News (9742)

Addis Ababa, August 16, 2015 (FBC) – Ethiopian diaspora delighted with the country’s efforts not to rely on importing vehicles.

Addis Ababa, August 16, 2015 (FBC) - Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Friday held talks on ways of pushing the two South Sudanese rival groups for peace negotiation.

Addis Ababa, August 14, 2015 (FBC) - Coffee and Tea Development and Trade Authority will be established to further maximize Ethiopia’s benefit from the sector, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) said.

Addis Ababa, August 14, 2015 (FBC) -China has ordered a nationwide check on dangerous chemicals and explosives following explosions in Tianjin that left 56 dead and 721 injured.

China's cabinet also ordered officials to "crack down unwaveringly on illegal activities to ensure safety".

The operators of the Tianjin site have been accused of "clearly violating" safety rules.

Fires are still burning 36 hours after the blasts, and chemical experts are testing for toxic gases.

There was one bright moment on Friday when 19-year-old firefighter Zhou Ti was pulled from the rubble alive, state-run news agency Xinhua reported. But 21 firefighters are reported to be among the dead and several more are missing.

The cause of the blast is still being investigated.

Source: BBC

Posted by Amare Asrat