Von der Leyen pledges to back Africa on Ethiopia trip

By |december 8th, 2019|Africa, Ethiopia, News, refugee crisis, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen assured Africa of the EU's strong support during a visit to Ethiopia on Saturday (7 December), her first trip outside Europe since assuming her post.

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Von der Leyen to start with climate summit, Africa trip

By |december 2nd, 2019|Africa, Climate Change, Development Policy, Ethiopia, News, Paris Agreement, Von der Leyen Commission|

The new head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will attend a climate summit in Madrid and travel to Africa in her first week in the job, highlighting two of the key priorities for the EU executive over the next five years.

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Ethiopia’s PM wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending Eritrea standoff

By |oktober 11th, 2019|Abiy Ahmed, Erithrea, Ethiopia, News, Nobel peace prize|

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday (11 October) for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea.

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Boeing crash could be ‘scandal to rival Dieselgate’, say MEPs

By |marec 19th, 2019|Boeing, EASA, Ethiopia, News, United States|

The European Parliament’s transport committee quizzed the head of the EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on Monday (18 March) about the ongoing investigation into a crash that prompted agencies around the world to ground Boeing MAX aircraft.

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A wind of change in the Horn of Africa will reach Europe’s shores

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Isaias Afwerki, Middle East, News, refugee policy, Somalia|

The "summer of love" breaking out on the Horn of Africa represents a new reality for the region – and one that will be felt in Europe, writes Faisal Al Yafai.

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Bridging African agriculture’s financing gap

By |september 28th, 2018|Africa, African agriculture, development finance institutions, Ethiopia, European External Investment Plan (EIP), News|

The European Commission and African Union set up a joint rural Africa taskforce in May, after agricultural co-operation was one of the key topics as the EU-Africa summit in Abidjan in November 2017.

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Mobile money revolution hits Ethiopia

By |september 28th, 2018|Ethiopia, financial inclusion, Mobile payments, mobile wallets, News|

The Ethiopian economy is cash-dominated. But mobile money services are slowing starting to reduce people's reliance on carrying cash.

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The EU’s bank in Africa steps up the action

By |september 17th, 2018|development banks, development finance institutions, East Africa, EIB, Ethiopia, european investment bank, Kenya, News, Uhuru Kenyatta|

Whether or not Jean-Claude Juncker’s plans for a "partnership of equals" with Africa becomes reality any time soon, the Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank will have an ever-increasing role in the continent.

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Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

By |februar 16th, 2018|democratisation, economic growth, Ethiopia, ethnic tensions, human rights abuses, News|

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn suddenly resigned yesterday (15 February) in what he described as a bid to smooth reforms, following years of violent unrest that threatened the ruling party’s hold on Africa’s second most populous nation.

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Agriculture offers little chance of escaping poverty in Africa

By |februar 7th, 2018|Africa, agriculture, Ethiopia, female inequality, Kenya, land grabs, News, poverty, Rwanda, social protection, Tanzania|

LONDON: The rate of rural households in developing African nations “descending into poverty exceeds the rate of those sustainably escaping it”, according to a recent report of the Overseas Development Institute’s (ODI).

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