Professor Tekalign Mamo Assefa wins The 2014 Yara Prize

Yara Prize Winner

Press Release Oslo, 26 August 2014: The Yara Prize 2014 is being awarded to Professor Tekalign Mamo Assefa. Currently state minister and adviser to […]

KKR Buys Rose Farm in First Africa Deal

Afri Flora

The Deal is the Private Equity Firm’s First Foray in Africa. By Simon Clark LONDON—For private equity giant KKR & Co., a debut investment in Africa smells […]

Allana Potash Corp. launches technical cooperation with ICL

Allana Potash

Press Release Toronto, Ontario, March 19, 2014 — Allana Potash Corp. (TSX: AAA) (“Allana” or the “Company”) today announced the commencement of technical cooperation […]

Africa-US joint Session on AGOA held in Washington, D.C

Washington, D.C. (WIC) – A half-day gathering of Africa-US joint briefing Session on AGOA /African Growth and Opportunity Act/ was held on Friday. Ambassadors of […]

ECX, US to strengthen coffee trading, marketing

Dennis Weller (left) and Anteneh Assefa

  By Dawit Taye Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopia Commodities Exchange (ECX) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States government, […]

In conversation: Eleni Gabre-Madhin

Eleni Gabre-Madhin

With her new company, Eleni Gabre-Madhin aims to take the commodity exchange momentum that started with the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, to the rest of Africa. Report […]

Ethiopia’s Chickpea Industry Sees Boost by Large-Scale Initiative

Guts Agro Industry

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - A Guts Agro Industry initiative means that Ethiopia’s staple Shiro dish will soon be pre-packaged and available in supermarkets and shops […]

eleni: Investors Rally to Finance New Ghana Commodity Exchange

Press Release ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — eleni, a private company positioned as the premier commodity exchange promoter in Africa, has announced today the formation of […]

Al-Amoudi’s Horizon eyes global banana market following acquisition of enterprises

Mohammed Al Amoudi

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Horizon Plantations, an emerging agro-specialized business owned by Africa’s second richest black person, plans to compete with world’s leading banana producers […]

Ethiopia’s huge bamboo potential offers lucrative opportunities

Bamboo Trees in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –  Ethiopia’s Ambassador to China, Seyoum Mesfin, said Ethiopia has huge bamboo potential which can create significant opportunities of investment to […]