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Horn of Africa

Editor’s Note: This in-depth analysis is published here in collaboration with Center for Dialogue, Research & Cooperation (CDRC),and is part of the latter’s bi-monthly publication released in June 2020. Please click here to download the pdf version. Context Addis Abeba, June 16/2020 – Recent developments in the region and globally …

Addis Abeba, June 09/2020 – The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a feasibility study for construction of a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighboring Sudan, the Bank said in a statement sent to Addis Standard. The …

Kassahun K. Suleman, @DrKassahun & Mulugeta F. Dinbabo Addis Abeba, May 15/2020 – Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa with an estimated population of 109.2 Million in 2018 – is regarded as an agriculture-based economy. The agricultural sector plays a critical role in the national economy, employing two-thirds …