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Ethiopia launches Electronic Trading System for Soybean and Chickpea

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) has officially launched the electronic trading system of soya bean and chickpea to strengthen foreign trade transactions.

The modern trading system was launched officially in the presence of Trade and Industry State Minister, Misganaw Arega and Ambassador Fitsum Arega.


Rwanda-successfully achieved universal healthcare

Rwanda is one in every of the few developing countries within the world that have with success achieved universal aid.With more than 90 per cent of Rwandans covered under the community-based health insurance scheme locally known as Mutuelle de Santé, Rwanda is one of the few developing countries in the world that have successfully achieved universal healthcare.


Ethiopia's economy thriving under investments in irrigation.

Ethiopia has emerged as an engine of development in Africa after rapid economic growth averaging 10 percent annually between 2004 and 2014 and there are no signs that further growth ambitions are disappearing.


Ethiopia inaugurates the biggest airport aviation hub in Africa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Minister Abiy Ahmed has inaugurated the newly expanded Addis Ababa Bole International Airport terminal, the biggest airport aviation hub in Africa exceeding Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.

The China-funded project began construction in 2015 at a


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