investments, along with a wind-powered electric station. The project is very important, Hefny stressed, as it will attract many Egyptian businessmen in different fields, including medicine, ...
A few hours after NASA leader Raila Odinga had taken an unofficial oath , President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country from a five day official visit to Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, the President landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in style to an ...
HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi has held separate meetings with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Workneh Gebeyehu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burkina Faso Alpha Barry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Gambia Ousainou Darboe, and Minister of Foreign ...
Addis Ababa -- Morocco took part, Monday in Addis Ababa, to a meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and government on climate change (CAHOSCC), held on the sidelines of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). Morocco ...
President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo met today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the opening session of the 30th African Union Summit. They both shook hands and talked for about two minutes. A former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, later joined Buhari and ...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Africa leaders attending the 30th Ordinary Session of the General Assembly of the African Union in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa have given a rousing welcome to Liberian President, George Manneh Weah. The Summit, convened under the theme "Winning the Fight Against ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Friday evening for a summit of the African Union which will focus on governance issues. The President was accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta. Uhuru left the country just moments after he had named his new cabinet. The 30th Ordinary ...

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, addressed the African Union peace and Security Council Summit and suggested ways of eliminating terrorism from the continent. The theme of the summit was "Towards a Comprehensive Approach to Combat the Transnational Threats of ...
After finally unveiling his new cabinet line-up that saw President Uhuru Kenyatta drop 7 of his former cabinet secretaries, the president left the country for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the African Union Summit whose focus is on governance. President Kenyatta is also scheduled to chair the 27th session ...
CAIRO- 28 January 2018: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir in Addis Ababa, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement Saturday. The spokesman described the meeting, held on the sidelines of the 30th African Union (AU) Summit, as fraternal, ...
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Jan 27, 2018 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Brahim Ghali, arrived Saturday morning in Addis Ababa to take part in the XXX Summit of Heads of State and government of the African Union, which will be held Sunday and Monday under the theme "Winning the Fight against ...
January 26, 2018 (Khartoum) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir will head his country's delegation to the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28 to 29 January. Sudan's delegation to the Summit would ...
... World Bank as a neutral body in the technical negotiations to study the effects of the Renaissance dam on the downstream countries (Egypt and Sudan), but is hinging on a tripartite summit with Sudan and Ethiopia to be held later this month on the sidelines of the African Union meetings in Addis Ababa.
After our first night in Addis Ababa, the huge and crowded capital, we flew to Bahir Dar, a pleasant town on the shore of Lake Tana, and were driven south to see the Blue Nile, a tributary of the Nile River. It had rained overnight, and the trip was a slow and slithery affair on an unpaved road. Then we hiked ...
Ethiopian airlines has continued to extend its tentacles from aviation to tourism business as it announce the construction of a twin hotel in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia, which is put at US$91 million. The first is a 637-key five-star hotel near the Millennium Hall and will feature among others a duty-free ...
Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia's National Security Council has disclosed that a large number of armaments which were to be smuggled into Addis Ababa has been intercepted over the last two months. The Head of the Secretariat of the Council, Siraj Fegiessa, told a media briefing here Wednesday that the ...
Ethiopia's Ministry of Labour and Social affairs has frozen dozens of work permits issued to North Korean nationals in line with UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions, according to the government's implementation report submitted to the 1718 Committee. The report, dated November 28, was recently ...
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry heads on Tuesday 26/12/2017 Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to meet with his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu. This comes in the framework of following up on bilateral cooperation between the two countries and the results of the Renaissance dam Tripartite ...
During the rule of Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie, the Organization of African Unity (OAU) was formed in May 25, 1963, Addis Ababa. The formation gathered over thirty African nations with the aim to influence decolonization of Africa, and when Selassie declared that "May this convention of union last 1000 years," a ...
The construction industry has a paramount role in boosting the economy of a given country as it helps develop and expand an assortment of infrastructural projects in every part of Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, said Mr. Wang Qianchao Chief engineer & Director of engineering Management ...
Ethiopia is making headway in building modern infrastructure. The Addis Ababa Transport Programs Coordination Council, in an effort to solve the transportation crisis in the city has started the construction of a modern auto bus station, which will serve up to 80,000 people per day. Ethiopia is fast becoming ...
Sitting in the modest mud-brick house she built with her late husband Reg down the steep path from the women's hospital they set up on the fringes of Addis Ababa in 1975, the tall, lean, stately 94-year-old takes little notice of such attention. She's more concerned that she doesn't have any lemon cake for ...
The 35th ordinary session for the African Union's (AU) Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) kicked off in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) in efforts to draft the agenda for the upcoming 30th AU summit, the AU said on Monday."The PRC meeting will prepare the agenda of the AU summit with appropriate ...
Rabat - Moroccan DJ Khalil Belkas, widely known by his stage name "DJ Van," performed in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Saturday night. He performed a dazzling show in front of a large audience whose attention he captivated with his beats. In a statement to Maroc Arabe Presse, the DJ ...
In an exclusive interview with APA on Saturday, Assefa Mezegebu, Public Relations Expert of Addis Ababa Traffic police says following the introduction of breathalyzer tests, hundreds of drivers were found to have alcohol content in their blood and as many as 18 lower death tolls were registered over the ...
South Africa Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is attending the 13th ordinary meeting of African chiefs of defence staff and heads of security and safety services in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The three-day meeting is currently underway at the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ...
November 28, 2017 (Khartoum) - Sudan's spy chief and chairman of the Committee of intelligence and Security Services in Africa (CISSA) ...
Exploring Addis Ababa through the Great Ethiopian Run ... Gebrselassie made plans to launch a race in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa -- The four-day AfricaGIS 2017 conference opened in Addis Ababa Tuesday with Oliver Chinganya, Director of the African Centre ...
Khartoum -- The Minister of Justice, Dr. Idris Ibrahim Jamil, has returned from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, after taking part in the third session of the ...
By its cover, they say. Probably mostly true. But album covers were a different story. That was back in the day. When a lot of art could be packed ...
The Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) programme was officially launched at the ongoing land policy conference in Addis Ababa.
Addis Ababa -- The Land Policy Centre (ALPC), formerly the Land Policy Initiative, was officially unveiled at the on-going Conference on Land ...
But the carrier, which flies to 54 African cities from hubs in Addis Ababa and the West African nation of Togo, is working to change that.
The "Red Terror" Martyr's Memorial Museum in Addis Ababa was unveiled in 2010 to honor the victims of Mengistu Haile Mariam's Derg Regime. Anywhere ...
According to Mr. Mulugeta Woldeeyesus, JRS Ethiopia Country Director, children represent 35% of total registered refugees in Addis Ababa.
November 1, 2017 (Khartoum) - The Sudanese committee for the administration of Abyei area Wednesday said it has received an invitation ...
BIC Addis Ababa -- As communities throughout the world celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah this month, the Baha'i ...
Los-Angeles-Addis-Ababa October 28, 2017 - On a visit to Addis Ababa, Fabiola Vilchez, president and executive director of Sister Cities of Los Angeles, Inc., ...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday on his second leg of ...


 

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