FAO says seed distributions in Ethiopia boost crop yields

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Ethiopia is about to complete one of the largest and most successful seed distribution campaigns in the country’s history, aimed at helping farmers to stay on their feet in the face of a blistering drought caused by El Nino, the … Read More

Sudan, Ethiopia to ‘unify currency’

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – Sudanese could shortly use their currency in Ethiopia and the Ethiopians could do the same with theirs in Sudan, a senior Sudanese financial official has announced. According to the Governor of the Sudanese Central Bank, Sudan was … Read More

Ethiopia: Ethiopia on course for sovereign bond issue

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Ethiopia, East Africa’s second largest economy, is on course for the issuance of a sovereign bond, marking the entry into the international financial markets as an alternative to foreign lenders. A state media report Monday, … Read More

Ethiopia: Ethiopia launches tourism body to target higher earnings

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Ethiopia has launched a tourism body to target a two-fold increment in the number of tourists visiting by 2015 and make the country one of Africa’s five top tourist destinations in five years. The Ethiopian Tourism … Read More