Opposition Calls for Suspension of Energy Utility Board by Minister

[DA] The DA has today publicly called on the Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, to immediately suspend the board of Eskom following their shocking and flagrantly arrogant statements at the extraordinary sitting of the Portfolio Committee of P…

[DA] The DA has today publicly called on the Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, to immediately suspend the board of Eskom following their shocking and flagrantly arrogant statements at the extraordinary sitting of the Portfolio Committee of Public Enterprises today. They simply refuse to take any responsibility for the governance failures plaguing Eskom.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopian Judicial System Must Win Over Public Trust, Confidence

[Addis Fortune] It is not unusual to hear people preferring not to file cases before the courts to claim their rights through them, despite the fact that article 37 of the Ethiopian Constitution reads “every person has the right to bring justifiable di…

[Addis Fortune] It is not unusual to hear people preferring not to file cases before the courts to claim their rights through them, despite the fact that article 37 of the Ethiopian Constitution reads "every person has the right to bring justifiable disputes to and to obtain a decision or judgment by, a court of law or, where appropriate, by another body with judicial power."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Italian Govt Calls for Proposals to Avail €20 Million

[Addis Fortune] The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (IADC), acting on behalf of the Italian government, has called for proposals for its 20 million Euro project called Stemming Irregular Migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia (SINCE). Th…

[Addis Fortune] The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (IADC), acting on behalf of the Italian government, has called for proposals for its 20 million Euro project called Stemming Irregular Migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia (SINCE). The project is expected to help the challenges of irregular migration in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Living With the Culture of ‘No’

[Addis Fortune] It saddens me to say and most of all realise over this short life that we live in a culture of “NO”. I understand that women might disagree, especially when looking at the number of young girls’ lives that have been ruined for refusing …

[Addis Fortune] It saddens me to say and most of all realise over this short life that we live in a culture of "NO". I understand that women might disagree, especially when looking at the number of young girls' lives that have been ruined for refusing love proposals. So allow me to elaborate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Gebeya Graduates 70 Software Developers

[Addis Fortune] Gebeya IT Training Academy graduated its first batch of 70 software developers, on May 20, 2017, in a ceremony held at Capital Hotel and Spa. The graduates took a six-month training including hands-on practical training.

[Addis Fortune] Gebeya IT Training Academy graduated its first batch of 70 software developers, on May 20, 2017, in a ceremony held at Capital Hotel and Spa. The graduates took a six-month training including hands-on practical training.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Federation to Erect Its Headquarters At Piassa

[Addis Fortune] The Oromia Cooperative Federation (OCF), in cooperation with the Oromia Forest and Wild Animals Enterprise (OFWAE), is to construct a nine-storey building in the heart of Piassa, Addis Abeba. The building, covering 4,882 sqm, will serve…

[Addis Fortune] The Oromia Cooperative Federation (OCF), in cooperation with the Oromia Forest and Wild Animals Enterprise (OFWAE), is to construct a nine-storey building in the heart of Piassa, Addis Abeba. The building, covering 4,882 sqm, will serve as a headquarter in Addis Abeba. The agreement between OCF and OFWAE was concluded in June 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Instability, Abuse Force Thousands to Flee

[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency reports thousands of Burundians are fleeing instability and abuse in their country as funding to support growing numbers of refugees dries up.

[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency reports thousands of Burundians are fleeing instability and abuse in their country as funding to support growing numbers of refugees dries up.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Chinese Company Inks Pact With Convention Centre

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Abeba International Convention and Exhibition Centre (AAICEC) and CGCOC Group Ltd. have signed an agreement for the construction of the long-delayed centre’s phase one project at the cost of 1.1 billion dollars.

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Abeba International Convention and Exhibition Centre (AAICEC) and CGCOC Group Ltd. have signed an agreement for the construction of the long-delayed centre's phase one project at the cost of 1.1 billion dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

No New Arrest in Courtney Case

[News24Wire] Western Cape police have not made any new arrests with regard to the rape and murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters from Elsies River, police said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Western Cape police have not made any new arrests with regard to the rape and murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters from Elsies River, police said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa