Archive for January, 2009
Investors from 30 different countries obtain licenses in just 30 day. These are some of the latest investment data obtained from the Ethiopian Investment Agency, which reveals that the number of foreign investors coming to Ethiopia is increasing.
Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi may be chosen as the new chairman of the African Union when heads of state gather for a summit in Ethiopia next week, said analysts including Kenneth Mpyisi of the Institute for Security Studies.
ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — The European Union has given Ethiopia 251 million euros (322 million dollars) in aid to boost development projects across the Horn of Africa nation, the government said Friday.
Some 300 new immigrants from Ethiopia protested earlier this month after being told that their home, the Tiberias Recital absorption center, would be closing and they would be forced to move.
Somalia's newly-expanded parliament, meeting in Djibouti, is moving swiftly to elect a new interim president, possibly by Friday. The election is seen as the last step toward creating a unity government between Somalia's interim administration and an opposition group. But continued threats from Islamist militants and rising clan tensions are ...
DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - 29/01/09 Djibouti will not be pushed into war with its Horn of Africa neighbour Eritrea and will exhaust all legal means to settle a long-running border row, the Djibouti president said in an interview.
DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - Somalia's new president will need a stronger mandate and international financial backing to stand a chance of bringing stability to the Horn of African nation, the president of neighboring Djibouti said.
DJIBOUTI, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Somalia's parliament voted on Wednesday to extend its mandate until August 2011 and began swearing in new members from the opposition Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia (ARS).
Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa city administration on Wednesday granted 2,000 square meters of land to Sierra Leone for the construction of a chancery complex in the Ethiopian capital, seat of the African Union headquarters.
Before traveling to Ethiopia we had an image of the country that we forged by reading books, looking up information on the Internet and reading about the experiences of those who traveled this road before us. Now it is my turn to leave my experience written in this blog, it is ...