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China proposes renewed cooperation with Africa

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.

Ethiopian spends big at Paris Airshow

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.

Fall armyworm infests vast farms

-Feared to exacerbate drought conditions Originating in the Americas, the fall armyworm, which is actually caterpillar, has been infesting vast maize farms in Ethiopia, it was learnt.

German envoy to Ethiopia passes away

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.

Questions arise over validity of elusive hotel award

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.