Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Ethiopia eyes boost in sesame export to China amid growing demand

ABN@ Ethiopian sesame producers and exporters are interested in augmenting their share in the Chinese sesame market amid a growing demand from Chinese consumers. Speaking to Xinhua, Haile Berhe, President of the Ethiopian Pulses, Oilseeds and Spices Processors-Exporters Association (EPOSPEA), said that export to China currently constitutes close to 70 […]

Interview: Economist says BRI bolsters growth in Africa

ABN@ The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) would stimulate Africa’s growth, and African governments should take bolder steps to better align themselves with the opportunities it presents, said a Nairobi-based economist. Anzetse Were carried out an in-depth study of the BRI after joining the African Policy Institute, a 20-year-old […]