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  1. Keangnam's Meki-Batu expressway project in jeopardyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Ethiopian Roads Authority is revising the award of part of the Mojo-Hawassa Expressway project to Keangnam Enterprises Limited following a warning from the financer, the Export-Import Bank of Korea. The Export-Import Bank of Korea recently evaluated Keangnam's capacity in Ethiopia and suggested that ERA put the agreement on hold until further assessment.


  2. Standing On Sacred GroundRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Indigenous communities around the world and in the U.S. resist threats to their sacred places-the original protected lands-in a growing movement to defend human rights and restore the environment. In this four-part documentary series, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, consumer culture, and resource extraction as well as competing religions and climate change.


  3. Standing on Sacred GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    From Ethiopia to Peru, indigenous customs protect biodiversity on sacred lands under pressure from religious conflicts and climate change. In the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia, scientists confirm the benefits of traditional stewardship even as elders witness the decline of spiritual practices that have long protected trees, meadows and mountains.


  4. South Africa: Banned in Ethiopia, Now Forced to Leave South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 |

    Legesse Seifu, a 46-year-old Ethiopian asylum seeker, has been ordered to get out of the country before 28 May by the South African department of home affairs. He told Qiniso Mbili his story.


  5. Ethiopia: ERA Receives Credit Approval From World Bank Group for U.S.$370 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 |

    The agreement to finance the 57km long expressway section has a 38-year maturity date and a six year grace period Ethiopian Roads Authority got credit approval from the World Bank Group for 370 million dollars for the construction of a section of the Modjo-Awassa expressway in the next fiscal year. The highly concessional agreement, with a maturity date of 38 years and a grace period of six years, will finance the 57Km long Batu Ziway-Arsi Negele section of the expressway.


  6. Partial finance secured for second expresswayRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The World Bank Group board of executive directors has approved a loan of USD 370 million for part of the construction of the 203km Mojo-Hawassa expressway and road safety scheme. The finance that was approved on Monday May 19 will be used for the 57km Batu - Arsi Negele section of the Modjo- Hawassa expressway.


  7. World Bank approves 7.4 billion Birr for Mojo Awassa expresswayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    Ethiopia and the World Bank signed an agreement for 7.4 billion Birr or 340 million dollars loan for the construction of the Mojo Awassa expressway. The 203 KM Mojo-Aswassa expressway will go through Battu Arssi Negelle road.


  8. Holland Car auctionRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Federal High Court Lideta Civil Bench suspended the foreclosure of Holland Car Plc. a day before the opening of the auction on Saturday 15th May 2015.


  9. Ethiopians rally Olympic-style, chip in on bonds for Dam - Wednesday, 13 May 2015 06:10Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    A horse-drawn carriage festooned with balloons and Ethiopian flags stops in front of a crowd at a ramshackle football stadium. Two women in traditional white dresses pluck a gold trophy from the cart and place it on a stage inside a garland of red and white roses.


  10. Ethiopia recognizes Colonel John Charles Robinson - Thursday, 07 May 2015 06:31Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Colonel John Charles Robinson the Aviator was a black American who volunteered to help Ethiopia against fascist Italy's invasion in 1935. When European Imperialists were dividing Africa among themselves in the 19th hundreds, Fascist Italy wanted a piece of Africa.


  11. Ethiopia recognizes Colonel John Charles RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    A photo of Colonel John Charles Robinson and a statue which was erected at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa to commemorate his service to Ethiopia. Colonel John Charles Robinson the Aviator was a black American who volunteered to help Ethiopia against fascist Italy's invasion in 1935.


  12. Holland Car up for auction with 83 mln brRead the original story

    May 3, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The properties of Holland Car Plc., which is under liquidation following a court's decision, are up for auction with a floor price of 83 million birr. The liquidity supervision commission that was assigned by the court has invited interested bidders to buy assets of the pioneer automobile assembler that is based in Mojo, 75 kilometers South-east of Addis.


  13. Ethiopia's old city eyes hosting dozens of new industries - Wednesday, 29 April 2015 06:59Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    One of the old cities of Ethiopia, Debre Berhan, which is founded 1456 at a distance of 120 kilometers north of the capital Adddis Ababa, eyes 40 new industries to start construction this Ethiopian Fiscal Year - before October 2015. This is indicated by Getaneh Zeke, Mayor of the city over the weekend, who said at the ground laying ceremony of seven industries, which have a total cost of $125 million and will take 9.5 hectares to construct.


  14. Ethiopia: New Shoe and Leather Factory Invests U.S.$35 Million in Debre BirhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 |

    My Shoes will be the fourth foreign-owned leather shoe factory of 20 in operation and will increase capital outlay to $60m in three years A Turkish shoe company laid its cornerstone on a 70,000sqm plot in Debre Birhan on April 24, 2015 for the construction of a shoe and leather manufacturing plant targeting exclusivity. My Shoes Shoe & Leather Manufacturing Plc will initially invest 35 million dollars on the land which it leased for 80 years at 50 cents a square metre when it acquired its licence in February 2015, according to one of its owners, Mehmet Yesildag, who is the major shareholder and general manager of the company.


  15. Broadcast Premiere of Four-Part Film Series, Standing on Sacred GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Standing on Sacred Ground, a four-part documentary series, eight years in the making, on Indigenous struggles over sacred sites, enjoys its national broadcast premiere on the WORLD Channel, Sunday, May 17 at 9:00 PM . The next three episodes will run weekly through June 7, 2015.


  16. Holland Car appeals for second chanceRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    Shareholders of the pioneer automobiles assembler in Ethiopia, Holland Car Plc. , have submitted a proposal to an appointed liquidity supervision commission requesting a second chance for the assembler to resume its operation.


  17. Ethiopian contortionist's life comes full circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Her friend David Carlin calls contortionist Sosina Wogayehu a "can-do kind of woman", and reading his new biography on the former child asylum seeker and Circus Oz star, it's hard to argue. This is a woman who talked her way into a theatre course at Swinburne University, and later the National Institute of Circus Arts -- on both occasions after applications had closed.


  18. Ethiopian Cultural Troupe at Uganda's Women's Day celebrations - Monday, 09 March 2015 13:54Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    An Ethiopian Cultural Troupe from the Gamo Gofa Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional State provided a musical and cultural performance on Sunday for the residents of Kibale District in Uganda. Invited by Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the Cultural Troupe's show was part of the celebrations marking International Women's Day in Kibale town.


  19. Dr. Tedros meets Prince Fahad Bin Mugrin Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 2March 2015 - Dr. Tedros held discussions with a delegation led by Prince Fahad Bin Mugrin Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia and owner of Recon International Africa Company. Prince Fahad on the occasion noted Recon International Africa and its partner Tasyapai's interest to invest in Ethiopia in infrastructure development particularly in rail way, airports and road construction.


  20. Dutch Brewer's Ethiopian Unit to Start Sales in Q2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Big News

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