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Doraleh Port targets new era of expansion

In February 2018 Djibouti terminated its contract with Dubai’s DP World and set up a public company – Société de Gestion du Terminal à Conteneurs de Doraleh (SGTD) – to run Doraleh Container Port.

What lies ahead for Africa in 2020?

African Business looks forward to 2020, with analysis of political and economic trends and predictions of what lies ahead from the region’s top economists.

Ethiopia-Eritrea: After the low-hanging fruit

Stepping off the plane in Asmara, Eritrea’s modest capital, Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed was welcomed as a returning hero amid banners carrying his name, brotherly hugs and a long red carpet.

Safaricom to bring M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular mobile money service firm M-Pesa to East Africa’s biggest market in terms of population. …

Egypt-Ethiopia tensions ease over dam

In mid-June, Ethiopia’s youthful new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, and his host, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, came out of a meeting in Cairo showing an unusual optimism and mutual confidence.…

Signs of a new US approach to Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s democratic future is in the making with a new prime minister promising reform, while shifting attitudes in Washington over foreign policy could also influence how the prime minister goes about shaping that future.