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Ethiopia To Be Africa’s Major Economic Power By 2050 – UNECA

The top spot for Africa’s biggest economy by 2050 will go to Ethiopia, according to Dr Carlos Lopes, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Dr Carlos weighed prospects and challenges for Nigeria and South Africa — the current economic giants of Africa — with …

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Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn is 2015 AfricaWorld Man of the Year

It is remarkable how Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has sustained economic progress in Ethiopia after the sudden death of his predecessor in 2012 Moments after the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was re-elected as prime minister last October for a second term in an election the ruling coalition took all …

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Ethiopian House of Peoples representatives (HPR) endorses GTP-2

Ethiopian House of Peoples representatives (HPR) endorsed Second Growth and Transformation Plan  (GTP2). Series discussions made on the plan previously, and GTP2 finally endorsed by the parliament. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn while responding to questions raised on GTP2 said, Ethiopia has learned many things from GTP1, and will solve …

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Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Set to Open Office in Ethiopia

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is said to open office in Ethiopia, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). Tewolde Mulugeta, MoFA’s spokesperson, told journalists about JETRO’s plan to open office in Ethiopia while conveying a regular bimonthly brief on the Ministry’s accomplishments. Dr.Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs, …

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