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Logistics. Africa Logistics Symposium 2018, formerly known as Africa Logistics Forum, kicked off on 11 April at that African Union (AU) compound, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sponsored by the AU, in conjunction with U.S. Africa Command, the forum hosted more than 80 attendees, which included ...
The summit was the second of its kind after the one hosted, January the 27th, by the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. This new meeting comes as the «the Presidential Taskforce on the ECOWAS Single Currency», composed of the Ivorian, Nigerian and Ghanaian presidents, held its fifth ... Morocco

The world most famous footballer Brazilian Ronaldinho arrived in Addis Ababa on Friday, thanks to Heineken Brewery. The great footballer saw his admirers at Hilton Addis on Saturday before he met them at the stadium on Sunday. Ronaldinho played in France, Spain for Barcelona, Italy for AC Milan ...
Ethiopia and Greece's relationship dates back to ancient times, and a small community is keeping both cultures alive. (Photo: The Greek Club in Addis Ababa/Al Jazeera). Aljazeera.com. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - "Did you know that Ethiopia gets its name from the Greek word Aethiopia, first used by Homer? Greeks
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - "Did you know that Ethiopia gets its name from the Greek word Aethiopia, first used by Homer?" Greek Ambassador to Ethiopia Nikolaos Patakias says proudly. Sitting in his office in the capital Addis Ababa, Patakias shows an ancient Greek romantic novel, The Aethiopica. It's a ... Greeks

Ethiopia follows the Eastern Orthodox calendar for which reason it has a different dating system and often celebrates Christmas and New Year separately from that of the widely used Gregorian calender. Below are photos largely of the faithful observing the occasion in churches in the capital, Addis Ababa.
Visiting Burundi shocked host Ethiopia with a 2-0 win in their First Round first leg on Saturday in Addis Ababa. First half goals from Djuma Muhamedi and Shaka Bienvenue was all 'Intamba mu Rugamba' need to silence the homers. The visitors only needed three minutes to break the deadlock, ...
Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital with family and friends, a lawyer said on Monday. Amha Mekonnen has represented a number of the detainees. The lawyer told the Associated Press ... activists
The Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa Cities Council and local election scheduled to be conducted this year has been postponed for the upcoming year by a parliamentary vote, this week. With factors such as the extended period of unrest the nation has endured in the past three years and the current State ... Dire Dawa
Key regional women rights, empowerment and development advocates, converge at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to strategise on how the organisations will ... The two day regional meeting kicks off on Monday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, with participants expected to discuss perspectives and priorities to ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, center-right, laughs with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, center-left, at the opening ceremony of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia . The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation at the ... Dire Dawa
The press statement said Ethiopian Airlines would on June 9 start non-stop service three times a week between Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport. In 2007, South African Airways was destined to be the first airline to have nonstop service between Africa and ... Dire Dawa
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, ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
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, ... Dire Dawa

"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. Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
Rabat- Following an investigation that exposed Chinese espionage on the African Union (AU) headquarters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the Chinese Ambassador to the AU, Kuang Weili, called the report “sensational” and “absurd.” The investigation, which was conducted by French newspaper ... Dire Dawa
The coincidental encounter between President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo at the ongoing African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has continued to attract comments on the social media. Their encounter marked the first time both men met since the controversial ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) meeting in Addis Ababa on Saturday January 27, 2018. [Photo|PSCU]. The Kenya government has instituted a number of measures to counter-terrorism and violent extremism both at national and regional level, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. He told the African Union ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lead Nigeria's delegation to the 30th Ordinary Session of Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government summit in Addis Ababa next week. By. Oluwaseun Awogbenle. Published January 18, 2018. Share; Tweet; Comment ... Dire Dawa
The head of the African Union (AU) office in Khartoum Mahmoud Kan said an emergency meeting of the JPSC would be held on 3 February under the auspice of the African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP). He told the pro-government Sudan Media Center (SMC) that the invitation for the meeting ... Dire Dawa
Colorful wares are displayed at the main market of Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. The market is called the Merkato, a word borrowed from Italian and one of the few vestiges of Italy's short-lived colonization of Ethiopia in the 1930s. Another Italian invasion, in 1896, was repelled. Eva Eliason via AP. Dire Dawa
“The Masters is delivered by the Cranfield University, the academic partner of the UK Defence Academy, and was first delivered in Addis Ababa in 1999,” the U.K. government portal said. Ethiopia, the world's biggest peacekeeping contributor, partners the U.K. via the Peace Support Training Center based ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
Egypt and Ethiopia have so far been unable to solve their row over $4 billion Ethiopian dam project on the Nile River. Egyptian authorities say the dam will reduce its share of the waters flowing down from Ethiopia through Sudan. But, the Ethiopians affirm that the project, currently under construction, will not ... Dire Dawa
Addis Ababa (HAN) December 29, 2017 – Public Diplomacy & Regional Financial Security for Stability. Opinion by: Tedros Getachu. The IMF and World Bank was established to extend colonial heritage of the west world after decolonization of Afrika and other third world countries. Their main objective was ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
The first ever ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Africa Members' Convention was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 6-8 December. The three-day event's theme centered on: “The impact of socio-economic trends on the future of finance and business in Africa”. Association of Chartered Certified ... Dire Dawa
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $101.46 million to finance the rehabilitation of Addis Ababa's power infrastructure. A $86.26 million loan and $15.2 million grant from African Development Fund concession window will cover a part of cost of the Addis Ababa Transmission and ... Dire Dawa
To date, more more than 250,000 subsidised flats have been transferred to their new owner-occupiers in Addis Ababa and smaller towns. Situated 25km south-east of the city centre and covering over 700 hectares of land, Koye will house more than 200,000 people in row upon row of muscular concrete ... Dire Dawa
Abuja — The 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union just ended in the ancient city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference could not have come at a more auspicious time for President Muhammadu Buhari and his government. The AU meeting was ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
RAMALLAH, January 29, 2018 (WAFA) – The three Palestinian Arabic dailies focused in their Monday issue on remarks made by President Mahmoud Abbas during the 28th ordinary session of the African Union in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The dailies quoted the President as saying that resuming ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
More than 800,000 people were affected by respiratory illness in Addis Ababa last year due to air pollution, said Ethiopia's Ministry of Health on Wednesday.According to the air quality study it conducted last Ethiopian fiscal year, the ministry confirmed that the air pollution level in the Ethiopian capital has ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian House of Peoples' Representatives on Thursday ratified a 70 million Euro (83 million U.S. dollar) loan deal which will finance the construction of a modern abattoir in the capital Addis Ababa. According to the report presented to members of the Ethiopian ... Dire Dawa
In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, Ethiopian women sit on a luggage conveyor belt as they wait for family members after being deported from Saudi Arabia, at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Undocumented... (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene) More ... Dire Dawa
After one restless night he turned around and headed back to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, leaving the country's state education sector behind him. Thomas's story—extreme though it is—sheds some light on the troubles plaguing Ethiopia's rapidly expanding school system. Though he eventually ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa
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 ... Dire Dawa


 

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