WHO head, Dr Tedros, dismisses suggestions he's too close to China

WHO head, Dr Tedros, dismisses suggestions he’s too close to China

GENEVA (Reuters) – World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus dismissed suggestions that his agency was too close to China after criticism by U.S. President Donald Trump. “We are close to... Read more »
Coronavirus supplies donated by Alibaba's Ma arrive in Ethiopia

Coronavirus supplies donated by Alibaba’s Ma arrive in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A first planeload of protective and medical equipment donated to Africa by Chinese billionaire and Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to help it fight the coronavirus arrived in the... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines keeps flights to China open despite coronavirus

Ethiopian Airlines keeps flights to China open despite coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — As dozens of airlines around the world forgo massive profits and suspend flights to China amid fears of spreading the new coronavirus, Africa’s biggest airline continues to transport... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Locals to take the driver seat on Ethiopia-Djibouti railway

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Share Company (EDR) on Wednesday disclosed its plan to transfer captaincy to local experts by the end of next year as... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia and Kenya are struggling to manage debt for their Chinese-built railways

In the wake of the Belt and Road Initiative(BRI) Forum in Beijing six weeks ago, Ethiopia gained another Chinesedebt-concession. China’s second-largest African borrower and prominentBRI partner in infrastructure finance also received a... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia – Huajian Group to manage Jimma Industrial Park

A memorandum of understanding that enables the Chinese company Huajian to manage and operate the shades in Jimma Industrial Park was signed with Industrial Parks Development Corporation today. Briefing journalists, Investment Commissioner... Read more »
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China orders its Airlines to suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s aviation regulator said on Monday it had ordered Chinese airlines to suspend their Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft operations by 6 p.m. (5.00 a.m. ET) following a deadly... Read more »