Structural Change for Regional Economic Integration

[Ethiopian Herald] Regional economic integration is a key factor to create larger regional market for trade and investment and make use of the advantage of efficiency, productivity gain and competitiveness. In the African context, the small nature of t…

[Ethiopian Herald] Regional economic integration is a key factor to create larger regional market for trade and investment and make use of the advantage of efficiency, productivity gain and competitiveness. In the African context, the small nature of the economies, and the presence of small domestic market and deficit investment climate also call for regional economic integration among the fragmented economies. Moreover, it is also seen by developing countries as a means of promoting development through greater efficiency.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

MICE Avails Alternative Economic Drive

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia can induce huge benefits from the Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism industry because of its strategic importance in terms of relative stability and booming economy, claim stakeholders.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia can induce huge benefits from the Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism industry because of its strategic importance in terms of relative stability and booming economy, claim stakeholders.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Structural Change – Looking Beyond Economic Growth

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia aspires to attain structural change as a way forward to sustain its successive and rapid economic growth, but achieving it seems to be a complex task. The government has picked and been pursuing industrialization as an instr…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia aspires to attain structural change as a way forward to sustain its successive and rapid economic growth, but achieving it seems to be a complex task. The government has picked and been pursuing industrialization as an instrument to prompt structural change.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Deputy President Ramaphosa to Attend Lesotho Prime Minister’s Swearing-In

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also SADC facilitator, will on Friday attend the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane in Lesotho, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also SADC facilitator, will on Friday attend the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane in Lesotho, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Go for the Comparative Advantage to Industrialize!

[Ethiopian Herald] Eight years ago, an interesting Development Policy Review Debate on ‘Should Industrial Policy in Developing Countries Conform to Comparative Advantage or Defy it?’ was held between Justin Yifu Lin and Ha-Joon Chang, two highly promin…

[Ethiopian Herald] Eight years ago, an interesting Development Policy Review Debate on 'Should Industrial Policy in Developing Countries Conform to Comparative Advantage or Defy it?' was held between Justin Yifu Lin and Ha-Joon Chang, two highly prominent economists, the former, being Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank at the time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Industrial Parks Sparking Bright Future

[Ethiopian Herald] With the aim of scaling up the current 5.4 per cent share of the manufacturing sector in the GDP to 8 per cent by 2020, Ethiopia has been working around the clock to expand industrial parks.

[Ethiopian Herald] With the aim of scaling up the current 5.4 per cent share of the manufacturing sector in the GDP to 8 per cent by 2020, Ethiopia has been working around the clock to expand industrial parks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Butali Sugar Warriors Slowly Marching on to Top

[Nation] Butali Sugar Warriors coach Godfrey Wakachunga has challenged his side to maintain their consistency as they seek to make ground on Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League leaders Kenya Police.

[Nation] Butali Sugar Warriors coach Godfrey Wakachunga has challenged his side to maintain their consistency as they seek to make ground on Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League leaders Kenya Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mining Minister Reveals Final Mining Charter

[News24Wire] The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%.

[News24Wire] The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate Snubs LGBTI Health Report

[Swazi Media] Senators in Swaziland threw out a motion to make a report on access to health facilities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and/or intersexual (LGBTI) people because it was ‘discrimination’ in favour of them.

[Swazi Media] Senators in Swaziland threw out a motion to make a report on access to health facilities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and/or intersexual (LGBTI) people because it was 'discrimination' in favour of them.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland