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China filled West’s void in Africa

But China’s benefactor face may be changing, in what may be a hard stance in calling and seeking collateral in loans to Ethiopia and others while engagement and dependency grows, as the warning bell may very well toll here http://allanapotashblog.org/2014/04/12/potash-for-loan/  Beware the rhetoric, the Chinese are China first. A common adversary in the West does not negate the threat at your […]

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19 April 2014 News Briefs

  . Gibe III hydro power project delayed . . The completion of the Gibe III hydropower project scheduled to start production for September 2014 will not be realized as the dam is not ready to harvest water in the coming rainy season.  Reliable sources told The Reporter that the Ethiopian Electric Power Service Enterprise […]

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17 April 2014 News Round-Up

      Ethiopia building 5 fertilizer plants . The plants will cost over $2.8 billion. World Bulletin / News Desk Ethiopia is currently building five fertilizer plants at a total cost of over $2.8 billion, the Ministry of Industry said on Wednesday. “Each of the plants will have the capacity to manufacture 300,000 tons […]

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Western corporations carve up Africa

. A newly released report reveals how the British and American governments are facilitating the corporate takeover of African food systems. Campaigners protest outside the UK Department for International Development. Photo: WDM  . Huge tracts of land in African countries with access to the sea and high economic growth are being targeted by corporations such […]

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A plan to revolutionize the Horn of Africa — starting with 5,000 animal skins

  . Stabilizing one of the most dangerous regions in the world from the ground up . A taste of the Jijiga region of Ethiopia and neighboring Somaliland. (Aline Carvalho/Flickr Commons) . ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Len Tiahlo vividly recalls a flight he took more than a decade ago that had to make an emergency […]

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14 April 2014 Development News Briefs

 ‘ Potash Corp bullish on future African potash use potential . Q1 2014 Market Analysis Report  (*.pdf pages 22 -30)   .  International Pharmaceutical Giant To Enter the Ethiopian Market . 50 million dollar Hikma Cure Pharmaceutical SC awaiting the ratification of its investment license before beginning business in Ethiopia. PharmaCure Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Company, a member […]

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  From left: Ahmed Shide, state minister of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development with Zhang Xiangchen, assistant minister of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (pictured, above) at the signing ceremony . By Yohannes Anberbir and Yonas Abiye The Ethiopian government has extended an invitation to Chinese companies to take […]

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12 April 2014 Business & Development News Round-Up

 . Polish billionaire shows interest in Ethiopia . . Written by  Bruh Yihunbelay Poland’s richest man, Jan Kulczyk (Ph.D.), founder and owner of Kulczyk Holding SA (headquartered in Warsaw) and international investment house, Kulczyk Investments with headquarters in Luxembourg and offices in London, Kiev and Dubai, came to Ethiopia this week and met with Prime […]

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11 April 2014 Good News Briefs

  European Union To Invest $38bn In Africa . VENTURES AFRICA – The European Union (EU) says it will invest €28 billion ($38 billion) in Africa over a period of three years, as it plans to strengthen economic development and trade relations on the continent. This was revealed by Ambassador Roeland Van de Geer, the […]

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(Updated) 09 April 2014 News Round-Up

. Ethiopia and Kenya to Speed up Special Status Agreement to Boost Business Ties . Ethiopia and Kenya plan to speed up the implementation of a Special Status Agreement (SSA) to improve trade and investment between one another. This decision was reached when a 60-member delegation from the Ethiopian private and government sector met with […]

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