Monthly Archives: September 2020

Guangzhou Award Invites Cities to Take Joint Action to Address Global Problems

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On 15 September 2020, the 75th session of the UN General Assembly was opened. World leaders called for efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a shared vision to end poverty, rescue the planet and build a peaceful world. As the year 2020 marks the beginning of […]

Finance Minister Ahmed Shide Receives African Finance Minister of the Year Award

Addis Ababa : Ethiopia’s Finance Minister Ahmed Shide has received the 2020 award for the African Finance Minister of the Year today. The minister received the award during a virtual ceremony at the 5th US-Africa Investment Forum and Policy Dialogue 2020. The award recognizes Ahmed’s “outstanding achievements in Africa’s business landscape and contributions to Africa’s

PM Abiy Expresses Condolences Over Death of Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam

Addis Ababa : Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has expressed condolences over the death of the renowned scholar, politician and author, Professor Mesfin Woldemariam. Professor Mesfin, author of a number of books on Ethiopian history and politics, has passed away today at the age of 90. Abiy wrote on his face-book page that professor Mesfin was

Ethiopia Plans Full Electrification by 2025

Addis Ababa : Water, Irrigation and Energy Ministry said it plans to fully electrify the country by 2025, a big leap from the current less than 45 percent electricity coverage that leaves more than 60 million in the dark. The ministry held today a consultative meeting on the Power Sector Reform Roadmap with key stakeholders.

Factory Secures over 1 Mn USD from Avocado Oil Export

Addis Ababa : Sunvado Avocado Oil Factory, which is located at Yirgalm Integrated Afro-Processing Industrial Park in Sidama Region, has secured over one million USD by exporting avocado oil to the international market last Ethiopian budget year. Sidama Region Industrial Parks Development Corporation CEO, Birru Woldu said the factory that produces organic avocado oil started