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23 February 2015 News Round-Up (UPDATED)

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EU increases assistance to Ethiopia to 1 billion Euros

 Addis Ababa February 23, 2015 – Considering proper utilization of funds extended to support projects by the Ethiopian government, the European Union has decided to increase amount of financial assistance. 6,667 more words

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19 February 2015 Economic News Briefs

Woldia-Hara Gebeya-Mekele Railway Project commences

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A ceremony is underway in Quiha, Tigray marking the commencement of the Woldia-Hara Gebeya-Mekele Railway project.

Various dignitaries including Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, President of Somalia and other high ranking Federal and Regional officials are taking part in the event. 4,600 more words

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16 February 2015 Business News

Will The U.S Abandon Its Trade Pact With Africa?

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By Emmanuel Iruobe

VENTURES AFRICA – Arguably, one of the factors responsible for Africa’s improved trading over the past decade has been the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a piece of legislation that was approved by the U.S Congress in May 2000. 5,455 more words

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w.c. 3 Mar 2014

The tensions in Ukraine has dominated the news over the last two weeks, yet the financial markets has not been as sensitive to this news – not responding as much as how we expect – despite the embroilment of USA, Russia and EU into the issue. 616 more words

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w.c. 10 Feb 2014

It might be not surprising for some that we have failed to keep up with our new year resolution just one month after the new year. 836 more words

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w.c. 20 Jan 2014

The Past

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014, or simply referred to as Davos is probably the main highlight of the week. While this event garner wide media coverage due to the high profile guest lists that includes politicians and businessmen. 580 more words

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15 February 2015 News Briefs (UPDATED)

Allana Danakhil Project Due Diligence Meeting held in Chonfar

 

Source: China BlueStar Changsha Design and Research Instit Date: 2014-12-22

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On December 18, a due diligence meeting for Allana Danakhil Potash Project in Ethiopia was held in Chonfar. 5,067 more words

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