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Ethiopia accused of Monitoring Dissidents

A rights group has accused the Ethiopian government of listening to and recording the phone calls of opposition journalists and activists. According to a report released on Friday by Human Rights Watch, the government monitors perceived political opponents outside and Read more ›

Ethiopia to host Africa Investment Forum

The capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, is set to host a significant continental investment forum early next month. Reports indicate that already about 150 international and 140 local companies have confirmed their participation. Addisu Tekle, the head of the communications Read more ›

Unilever to establish Manufacturing Plant in Ethiopia

Multi-national manufacturer, Unilever, has announced plans of opening a plant in Ethiopia. The consumer-product giant will open the manufacturing plant next year as part of its growth strategy in Africa, reports indicate. According to a company official, the manufacturer plans Read more ›

South Africa to Invest in Tanzania’s Processing Zones

Investment and bilateral business between South Africa and Tanzania is expected to increase significantly ¬†following an agreement between the two countries, reports indicate. The two African countries have reportedly agreed to initiate working groups to reinforce their respective Export Processing Read more ›

Djibouti Signs Trade and Economic Deal with China

The governments of China and Djibouti have entered into another trade and economic agreement, which is expected to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two nations. With this deal signed on January 15th, the Chinese administration will invest up Read more ›

Ethiopia to Host Regional International Astronomical Union office

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has signed an agreement with Ethiopian partners to host a regional office in Addis Ababa. The facility that will result from the agreement signed on Friday, January 10th, represents the first regional astronomy node to Read more ›