Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Officially Completed

The completion of the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway, a 752km track linking Ethiopia's capital with the Port of Djibouti, was officially marked at a ceremony held on 10 January at Nagad Railway Station...

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Ground Breaking Ceremony for the AU Integrated Service Centre

The African Union (AU), at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, held a ground-breaking ceremony marking the initiation of construction on the new AU Integrated Service Centre, marking the strengthening...

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Addis Ababa – Djibouti SGR Line Commissioned In Ethiopia

On 05 October, Ethiopia's prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn, and Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh led the commissioning of Ethiopia’s brand new, Chinese-built national standard gauge...

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Ethiopia – Djibouti Railway Project Complete

The Ethiopian Railways Corporation has announced that the long-awaited Addis Ababa – Djibouti standard gauge railway line, currently under construction by China Civil Engineering Construction Company...

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Ethiopian Sebeta-Dewele railway construction almost complete

The Ethiopian Railway Corporation has announced that the 656km Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Project, which connects Sebeta, Mieso and Dewele, is 98% complete. According Getachew Betru, chief executive...

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The Africa Regional Index report launched in Addis Ababa

It has often been stated that economic integration is a key component of economic transformation for developing countries, however up until recently no mechanisms existed to systemically measure how...

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Addis light railway goes green

As part of the seventh annual Global Greening Initiative (GGI), the Addis Ababa light rail system joined many famous global landmarks on St Patrick's Day, promoting its service throughout the world....

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Ethio-Djibouti Railway 93.5% complete

The $US3.4 billion, 656km Ethio-Djibouti standard gauge railway is 93.5% complete. Freight service has begun however, to make possible the movement of food supplies to areas affected by the current...

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Ethiopia & China

In 1995, former Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi visited China and signed an economic cooperation agreement. Ethiopia thereafter hosted the second Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in 2003. In...

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Addis Ababa opens 2nd LRT line

The second light rail line in Addis Ababa opened for public service on 9 November. The 17.4km Green Line runs east from Ayat to Tor Hailoch, with 22 stops. A 2.7km common portion of route shared with...

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