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WATCH | Go inside the hip youth culture of pimped-out VW Beetles in Ethiopia

2019-09-16 14:39

When Robel Wolde bought a beat-up 1967 Volkswagen Beetle from a friend for 50 000 Ethiopian birr (about $1700), it marked the start of an extensive restoration he'd plotted for years.

Ramaphosa welcomes South Sudan peace talks

2018-06-20 14:18

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the participation of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar in the peace talks facilitated by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

War, Ebola, elections top AU summit

2015-01-29 08:41

Conflict in Africa and efforts to stem Ebola will top the agenda of the AU annual summit this week, with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe expected to be enthroned the next chair of the bloc.


An automotive industry begins: Volkswagen signs Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopian Government

2019-01-29 10:14

Volkswagen has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Ethiopia to collaborate and deliver a joint vision for the development of an automotive industry in the country.

African development more than real estate, infrastructure

2016-11-11 13:42

The African context demands that development is more than real estate and infrastructure, says an expert at the African Real Estate & Infratructure Summit.

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