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Remarks by Millennium Challenge Corporation Acting CEO Jonathan Nash at the Africa Business and Investment Forum, Addis Ababa

Remarks by Millennium Challenge Corporation Acting CEO Jonathan Nash at the Africa Business and Investment Forum, Addis Ababa: read more

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Africa working tirelessly to create conducive environment for foreign investments

Paul Kagame called for closer collaboration between the private sector and African governments to increase economic opportunity and entrepreneurship on the continent read more

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African Risk Capacity and United Nations Partner to Increase Insurance Coverage in Africa

The UN estimates that Africa will see the adaptation costs of climate change rise to $50 billion per year by 2050 read more

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U.S. Embassy Highlights Support for Cultural Preservation at Book Launch – Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom

The Embassy has invested $1.5 million to support nine projects throughout Ethiopia through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation read more

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Kampala Conference to welcome H.E. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development for Uganda to highlight key energy projects both on and off the grid across the East African region

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit (EAEIS) will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia read more

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United Nations report on world economic situation launched in Ethiopia

Africa as a whole is expected to see a recovery in GDP growth from its current 3.0% to 3.5% in 2018, and 3.7% in 2019 read more

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African economists seek bolder monetary policy reforms to address inequality

The African Economic Conference is dedicated to discussions on the kind of economic and political governance reforms that are critical in order to ensure structural transformation takes place in Africa read more

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Experts push for a single African air transport market

African countries have more bilateral open sky agreements with partners outside the continent than with African partners read more

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Africa needs to fix its energy problems to accelerate and sustain growth, says ECA’s Songwe

Over 600 million people currently do not have access to energy in Africa, a situation the ECA Chief says cannot be allowed to continue read more

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Quality urbanization can stir inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa, says Ms. Yemeru

Africa is grappling with the challenge of achieving inclusive economic growth raising the need for quality urbanization that can be harnessed to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth read more

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Africa must look inwards for workable solutions to its governance challenges

The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, advocated for strong democratic states with zero tolerance for corruption and mechanisms for wealth-sharing read more

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Tax base protection workshop ends with call for more support to strengthen Africa’s capacity

A four-day workshop on protecting the tax base of developing countries ended in Addis Ababa on Friday with participants being urged to use the new skills and knowledge they gained through the Italian government-sponsored program in implementing more effective and efficient tax systems that will ensure more resources are harvested for Africa’s development. read more

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UK’s export finance available to Ethiopia has increased to £200 million

The UK has doubled the amount of export finance it is making available to support UK-Ethiopia bilateral trade, the British International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox has announced. Dr Fox made the announcement during a visit to Addis Ababa, where he was accompanied by UK businesses from the infrastructure and energy sectors. read more

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FinTech is accelerating the digital transformation of banking in Africa

FinTech is accelerating the digital transformation of banking in Africa say more than 200 international experts gathered at the Finnovation Ethiopia event – but highlight that collaboration is the way forward read more

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