Ethiopia's climate makes the country perfect for avocado farming. But its export potential has not been exploited yet. Now a project aimed at small-scale farmers is trying to change the trend.
The three African nations have said they will continue trying to resolve a conflict over plans for a massive Ethiopian-run dam along the Nile river. The project has raised concerns about shortages of drinking water.
This renewed Russia-Africa partnership could become another debt trap for Africa. African leaders should tread with caution signing nuclear power deals with their newfound friend – Vladimir Putin, says DW's Isaac Mugabi.
The Russian president has welcomed thousands of African leaders to discuss politics and business "worth billions of dollars." Unlike China, Putin has promised to refrain from "political or other" influence.
Egypt has accused Ethiopia of being "unfair" in talks over a massive dam project. The impasse has occurred due to technical aspects related to the filling and operating of the multi-billion dollar project.
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