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2014-03-12 12:29:11

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. ("EADG") have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to locate the Regional Cancer Center of Excellence ("RCCE") at the hospital and medical village complex being built by EADG in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140312/MN81586) Globally, cancer causes more death than TB, HIV/AIDS and Malaria combined...

2014-02-24 16:25:06

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. ("EADG") and Global Ethiopian Medical Enterprise, Inc. ("GEME") have agreed to merge their efforts to pursue their common goal to build and establish a center of excellence hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under one entity: EADG. Collectively, both organizations have over 250 physicians members of Ethiopian origin and this exciting development will likely result in other members of the Ethiopian...

2013-11-07 20:21:08

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Trade and Development Consulting together with its Project Development Partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland-based companies, today announced that they have been awarded the contract by the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy and the Board of Directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation to build, operate, and transfer three (3), one hundred (100) megawatt solar sites, in the eastern region of Ethiopia. The site...

2013-10-10 16:20:44

Ethiopian to double wire harness production at its Addis Ababa facility CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an agreement to double wire harness production at Ethiopian Airlines' Wire Harness Facility. The Wire Harness Facility, based in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, opened in 2009 and currently supplies seat-to-seat wire harnesses for all Boeing commercial airplane programs. Following today's announcement Boeing and...

2013-06-27 16:20:42

Ex-Im Bank Chairman Fred P. Hochberg Announces Financing in Addis Ababa Today ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorized nearly $130 million in financing to support the export of Boeing long-range aircraft and installed GE-90 engines to Ethiopian Airlines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83673LOGO) The transaction will support an estimated 700 American jobs in the...

2013-05-23 12:28:09

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Addis Ababa based METAD/Kabu Coffee Quality Control Laboratory has become the first privately owned African laboratory certified by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), the world's largest coffee trade association. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130523/AQ19704) Equipped with state-of-the-art coffee tasting technology, the METAD/Kabu Coffee Quality Control Laboratory was certified on Friday, May 17...

2013-05-16 23:02:25

Dr. Kifle Tondo, a German-trained Ethopian surgeon, hopes to build a pediatric cardiac clinic and training center in Ethiopia. To ensure successful surgical outcomes, Transonic has donated flow measurement equipment to the centers. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Transonic Systems (Ithaca, NY) is pleased to be able to help a German-trained Ethiopian surgeon realize his dream. Dr. Kifle Tondo, currently working in Braunschweig, Germany hopes to build a long-term clinic for children with heart disease...

2013-02-28 23:00:52

Ideal Innovations is the first American company to be awarded a contract by the African Union Commission (AUC). The company will install a large-scale integrated security and safety management system for the AUC in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I3), a veteran-owned firm specializing in law enforcement, biometrics, access control and security-related systems, has been awarded a contract by the African Union Commission (AUC) to...

2013-02-06 12:25:44

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening Ceremony Attended by Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Senior Dignitaries From the UAE and Ethiopia In recognition of the economic importance of Africa and the need for increasingly sophisticated pharmaceutical and healthcare facilities across the continent, UAE-based Julphar, in conjunction with its local Ethiopian partner, Medtech, today officially inaugurated its first...

2012-11-13 08:28:25

NAIROBI, Kenya, November 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa - dynamic, vibrant...the future! Africa is changing rapidly. High economic growth rates, immense natural and human resources, developments in communication and better and more accountable systems of government are transforming the continent. The potential is huge. In the next 5 years, Africa's growth will outpace that of Asia's. 'A Continent on the Move,' is a ground-breaking documentary that looks at how trade...