15 Dec 2017
Les Anuak condamnent les efforts visant à reporter le départ d’Éthiopie de Karuturi
Des associations de la communauté anuak exhortent les gouvernements éthiopien et indien à arrêter leurs négociations avec Karuturi Global Ltd et à faire en sorte que l’entreprise quitte définitivement Gambela et les autres régions d’Éthiopie.
15 Dec 2017
Anuak condemn attempts to delay Karuturi’s exit from Ethiopia
Anuak organisations, with the strong support of international civil society, call on the governments of Ethiopia and India to cease negotiations with Karuturi Global Ltd and to ensure that the company fully exits Gambela and other parts of Ethiopia.
29 Nov 2017
The Indian company Karuturi Global requests to resume its operations in Ethiopia
The Ethiopian Horticulture and Agricultural Investment Authority says it is negotiating with Karuturi Global over a request to continue operations in Ethiopia, after long disagreement with the company about its 100,000 hectare farm project in Gambela Region.
28 Nov 2017 Reuters
Calls to end Africa's 'horrific' land deals after Indian firm's fallout
Sai Ramakrishna Karuturi tells Reuters that the governments of India and Ethiopia are working to “amicably resolve outstanding Karuturi issues”.
20 Nov 2017 The Hindu
No diplomatic immunity to Consul when consulate and private business operate in same premses, says HC
High Court says Karuturi's Honorary Consul of Ethiopia status does not provide immunity from tax authorities and says he violated the sanctity of the consulate by carrying on his other business activities on the premises.
15 Nov 2017 Addis Fortune
Elfora’s farmland set ablaze by protesters
Protesters in the Oromia Regional State burned down about 70ha of a corn farm that belongs to ELFORA Agro-Industries Plc- a company owned by Sheikh Al Amoudi, who is currently under arrest in Saudi Arabia.
15 Nov 2017 Gulf Times
Qatar, Ethiopia sign pact on investment protection
Qatar's Minister of Economy and Commerce said the agreement would help facilitate investment co-operation between Qatar and Ethiopia in various sectors, particularly in agriculture and food security.
07 Nov 2017 Bloomberg
Saudi corruption purge snares $33 billion of net worth
Arrests of some of Saudi Arabia's richest people includes two businessmen with large-scale farmland investments: Alwaleed bin Talal investing in Egypt and Mohammed Al Amoudi in Ethiopia.
02 Nov 2017 AL-Monitor
Sudan's crop opportunities could be Egypt's boon or bust
Sudan wants to expand agricultural production and investments, which could benefit it as well as Egypt, but Cairo worries that such a development might threaten its supply of the Nile's water.
02 Oct 2017 The Reporter
Karuturi contemplates legal recourse for loss in Ethiopia
Claiming to have made an investment of US$75M and created 4000 jobs, Karuturi is not only appealing for the release or re-export of its properties but to sue Ethiopian officials hereferred to as “responsible” for violations of rights of a foreign entity.
22 Sep 2017 Africa Intelligence
Game over for Flora EcoPower
One final straw for the German company which owns 70,000 ha of land in Oromia has put a definitive end to its Ethiopian adventure.
22 Sep 2017 Africa Intelligence
Fin de partie pour Flora EcoPower
Le groupe allemand propriétaire de 70 000 hectares de terres en Oromia a vu un dernier événement mettre un point d'arrêt définitif à son aventure éthiopienne.


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