Ahtisaari Praises Namibia for Good Governance

[New Era] Windhoek -The former president of Finland, Martti Ahtisaari, says Namibia, Senegal, Morocco and Nigeria are among 18 countries in Africa where overall governance has improved and described this as good news following the release yesterday of …

[New Era] Windhoek -The former president of Finland, Martti Ahtisaari, says Namibia, Senegal, Morocco and Nigeria are among 18 countries in Africa where overall governance has improved and described this as good news following the release yesterday of the Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Building Diplomatic Muscle Through Economic Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Over the past ten years, Ethiopia has geared up its economic engine full throttle to be on a path closer to becoming a middle income country in the coming decade. Its world famous double digit growth over the last decade that has man…

[Ethiopian Herald] Over the past ten years, Ethiopia has geared up its economic engine full throttle to be on a path closer to becoming a middle income country in the coming decade. Its world famous double digit growth over the last decade that has managed to identify it with a hand full of fastest growing economies around the world has put it at another level of international platform.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Visa Waiver Agreement Between Mozambique and Angola

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Angolan Interior Ministers, Jaime Monteiro and Angela da Veiga Tavares, on Friday signed an agreement in Luanda suppressing entry visas for citizens of the two countries for visits of up to 30 days.

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican and Angolan Interior Ministers, Jaime Monteiro and Angela da Veiga Tavares, on Friday signed an agreement in Luanda suppressing entry visas for citizens of the two countries for visits of up to 30 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Restore Law and Order, Not At the Expense of Constitutionalism

[Addis Fortune] Katharine Viner, the editor-in-chief of the Guardian, one of Britain’s oldest media institutions, noted in her superb essay on media’s mission in an era of turbulence that making sense of a political movement when one is in the midst of…

[Addis Fortune] Katharine Viner, the editor-in-chief of the Guardian, one of Britain's oldest media institutions, noted in her superb essay on media's mission in an era of turbulence that making sense of a political movement when one is in the midst of it is difficult. No doubt this is true of many things in the world today, including what is unfolding in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Federalism – Challenges, Opportunities

[Ethiopian Herald] More recently, some quarters have been posing multiple threats to the over two -decades- old federal system in Ethiopia through instigating violence and fomenting unrest in some parts of the country.

[Ethiopian Herald] More recently, some quarters have been posing multiple threats to the over two -decades- old federal system in Ethiopia through instigating violence and fomenting unrest in some parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Speeding Up Transformation Via Effective Communication

[Ethiopian Herald] In this modern era, when people are in equal demand to democracy and development, a dynamic and well-defined communication is imperative. Communication has thus come to be seen as a way to amplify voice, facilitate meaningful partici…

[Ethiopian Herald] In this modern era, when people are in equal demand to democracy and development, a dynamic and well-defined communication is imperative. Communication has thus come to be seen as a way to amplify voice, facilitate meaningful participation, and foster social change. Over every sphere of public issues, communication plays a key role in creating national consensus. Beyond this, it is also significant in building good image of a country to the outside world.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Sisi Says Egypt Seeks to Build Strategic Partnership With Cyprus

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said the distinguished political relations between Egypt and Cyprus constitute a model to follow in the Mediterranean countries.

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said the distinguished political relations between Egypt and Cyprus constitute a model to follow in the Mediterranean countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Former Spanish Leader Praises Health Research Centre

[AIM] Maputo -Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero on Monday praised the Manica Health Research Centre (CISM), in southern Mozambique, as “a centre of hope, which saves lives”.

[AIM] Maputo -Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero on Monday praised the Manica Health Research Centre (CISM), in southern Mozambique, as "a centre of hope, which saves lives".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique