Search Results for: Ethio-Djibouti Railway


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Kuriftu Ceases Catering at Ethio-Djibouti Railway

Kuriftu Resorts withdrew its catering services for passengers of the Ethio-Djibouti rail last Monday, following a decision by the Ethio-Djibouti Railway (EDR) S.C. Kuriftu was providing meals and refreshments on…

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Ethio-Djibouti Relations Make Leap with New Railway

The 750 km, 3.5-billion-dollar standard gauge railway, connecting Ethiopia’s hinterland with the Red Sea, was officially inaugurated on Wednesday October 5, 2016. “The Ethio-Djibouti railway will usher in a new…

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Milestone Reached On Ethio-Djibouti Railway

The Ethio-Djibouti Railway Project under construction by two Chinese companies, recently reached an 87pc milestone, said Getachew Betru, CEO of the Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC). He added that he expects…

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Ethio-Djibouti Council Discusses Railway in Eighth Meeting

The Ethio-Djibouti Joint Ministerial Council held its eighth meeting to discuss the progress of the 752Km Ethio-Djibouti railway from Sebeta, Ethiopia to Doraleh, Djibouti. The railway, which is 81pc complete…

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Ethio-Djibouti Railway Receives Multi-Billion Dollar Financing

With support from the Chinese Export & Import Bank, the project is expected to improve the relationship between the neighboring countries The Chinese Export & Import Bank (EXIM) provided a…

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China Reschedules Railway Debt Repayment Period

China extended the debt repayment period for Ethio-Djibouti Railway from 10 to 30 years, according to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). Ethiopia, having received a huge number of loans and…

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Railway Unnerves Freighters, Heartens Importers

After months of commercial operations, the Ethio-Djibouti Railways is seen as reducing freighters’ piece of the pie. Although it is not running at full capacity, it is seen as a game changer in the transportation sector of a landlocked nation, reports, YARED TSEGAYE, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER.

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Ethio-Djibouti SGR Begins Maiden Rail Services

The Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway, the recently finished electric rail line that extends from Addis Abeba to Djibouti, started operations on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, carrying both commuters and cargo.…

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Ethio-Djibouti SGR Rides Past Trial Phase

Ethio-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway has concluded the trial phase it has been undergoing most of the current year, the Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) announced. The railway, which can carry both…

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Bill Underway to Set Ethio-Djibouti Rail Trip Fare

The Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) and Ministry of Transport (MoT) are drafting a regulation to set a tariff for the Ethio- Djibouti electric railway line that is rescheduled to start…

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Railway Won't Open Next Month

Contrary to recent reports, the Ethio-Djibouti Railway won’t be operational next month, according to the Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC). A few weeks ago, ERC disclosed to Parliament that it will…

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New Year Signals New Launch of Addis-Djibouti Railway

The new Ethio-Djibouti railway, which extends from Addis Abeba to Mieso to Dwele to Djibouti, will be operational by the end of September 2016, according to the Ethiopian Railway Corporation…

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Bill to Establish Railway Regulation, Standardisation Agency Underway

The Ministry of Transport has finalised preparatory processes ready to table a bill for the establishment of a railway regulatory body. The office will mainly be responsible for setting up…

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Ethio- Djibouti Railway Blames Chinese Co

 The Ethio-Djibouti Railway (EDR)accuses the China Railway Engineering Cooperation Company ( CREC) for damaging various track materials. The damage that is estimated for around 3,196,199 million Br encompasses 588m long…

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A Wide View

It is not always that the space in front of the old Ethio-Djibouti Railway station in Leghar can be seen clearly. Usually, the old station is overcrowded by buses. Last…

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Ethiopia’s Developmental State Model Runs Out of Steam

Ever since 2005, the role of the state in the economy has grown in an effort to fend off market failures. This was not just the wrong panacea, but given corruption and unprofessionalism, the endeavour has been glaringly unsuccessful, writes Abdulmena Mohammed (abham2010@yahoo.co.uk), a financial expert with 15 years of experience.







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