Addressing Shortcomings to Keep Leather Industry’s Momentum

[Ethiopian Herald] The leather sector’s strategic importance for the economic and industrial development of Ethiopia, and its contribution in the country’s export earnings have shown significant progress over the years, Leather Industry Development Ins…

[Ethiopian Herald] The leather sector's strategic importance for the economic and industrial development of Ethiopia, and its contribution in the country's export earnings have shown significant progress over the years, Leather Industry Development Institute (LIDI) says.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kids Flee DRC to Burundi

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THOUSANDS of unaccompanied children have descended on Burundi after fleeing worsening conflicts in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

[CAJ News] Bujumbura -THOUSANDS of unaccompanied children have descended on Burundi after fleeing worsening conflicts in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

ECX’s Trading Hits Over 14 Billion Birr

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) announced that it has traded agricultural commodities worth 14.47 billion Birr in the first half of the 2017/18 fiscal year.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) announced that it has traded agricultural commodities worth 14.47 billion Birr in the first half of the 2017/18 fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Leather Industry – Developing Sector Boosting Earnings

[Ethiopian Herald] First in Africa and tenth in the world in terms of cattle population, Ethiopia possesses ample business potential opportunities for leather industry, employment generation, export earnings, and expediting nation’s pace towards indust…

[Ethiopian Herald] First in Africa and tenth in the world in terms of cattle population, Ethiopia possesses ample business potential opportunities for leather industry, employment generation, export earnings, and expediting nation's pace towards industrial development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Reaching the Unreached

[Ethiopian Herald] Mestewat Ahmed, in her 40s, is a resident of the Sefer Village of Wegidi Woreda in South Wollo Zone, Amhara State. She vividly remembers the previous long lines she used to fetch water. As she uttered to crew of journalists, she had …

[Ethiopian Herald] Mestewat Ahmed, in her 40s, is a resident of the Sefer Village of Wegidi Woreda in South Wollo Zone, Amhara State. She vividly remembers the previous long lines she used to fetch water. As she uttered to crew of journalists, she had spent most of her working hours in the places where water is available for 3-to-4 hours till 4:00pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mudavadi to Crack Whip on ‘Rebel’ ANC Members

[Nation] At least three Amani National Congress MPs face disciplinary action as party leader Musalia Mudavadi moves to crack the whip on “dissidents” in his party, after he was openly criticised by his party members for skipping Raila Odinga’s ‘swearin…

[Nation] At least three Amani National Congress MPs face disciplinary action as party leader Musalia Mudavadi moves to crack the whip on "dissidents" in his party, after he was openly criticised by his party members for skipping Raila Odinga's 'swearing-in' ceremony at Uhuru Park last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bukola Saraki Reiterates Senate’s Commitment to Tackle Drug Abuse

[Vanguard] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the resolve of the 8th Senate to tackle the menace of drug abuse in the country, even as he pledged that the Red Chamber will continue to ensure that women and children are …

[Vanguard] President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the resolve of the 8th Senate to tackle the menace of drug abuse in the country, even as he pledged that the Red Chamber will continue to ensure that women and children are respectfully treated both in the schools and work places.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inflation Drops for 13th Consecutive Month

[Premium Times] For the 13th consecutive month since January 2017, Consumer Price Index, CPI, dropped to about 15.13 per cent in January 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said in its latest Inflation Report.

[Premium Times] For the 13th consecutive month since January 2017, Consumer Price Index, CPI, dropped to about 15.13 per cent in January 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said in its latest Inflation Report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria