Ethiopia

RECENT POSTS ABOUT ETHIOPIA

Investment opportunities

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on December 21, 2013 at 04:53 pm
The raggedy cargo truck drives onto the ferry which immediately sinks deeply into the water, only seemingly buoyed by the grace of mother nature. The truck appears misplaced on the ferry, but locals assure me that this is the cheapest and quickest ro [...]
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Business & Finance

by Africa.com Editorial Team × on November 26, 2013 at 05:19 pm
Did You Know Ethiopia could soon become a leader in hydropower and wind energy generation?   Located in the horn of Africa Africa, Ethiopia is home to more than 91 million people, and less than 30 percent of the population has access to electr [...]
africa straight up

Arts & Culture / Spotlight

by Teresa Clarke × on November 19, 2013 at 05:06 pm
Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up” is a more complete story about Africa and its di [...]
USE-energy-SOLAR

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on November 18, 2013 at 08:31 pm
Access to modern, renewable energy enables countries to create better lives for its people – from lighting streets to reduce crime, providing electricity to manufacture local goods, as well as cleaning and pumping water throughout the country. An e [...]
brazil-worldcup

Sports

by Terrance Ross × on October 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm
If you had to whittle it down to one singular theme for this edition of African World Cup Qualifying, it would be one of David vs. Goliath. The usual big names are here as always, ready to assert their dominance and make the final step to Brazil in 2 [...]
RS_dam

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on July 03, 2013 at 06:17 pm
Sub-Saharan Africa has an infrastructure gap of more than $40 billion. As noted by U.S. President Barack Obama in the announcement of his Power Africa project recently, this gap is most notable in the power sector. The power sector accounts for nearl [...]
DanceAfrica - Umkhathi Theatre Works / Photo credit: Dino Perrucci

Africa Day / Arts & Culture

by Africa.com Editorial Staff × on May 24, 2013 at 03:52 pm
To mark the formation of the African Union (AU), previously known as the Organisation of African Unity (PAU), May 25th is celebrated as Africa Day. It is extra special this year, with the body marking its golden jubilee. The official celebration will [...]
business travel addis ababa ethiopia

Business Travel

by Africa.com Editorial Staff × on April 09, 2013 at 07:09 pm
Addis Ababa — or Addis as it is commonly known — is Ethiopia’s capital and the country’s largest city as it is home to at least 4 million people. It is often referred to as Africa’s diplomatic capital – the African Uni [...]
AfroSmart

Arts & Culture

by Peggy Healy × on March 28, 2013 at 02:23 pm
From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the rock-hewn churches of Ethiopia; the Swahili stone houses of Kenya to the Bedouin tents of Morocco — indigenous African design bespeaks grace, style, imagination and verve. Over hundreds of years, the conti [...]
Investment in Ethiopia - Heavy Construction

Business & Finance

by Kurt Davis Jr × on March 15, 2013 at 04:21 pm
The times are changing in the Horn of Africa and the larger East Africa region. Ethiopia – once the byword for famine in the region – is now garnering attention from foreign investors. Sitting in the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Adaba, it is hard no [...]

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