Pledges USD 250 million for peacekeeping, food aid
During a visit to Ethiopia early this week, Foreign Minister Wang Yi of China said that China wants to engage African countries in five major areas of cooperation.
The Charity and Civil Society Agency on June 19 issued a five-day notice inviting interested parties to take over a noted local orphanage and charity founded and managed by philanthropist Abebech Gobena.
The Addis Ababa City Administration will be looking for loans from international financial institutions for the development of a mega tourist destination at Mount Entoto in the northern part of the city at a cost of 4.8 billion birr.
Wins SKYTRAX Award
Ethiopian Airlines stunned the aviation industry this week by placing a record number of passenger and cargo aircraft from leading global manufactures at the Paris Airshow, a renowned aviation exhibition held every two years in Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France.
Following the passing on Monday of Joachim Schmidt, Germany’s ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union, his family, friends, acquaintances and colleagues are remembering and paying tribute to a veteran and well-regarded international public servant.
The awarding of Hilton Addis as “Ethiopia’s Hotel of the Year 2017” by the International Hotel Network Global Awards, whose legitimacy is in question, is being debated and questioned within Ethiopia’s competitive hotel industry.