Archive for the ‘Constructions’ Category

Kenya, Ethiopia keen on power project

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 13 - The Kenyan and Ethiopian governments have expressed their desire to proceed with an electricity deal between the two countries despite environmental concerns by conservationists.

AUC welcomes Australian proposal to open embassy in Addis Ababa

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU) Jean Pin, on behalf of the commission, has welcomes the Australian government's proposal to open an embassy in Addis Ababa

Addis, home to the richest African

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

 By Luke Anami When I got a chance to visit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, as part of a team of journalists from Kenya, I was not sure what exactly to expect.

Gwynne Dyer: Is a water war on the horizon over the Nile River?

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

After he signed the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty in 1979, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat said: “The only matter that could take Egypt to war again is water.”

Egypt out to block new Nile deal

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed by four countries.

Ethiopia sees exporting power as it opens New HP project

Monday, May 17th, 2010

May 15, 2010(ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian Prime minister Meles Zenawi said that his country is aggressively working to beat the chronic energy outrage facing the country and to turn itself into a power exporting nation.

China, Ethiopia Inaugurate Joint-venture Project

Monday, May 17th, 2010

China and Ethiopia on Saturday inaugurated PVC Window Frames Factory, a joint project of the China Sichuan International Cooperation Co. Ltd. (SIETCO) and the Prefabricated Building Parts Production Enterprise (PBPPE) of Ethiopia, here in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.

Chinese bank to fund controversial Ethiopian dam

Friday, May 14th, 2010

afrol News, 13 May - Activists dispair as it is announced that China's biggest bank ICBC will finance Ethiopia's controversial Gibe 3 Dam. Environmental considerations so far had halted World Bank funding for the project.

Chinese company inaugurates cement factory in Ethiopia

Friday, May 14th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA, May 13, 2010 (Xinhua News Agency) -- Zhongshun Cement Manufacturing Plant constructed by the Chinese Industry Zone was officially inaugurated in Ethiopia on Thursday in Dukem town about 35 km south of Addis Ababa, the capital.

Ethiopia Railway finally gets Chinese funding after Indian delay

Monday, May 10th, 2010

After several years of actively seeking financial support for the development of a crucial transportation network, the Chinese Government has granted Ethiopia a multi-billion birr loan towards the construction of railway lines expected to stretch some 5,000 kilometers from Addis Ababa into the various regions of the Eastern African country.