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Gas development project behind schedule

Ethiopia’s first natural gas development project in the Ogaden basin, Somali Regional State, is delayed due to various reasons including complex negotiations with the Djiboutian government on gas pipeline construction to the port of Djibouti.

The Sugar Saga: Shipment to Kenya stranded at Moyale

Once again the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) has found itself in a middle of a controversy as sugar export worth USD 2.2 million, destined to Kenya, was stuck at Ethio-Kenya border after the Corporation lost contact with the purchasing company.

Private sector in EIB good graces

As part of its increased engagement with the private sector in Ethiopia, the European Investment Bank (EIB) board of directors yesterday approved a USD 10 million loan to an Ethiopia-based private company, Cepheus Growth Capital Fund, Christopher Litt, EIB representative to Ethiopia and the African Union, told The Reporter.

Local assemblers, importers to register their mobile devices

In a bid to implement the newly introduced mobile devices registration system, Ethio telecom instructed local mobile assembles as well as importers to submit the necessary documents which will indicate the amount of mobile devices in the country, The Reporter learnt.

Unchartered waters: Public Private Partnerships

Ethiopia’s experimentation with developmental state model has been under the spotlight for more than a decade now. Over the years, debates have moved from delivering the needed development outcomes to that of sustainability; especially in terms of financing.