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  • Ethiopia promotes mineral exploration

    The Government of Ethiopia is aiming to license 50 mineral exploration projects every year and to more than double exports from the industry to over $1 billion over the next five years. Ethiopia, which has deposits of gold, silver, copper, platinum, pota...
  • Explore Ethiopia: A Market on the Rise

    A trade and investment promotion workshop jointly organized by the London Chamber of Commerce and the Ethiopian Embassy in the United Kingdom was held on 3rd November in London. The workshop was organized under the theme “Ethiopia: A Market on the rise....
  • Ethiopia announces plans for wind energy

    The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) signed agreements for the creation of two large wind farms that will significantly change Ethiopia’s power generating capacity. Ethiopia’s first ever wind power plant is being built in Ashegoda, near M...
  • IMF: Ethiopia’s macroeconomic outlook favourable in 2010-11

    Ethiopia’s macroeconomic outlook is “broadly favourable” for 2010-11, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The real GDP growth will continue to rise, reflecting an anticipated bumper harvest and on-going strong goods and services exports...
  • Ethiopia tops HDI improvement in Africa

    Ethiopia has made remarkable progress in the non-income dimensions of human development, ranking as the 11th best performer in the world and 1st in Africa, according to the annual global Human Development Index (HDI) Report, which measures progress in hea...
  • IGAD holds its 16th Extra-Ordinary Session

    The 16th Extra-Ordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was concluded on the 23rd of November with a communiqué expressing the progress made in the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in the Sudan, a...
  • PM Meles attends G20 Summit in South Korea

    Leaders of the world’s major developed and developing countries, as well as institutions, wrapped up the 2-day G20 Seoul Summit on 12th November with a joint communiqué. Attending the Seoul Summit were leaders from the G20 member countries, the Europe...
  • Ethiopia Travel Evening at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

    On November 10th, the Ethiopian Embassy and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), jointly organised an event where presentations were given by veteran broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby and renowned cultural historian Gus Casely-Hayford on the BBC documen...
  • The Economist - Ethiopia 3rd fastest growing

    Ethiopia is predicted to be the third fastest growing economy in 2011, according to The Economist's  "The World in 2011" Publication, which says Ethiopia is expected to grow by 10% in the coming year, ranking it third behind Qatar and Ghana. The rep...