Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Ethiopia: A New Prime Minister in a New Year

Monday, September 24th, 2012

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Ethiopians had their new year on September 11. It is now 2005 in the Gregorian calendar. On September 21, they also got a new prime minster. How delightfully felicitous to have a new prime minister in the new year! Heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the people ...

Egypt: Irrigation Minister – We Have Concerns About the Construction of Ethiopian Dam

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Dr. Mohamed Bahaa eddin on 22/9/2012 said that Egypt is still having concerns about the construction of Ethiopia's dam due to its quantum storage capacity. He confirmed that Ethiopia is yet to start with the construction of he dam. Meanwhile, he noted that the Ethiopian ...

Alecto Minerals seals Ethiopia gold acquisitions

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Alecto Minerals (LON:ALO) today confirmed it has completed its acquisition of the Aysid-Metekel gold project in Ethiopia. It has also made the first share based payment for the separate acquisition of the Wayu Boda gold project, which is also in Ethiopia.

A climate of corruption, Ethiopian edition

Monday, December 19th, 2011

By Janice Winter, Daily Maverick | December 19, 2011   COP17 is being hailed as “groundbreaking” as a deal was agreed after 14 days of difficult and, at times, deadlocked talks. One of the most contentious issues for Africa was the Green Climate Fund, which will go ahead despite anger at the ...

Ethiopia readies 3 mn hectare for investors

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Ethiopia, a landlocked country located in the horn of Africa, is readying over 3 million hectare of land for investors to develop large-scale commercial farms, according to a government official.

Indian investors eyeing Ethiopian agriculture

Monday, August 29th, 2011

ADDIS ABABA: A group of Indian investors are visiting Ethiopia with interest in the east Afrian nation's rapidly growing farm sector.

Indian agribusiness sets sights on land in east Africa

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Indian agribusiness companies are ready to spend $2.5bn buying, or renting for decades, several million hectares of cheap land in Ethiopia,Tanzania and Uganda in what could be some of the largest farming deals struck in Africa in the last 50 years.

Company Initiates Environmental Study on its Ethiopian Potash Project

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Allana Potash Corp. announced that it had awarded an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study(ESIA) on its Ethiopia potash project to Environmental Resources Management (ERM).

UNESCO pushes to lessen Ethiopia’s scanty power supply by around 2000MW!

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

By Kelebet Adam The discourse over trading off environment for the sake of developing human society has become very insensitively and irrationally sensitive subject for people who thinks that they are they only one who cares about mother earth. The three views over nature as to human development efforts are presented ...

Ethiopia might import SA coal via Berbera Port

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise is to import coal from South Africa with the aim of securing a sustainable supply of coal as an alternative source of energy for cement factories in Ethiopia.