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  • Hundreds of child weddings thwarted in Ethiopia as coronavirus locks girls out of school May 15, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    Hundreds of child weddings thwarted in Ethiopia as coronavirus locks girls out of school

    Ethiopia closed its schools in mid-March, sending 26 million children home, where girls face a greater risk of being illegally forced into marriage under the age of 18, which some human rights activists regard as a form of slavery.

  • PM Modi assures help to Ethiopia in fighting coronavirus May 06, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    PM Modi assures help to Ethiopia in fighting coronavirus

    During their telephonic conversation, the two leaders discussed the domestic, regional and global challenges posed by the pandemic, and expressed solidarity with each other at the time of the crisis.

  • Issue of IL&FS' Indian employees in Ethiopia should be resolved 'very soon': MEA Dec 07, 2018 08:30 AM IST

    Issue of IL&FS' Indian employees in Ethiopia should be resolved 'very soon': MEA

    IL&FS had 15 Indian employees in Ethiopia, seven of whom were held captive by the local staff. Of the seven, two were released last week on medical grounds.

  • Ethiopian prime minister escapes grenade attack at rally, several wounded Jun 23, 2018 06:11 PM IST

    Ethiopian prime minister escapes grenade attack at rally, several wounded

    "It was a grenade. Someone tried to hurl it to the stage where the prime minister was," rally organiser Seyoum Teshome told Reuters, adding he had seen about five people injured by the blast.

  • The landlocked African country that is planning to build a Navy Jun 05, 2018 05:44 PM IST

    The landlocked African country that is planning to build a Navy

    The country has recently signed several agreements with neighbouring countries which have a coast

  • Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months Feb 17, 2018 04:55 PM IST

    Ethiopia says state of emergency will last six months

    PM Hailemariam Desalegn announced his surprise resignation on Thursday, the first time in modern Ethiopian history that a sitting prime minister had quit.

  • Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM's resignation Feb 17, 2018 04:18 PM IST

    Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM's resignation

    Ethiopia only fully lifted its last state of emergency in August following months of curfews, restrictions on movement and the detention of 29,000 people.

  • India-Ethiopia trade pact gets ex-post facto Cabinet approval Nov 01, 2017 01:55 PM IST

    India-Ethiopia trade pact gets ex-post facto Cabinet approval

    The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind invites Ethiopian and African business to India Oct 06, 2017 12:45 PM IST

    President Ram Nath Kovind invites Ethiopian and African business to India

    Addressing the India-Ethiopia Business Dialogue, organised to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the India Business Forum here yesterday, the president said Ethiopia and India have been trading with each other for centuries.

  • Sarovar Hotels enters Ethiopia as part of overseas expansion Dec 13, 2016 03:52 PM IST

    Sarovar Hotels enters Ethiopia as part of overseas expansion

    Ethiopia entry marks Sarovar's presence in the fifth country in Africa after Tanzania, Kenya, South Sudan and Zambia, Sarovar Hotels said in a statement.

  • Play “The big Five game” on your next African safari Oct 13, 2016 05:18 PM IST

    Play “The big Five game” on your next African safari

    Visitors to these game reserves are almost guaranteed to see a bounty of animals from predators like cheetahs to grass eaters including zebra, gazelle, and giraffes. However, what visitors to these parks are most encouraged to look out for are ‘The Big Five‘ of African safaris; the lion, the rhino, the leopard, the elephant and the buffalo.

  • Kilitch Drugs up 20% after Ethiopia allots land for pharma unit Sep 26, 2016 03:28 PM IST

    Kilitch Drugs up 20% after Ethiopia allots land for pharma unit

    Kilitch Drugs (India) shares were locked at 20 percent upper circuit at Rs 40.60 on Monday after Ethiopia government allotted land to its subsidiary for setting up pharma unit.

  • JMC Projects jump 11% on orders in Ethiopia, Bangalore, Raipur Mar 22, 2016 11:08 AM IST

    JMC Projects jump 11% on orders in Ethiopia, Bangalore, Raipur

    "JMC has bagged road EPC project in Ethiopia worth Rs 465 crore and retail mall project in Bangalore of Mantri developers worth Rs 235 crore," says the Kalpataru Group company.

  • IL&FS Transportation's JV firm bags Ethiopian road contract Mar 01, 2016 01:08 PM IST

    IL&FS Transportation's JV firm bags Ethiopian road contract

    It further said: "The Director General, Ethiopian Roads Authority has awarded the aforesaid projects for development by the Joint Venture for a period of 8 years. The project is funded by the World Bank and the estimated total contract value is USD 223.0 million (approx Rs 1,524.76 crore)."

  • Heartbeat of people of India and Africa are in rhythm: Modi Oct 29, 2015 12:37 PM IST

    Heartbeat of people of India and Africa are in rhythm: Modi

    Modi will speak to delegates, including heads of state or officials, from all 54 African Union nations, with announcements aimed at jump-starting bilateral trade and burnishing Indian investment in the continent.

  • Kanoria opens denim plant in Ethiopia; eye $36 mn revenue Oct 27, 2015 02:19 PM IST

    Kanoria opens denim plant in Ethiopia; eye $36 mn revenue

    RV Kanoria, Chairman and Managing Director of Kanoria Chemicals told CNBC-TV18 that the company has invested USD 44 million into the project already.

  • India-Africa summit: NDMC lines up cultural treat Oct 23, 2015 08:41 PM IST

    India-Africa summit: NDMC lines up cultural treat

    The civic body is also dedicating to the summit an 'India- Africa Friendship Rose Garden' on Shantipath, which will be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on October 25.

  • Kilitch Drugs India forms JV in Ethiopia with local partner Oct 19, 2015 03:13 PM IST

    Kilitch Drugs India forms JV in Ethiopia with local partner

    "The company has formed a joint venture in the Republic of Ethiopia with a local party therein to set up a pharmaceutical/nutraceutical manufacturing unit...," Kilitch Drugs said in a BSE filing.

  • UN owes India $85 mn for contribution towards peacekeeping Oct 16, 2015 10:07 AM IST

    UN owes India $85 mn for contribution towards peacekeeping

    India is the largest cumulative troop contributor to UN peace operations, with over 185,000 troops having served in 48 of the 69 missions mandated so far.

  • Kalpataru Power Transmission gets Rs 880-cr job orders Aug 28, 2015 01:00 PM IST

    Kalpataru Power Transmission gets Rs 880-cr job orders

    The company secured five transmission line projects together valued at Rs 465 crore in Tanzania, Ukraine, Thailand, Tajikistan and Ethiopia, the company said in a BSE filing.

  • Kalpataru Power bags orders worth Rs 880cr; stock up 6% Aug 28, 2015 12:19 PM IST

    Kalpataru Power bags orders worth Rs 880cr; stock up 6%

    The company has bagged an order worth Rs 465 crore for setting up five international transmission line projects in Tanzania, Ukraine, Thailand, Tajikistan and Ethiopia.

  • ICICI takes 8.89% in rose exporter Karuturi for Rs 25 cr Aug 18, 2015 09:39 PM IST

    ICICI takes 8.89% in rose exporter Karuturi for Rs 25 cr

    With over 292 hectares under greenhouse cultivation, the company annually produces around 555 million stems of quality cut roses for exports to high-value markets.

  • World coffee exports up 9.6% in Oct-Feb Apr 09, 2013 04:37 PM IST

    World coffee exports up 9.6% in Oct-Feb

    Global coffee exports rose by 9.6 per cent to 46.5 million bags in the first five months of the current coffee year on significant rise in shipments from Indonesia and Vietnam, according to the International Coffee Organisation (ICO).

  • Ethiopia soccer fans apologise for bad behaviour Jan 30, 2013 06:52 AM IST

    Ethiopia soccer fans apologise for bad behaviour

    Ethiopia's soccer fans took the unusual step of apologising for their unruly behaviour in last Monday's match against Zambia by waving a banner during the game against Nigeria .

  • BHEL commissions STG unit at Ethiopia plant Jan 21, 2013 02:01 PM IST

    BHEL commissions STG unit at Ethiopia plant

    State-run BHEL today said it has commissioned steam turbine and generator (STG) unit at a power plant in Ethiopia.

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