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Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, December 17/2029 – Getahun Mekuria, Minister, Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MoIT), told the media last Sunday that the country’s first satellite called ETRSS-1 is set to be launched on Friday December 20 at 6:21 local time from a space station located 500 km from Beijing, …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, November 25/2019 – China’s internet giant Alibaba Group, signed a memorandum of understanding with Ethiopian officials to help Ethiopia launch its first eWTP (electronic world trade platform) Hub, the second in Africa After Rwanda. At a ceremony held this morning and attended by Prime Minister Abiy …

Addis Abeba, April 25/2019 – It has come to the attention of Addis Standard that China’s pledge to write off Ethiopia’s debt is related only to interest-free loan, and not “interest on all loans”, as was initially reported by state-affiliated FanaBC. According to a correction sent to Addis Standard from …