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Ethiopia aims to double number of roads by 2020

Rapidly industrialising Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country, has set an ambitious target to double the length of its road network by 2020 from...

Tanzania eases certain restrictions on international flights

The Tanzanian government has relaxed some restrictions on international flights. The relaxation will affect repatriation flights, operations related to humanitarian aid, medical and relief flights,...

Ethiopian Airlines has no plans to suspend service to China

The CEO of Ethiopia's flag carrier, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) Tewolde Gebremariam on Wednesday said stopping flights to China is not a solution to fight...

South Africa’s rand climbs to 8 week high vs. dollar

South Africa’s rand raced to its highest in more than eight weeks against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as optimism about a global recovery...

Khat gains ground on coffee as a cash crop in Ethiopia

The centuries-long practice of planting coffee trees in Ethiopia's fertile farmlands is now being abandoned in favour of khat, a leafy plant chewed as...

Coronavirus: Morocco’s economy to be affected as major events are cancelled

Morocco has so far recorded only two cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) but , authorities  are taking preventive measures to halt the spread of the...

Kenya-South Sudan highway rolling toward 2020 completion

Chinese contractors are on course to complete the Kenya-South Sudan highway in 2020, a Kenyan official said on Wednesday. Julius Korir, principal secretary in Kenya's...

Ethiopian Airlines adds three new Chinese destinations

  Ethiopia's national air carrier, Ethiopian Airlines (ET) plans to add three more Chinese flight destinations, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday. Speaking to Xinhua, Tewolde...

Chinese-built railways put Ethiopia on track to meet 2025 development goals

For Tedela Chala, a supermarket worker in Addis Ababa, going to work is no longer the nightmare it used to be in the past,...

Trump ready to fight Rwanda over second-hand clothing imports

The United States is set to ban duty-free treatment of clothing imports from Rwanda because of the African country’s decision to impose barriers on...