World Bank Pledges U.S.$600 Million for Urban Governance

[Addis Fortune] The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank (WB) approved to finance Ethiopia with 600 million dollars to help strengthen the capacity and performance of local urban governments, expand sustainable urban infrastruc…

[Addis Fortune] The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank (WB) approved to finance Ethiopia with 600 million dollars to help strengthen the capacity and performance of local urban governments, expand sustainable urban infrastructure and services, and promote local economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

GERD – Greenery Based Tourists’ Destination!

[Ethiopian Herald] According to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) handbook on tourism destination, branding tourism has become one of the world’s fastest growing economic sectors in recent years. Governments around the world are increasingly recognizi…

[Ethiopian Herald] According to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) handbook on tourism destination, branding tourism has become one of the world's fastest growing economic sectors in recent years. Governments around the world are increasingly recognizing the power of tourism to boost their nation's development and prosperity. As more tourism destinations emerge and competition for visitors becomes more intense, a destination's potential to project itself on the world stage and differentiate itself from others is ever more im

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Community Centered Tourism Infrastructure Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Very recently, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that it is on the way to develop tourism infrastructure at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) taking advantages over the artificial lake that is going to be created…

[Ethiopian Herald] Very recently, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced that it is on the way to develop tourism infrastructure at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) taking advantages over the artificial lake that is going to be created due to the construction of such mega project.

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Soccer – Wolayita Dicha Cruise to Victory Over Zamalek

[Ethiopian Herald] Once again the Ethiopian CAF Confederation Cup representatives Wolayita Dicha did something substantial. They had a victory over the strong Egyptian side beating them in a penalty shoot outs after finishing the normal time 2-1 in fav…

[Ethiopian Herald] Once again the Ethiopian CAF Confederation Cup representatives Wolayita Dicha did something substantial. They had a victory over the strong Egyptian side beating them in a penalty shoot outs after finishing the normal time 2-1 in favour of Zamalrk on Sunday.

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Court Acquits Companies Charged of Tax Evasion, Money Laundering

[Addis Fortune] Judges at the Federal High Court freed the two Dubai-registered companies, which were accused of grave offences of allegedly committing money laundering and tax evasion worth close to one billion Birr.

[Addis Fortune] Judges at the Federal High Court freed the two Dubai-registered companies, which were accused of grave offences of allegedly committing money laundering and tax evasion worth close to one billion Birr.

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Gentlemen, It’s All About Accountability

[Addis Fortune] The sad affair of law enforcement in Ethiopia found itself back in the spotlight, more intensely than usual, after an incident on March 10, 2018, in the town of Moyale, bordering Kenya. By the government’s admission, members of the army…

[Addis Fortune] The sad affair of law enforcement in Ethiopia found itself back in the spotlight, more intensely than usual, after an incident on March 10, 2018, in the town of Moyale, bordering Kenya. By the government's admission, members of the army shot and killed 10 civilians. In its aftermath, no less than 5,000 Ethiopians fled to neighbouring Kenya, the Kenyan Red Cross Society disclosed.

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Need for Relief Swells Despite Decrease in Number of Affected

[Addis Fortune] In its 2018 Humanitarian & Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP), the Ethiopian government, jointly with its humanitarian partners, has revealed that the amount of people in need of humanitarian assistance has decreased.

[Addis Fortune] In its 2018 Humanitarian & Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP), the Ethiopian government, jointly with its humanitarian partners, has revealed that the amount of people in need of humanitarian assistance has decreased.

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GERD Is Meles’ Brainchild

[Ethiopian Herald] This week, Ethiopia is celebrating the 7th anniversary of the commencement of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). While celebrating this anniversary, we cannot overlook the contributions of the great leade…

[Ethiopian Herald] This week, Ethiopia is celebrating the 7th anniversary of the commencement of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). While celebrating this anniversary, we cannot overlook the contributions of the great leader, the Late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi whose leadership brought the GERD into existence.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia