Ethiopia’s political ripple a big test for infrastructure-led Chinese approach

Niv Horesh, Durham University CNBC Africa January 6,2017 Nearly three months into the state of emergency declared by Ethiopia, the atmosphere on the streets of its bustling and impressively modern metropolis and capital, Addis Ababa, feels tense. At 2,355m above sea level, the climate is pleasantly mild most of the year. Its broad thoroughfares are […]

Ethiopia : Parliament approves 380 million U.S. dollars loan request from China

Ethiopia : Parliament  approves 380 million U.S. dollars loan request from China

December 31,2016 Parliament in Ethiopia approved $380 million U.S dollars loan request from the government of People’s Republic of China and Import and Export bank of China. Justification for loan request is to finance infrastructure projects. Chinese firms are predominantly undertaking infrastructure projects across Ethiopia. Also the fund will finance electric grid system in the […]

China in talks with Djibouti over logistics support station

China in talks with Djibouti over logistics support station

Xinhuanet Published on November 27,2015 BEIJING, The Chinese government has confirmed its started negotiations with Djibouti’s government for the construction of a new military base there. The Chinese Foreign Ministry says the base will be used to provide supplies for Chinese warships on escort missions in the Gulf of Aden. It will be China’s first […]

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