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Kenya lauds GERD agreement

Addis AbabaMarch 29/2015 Kenya lauded the agreement signed on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan saying it will boost cooperation among the Nile riparian countries. Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed, who is in Addis Ababa for COMESA meeting, told ENA that the agreement is a …

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Bob Geldof: Trade Not Aid for Ethiopia

Good story in the Wall Street Journal today about rocker-activist Bob Geldof and how he’s spearheading a push by private-equity firms into Ethiopia to effect a “historic shift from aid to trade.” Investments are flowing into private sector projects such as a flower farm, a juice company, pipeline building and …

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Ethiopia Boosted By New Nile Pact

Kampala — Nile Basin downstream countries of Sudan, and Egypt have signed an agreement with their counterpart Ethiopia to allow the later to progress with the construction of the 6,000 megawatts Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. According to the statement from the Office of the Prime minister the deal was signed …

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The Big Five: Africa’s 10 Most influential Countries

1. South Africa South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20 and BRICS (the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping), and the only African country of the EU’s 10 global strategic partners. This is mainly because South Africa is the EU’s largest …

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