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Ethiopia eager to host Africa’s foremost football tournament

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has expressed optimism about the country’s chances of winning the bid to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). This past week, he assured the press of his government’s support and preparedness to meet Read more ›

Barclays to provide Uganda with financial aid

By Emmanuel Iruobe VENTURES AFRICA –(Kampala)- As Africa continues to attract solutions to its infrastructure challenges, the Barclays group has indicated its readiness to fund some of the huge infrastructural projects in Uganda. This was disclosed at a meeting between Read more ›

Kenya bars travelers from Ebola-affected countries

CAPITAL FM (NAIROBI) – The Ministry of Health has, on Saturday evening, announced that it will not allow passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea into Kenya from Tuesday. Health Cabinet Secretary, James Macharia explained that the decision was informed by Read more ›

Ethiopia launches Climate Innovation Center

The Ethiopian government has launched an innovative Climate Center in Addis Ababa on Thursday, March 27th. Report indicate that the project is the result of a joint collaboration between Ethiopia and the World Bank. According to a statement released at Read more ›

Uganda Strikes Oil Deal with Tullow and Partners

The Ugandan government has reportedly completed negotiations with a British company Tullow Oil and its partners and will soon sign an accord that could result in the commencement of crude oil production. According to reports, an agreement between Tullow Oil, Read more ›

Ethiopia Signs Cooperation Agreement with Ghana

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom and Ghana’s Foreign Minister Hannah Tetteh have signed a cooperation agreement on Monday at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Ghana. According to reports, Dr. Tedros arrived with his high-powered delegation in Ghana on Sunday Read more ›

Ethiopia Loses First Match at 2014 African Nations Championship

The Walya Antelopes of Ethiopia on Monday lost their opening match at the ongoing 2014 Orange African Nations Championship in South Africa to the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in a rather one-sided encounter. The Walyas made a terrible mistake after Read more ›