Ethiopia: First locally assembled electric cars unveiled

Ethiopia has unveiled its first locally assembled electric cars in a joint venture between Olympic champion Haile Gebreselassie’s Marathon Motor and Korean auto giant Hyundai.  The launch aims at giving the necessary impetus to the country’s greening and climate-resilient aspirations. Gebresselassie on Monday delivered the vehicle to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, local media reports. Fully charged, […]

Gov’t and Ethiopian Airlines agree on a deal to establish a National Carrier

Africa’s largest airline, Ethiopian Airlines, and the government of Ghana have signed a strategic partnership agreement to set up a new national carrier in Accra, Ghana.  Ethiopian and the Ghanaian government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) last December. The proposed airline will be a home based airline that would be established by Ethiopian Airlines in […]

Ethiopia calls for increased trade with Ghana ahead of trade facilitation conference in Addis Ababa

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce says it is looking forward to revitalize trade relations between Ghana and Ethiopia as two countries who have historically engaged in commercial partnerships. The President of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce, Mesenbet Shenkute said this when she led a delegation to the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority ahead […]

I am deeply saddened by the loss of 157 lives-Akufo-Addo consoles Ethiopia, families of deceased on Airline crash

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, on the news of the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, 10th March, 2019, which killed all on board. In his message, President Akufo-Addo stated that “Like all […]

Sex for job scandal breaks at African Union as 37 female staff sign petition against sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is a major problem for women who work at the African Union Commission (AUC), an internal investigation has found. Most of the victims are short-term staff, youth volunteers and interns looking for jobs, the report said. Those responsible “position themselves as ‘gate-keepers’ and ‘king-makers’”, it added. The inquiry was launched in May and […]