Ethiopia expects to open its standard gauge railway line linking the capital Addis Ababa with the Red Sea state of Djibouti in October 2016. This project is at the heart of plans to create new manufacturing firms in Ethiopia and to boost trade. The track covers 800 kilometres, and was built by the China Railway Corporation at a cost of $ 3.5 B. Girum Chala takes a ride on the soon-to-be-operating train
El-Sissi sought to reassure Egyptians in televised comments while attending the inauguration a fish farm in the Nile Delta province of Kafr el-Sheikh, but stressed that “water is a matter of life or death.” “No one can touch Egypt’s share of water,” he said.
Qatar and Ethiopia have finalised and signed an investment protection agreement on Tuesday, according to HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani.