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Helen Hai : Is ‘Made in Africa’ possible?

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When thinking about Africa, words like be “War”, “Disease”, “Corruption”, and “Safari” may come to mind. But this is not truly Africa. In this TEDxBeijing Talk, Helen Hai, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization Goodwill Ambassador for industrialization in Africa

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Ethiopia: The once-sleeping giant challenging Kenya’s dominance

Ethiopia_ The once-sleeping giant challenging Kenya’s dominance

Ross McLean, the manufacturer’s head in sub-Saharan Africa, said in a May interview with Business Beat that the Ethiopian market is turning out to be more promising than Kenya’s. Dow has been in Ethiopia for the last two years, manufacturing herbicides for Ethiopia’s huge flower farms. “When we set up camp here in Nairobi, we thought Kenya was the ultimate destination in this region. But after making a foray into Ethiopia, we have experienced a sleeping giant that is rising,” Mr Mclean said.

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Ethiopia among the ’10 emerging markets of the future’

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"Construction to meet rapid urbanisation and ambitious state infrastructure targets will be the main driver of economic growth in Ethiopia ... Ethiopia's construction industry will record the highest growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, averaging real annual growth of 10.7% between 2016 and 2025."

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Canada strengthens trade ties with Ethiopia with forum in Addis Ababa

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An Ethio-Canadian Business Forum has been held in Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The event was jointly organized by the Canadian Department of Global Affairs and the Ottawa-based Pan-Canadian not-for-profit Pan-Canadian organization, Canadian Council on Africa, with the goal of becoming Canada’s leading organization committed to the economic development of a modern competitive Africa.

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Koysha Dam:New mega project in Ethiopia

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New mega project in Ethiopia: The new hydroelectric plant is worth €2.5 billion and will have an installed capacity of 2,200 MW. The client is the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP). The project includes a 170 metre high rolled compacted concrete (RCC) dam; the reservoir volume is 6000 million cubic metres. The hydroelectric plant will annually produce 6,460 GWh.

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