First China-Africa business forum start in Ethiopia’s capital

  ABN  # The first Africa-China business forum started   here on Monday as Ethiopian and Chinese businesses aspire to create partnership in various sectors. The China-Africa business forum, which is underway in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa from Dec. 3 to 5 with a theme of “China-Ethiopia Industrial Capacity Cooperation Exposition,” […]

Ethiopia and Somalia agree joint development of four seaports

 BY ABN #  Somalia and Ethiopia have announced plans to invest in “four key seaports” and an international highway network as a way of attracting foreign investment. The agreement was reached after a meeting in Mogadishu between President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo of Somalia and Ethiopia’s newly installed prime minister Abiy […]

Ethiopian airlines cargo industry on upswing

  By ABN The first cargo charter operation was destined to Nairobi in 1946. Back then, the route network was extended to Nairobi, Port Sudan and Bombay. Charter flights were also flown to Jaddah. The increase in destination through time and the boom of agricultural products since 1970s has further […]


  By: Atkilit Bekele and Lea Mehari MTA Logo With over 100 million population and with one of fastest growing economies, Ethiopia has become a go to place for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).    When investing in Ethiopia one of the issues to consider is the local registration of your […]

ከ52 ሚሊየን ዶላር በላይ ባንኮች መመንዘራቸውን አስታወቁ

     ABN_ የኢትዮጵያ ንግድ ባንክ ባለፉት 11 ቀናት ከ42 ሚሊየን ዶላር በላይ የውጭ ምንዛሬ ማካሄዱን ገለጸ።   የአዋሽ ባንክም ባለፉት አስራ አራት ቀናት ከ10 ሚሊየን ዶላር በላይ የውጭ ምንዛሬ ማካሄዱን አስታውቋል። ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ዶክተር አብይ አህመድ ግለሰቦች የያዙትን የውጭ ሀገር ገንዘብ በባንክ እንዲመነዝሩ መልእክት ካስተላለፉ በኋላ በባንክ እየተካሄዱ ያሉ […]

“I’m 52 years old now. It’s time for me to go’

ABN _ The optimistic buzz in the air at Harar restaurant continued right up until it closed for the night. Michael Daniel, a mechanical engineer, currently working as a taxi driver, was sitting with a large group of Ethiopians young and old, all crowded around one table. They drank and […]

South Sudan oil production to resume in September

ABN – Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir received a letter from his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir on the expected resumption of oil production in September, the Sudan Tribune reported.  The letter was handed over by South Sudanese Oil Minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth who met Bashir over the weekend.  The […]