Resilient Communities for Arable Eastern Africa

[Addis Fortune] In the past few decades, Eastern Africa has experienced significant economic changes which, in many ways, have contributed to improving the living conditions of millions of poor farmers and pastoralists. Agricultural production and prod…

[Addis Fortune] In the past few decades, Eastern Africa has experienced significant economic changes which, in many ways, have contributed to improving the living conditions of millions of poor farmers and pastoralists. Agricultural production and productivity have increased. Some countries have had marked successes in reducing the level of poverty and made considerable progress along the path to zero hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

City Plans 730 Million Br to Implement Road Safety Strategy

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Ababa Road Safety Council (AARSC) has proposed to allocate 730.3 million Br for the reduction of road traffic crashes by half in 2023. The strategy was launched on September 6, 2017, at Sheraton Addis Hotel. A large chunk of t…

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Ababa Road Safety Council (AARSC) has proposed to allocate 730.3 million Br for the reduction of road traffic crashes by half in 2023. The strategy was launched on September 6, 2017, at Sheraton Addis Hotel. A large chunk of the budget, amounting to around half a billion Birr, is allocated for improving the city's traffic data management and post-crash response systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Commission Warns of Possible Disaster

[Addis Fortune] The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) has warned about the overflow of Koka Dam due to the heavy rainfall this summer. The Commission, in its announcement, extended warning to the residents of Koka, to take extra caut…

[Addis Fortune] The National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) has warned about the overflow of Koka Dam due to the heavy rainfall this summer. The Commission, in its announcement, extended warning to the residents of Koka, to take extra caution as flooding might occur in the area. Eastern Shewa Zone; Adama, Fentale, Arsi Zone, Merti and Jaju weredas, and Afar Region are also identified as risk areas by the Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Share Price Flare Up At Nyala

[Addis Fortune] Nyala Insurance S.C, in its auction of shares returned by foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin, has drawn offers of almost 120pc of the firm’s par value standing at 1,000 Br, fetching the third biggest bid in the insurance industry.

[Addis Fortune] Nyala Insurance S.C, in its auction of shares returned by foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin, has drawn offers of almost 120pc of the firm's par value standing at 1,000 Br, fetching the third biggest bid in the insurance industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Lonestar Cell, LRA Agree On Mobile Tax Payment Services

[Observer] Lonestar Cell MTN has signed a proof of concept agreement for mobile payment with the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) for the acceptance of tax payments via Mobile Money. The mobile tax payment platform is meant to ease the process of making…

[Observer] Lonestar Cell MTN has signed a proof of concept agreement for mobile payment with the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) for the acceptance of tax payments via Mobile Money. The mobile tax payment platform is meant to ease the process of making payment of government taxes and fees, according to a press release.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Refugee Children Miss School to Renew Asylum Permits

[GroundUp] Chido, Esther and Irvin, aged 12, ten and six respectively, are missing school. Instead of going to class they are queuing at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Pretoria to renew their asylum-seeking papers.

[GroundUp] Chido, Esther and Irvin, aged 12, ten and six respectively, are missing school. Instead of going to class they are queuing at the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Pretoria to renew their asylum-seeking papers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

You Got What You Deserve, Bien Aime Tells Disgruntled Fans of Tekno Miles

[Nation] Sauti Sol member Bien Aime Baraza has mocked Kenyan fans for their love for Nigerian artistes after star Tekno Miles gave a disappointing 30 minutes performance over the weekend at the Ngong Race Course, Nairobi.

[Nation] Sauti Sol member Bien Aime Baraza has mocked Kenyan fans for their love for Nigerian artistes after star Tekno Miles gave a disappointing 30 minutes performance over the weekend at the Ngong Race Course, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Grace Mugabe Confronts VP Mnangagwa

[Zimbabwe Independent] Fiery First Lady Grace Mugabe on Wednesday confronted under siege Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a tense Zanu PF politburo over claims he was recently poisoned at the party’s youth interface rally in Gwanda.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Fiery First Lady Grace Mugabe on Wednesday confronted under siege Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa at a tense Zanu PF politburo over claims he was recently poisoned at the party's youth interface rally in Gwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe to Take Bloated Entourage to UN Summit

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe is taking a bloated entourage of more than 70 people, including his family, to the United Nations summit scheduled for September 19 to 23, which has raised the eyebrows of the United States embassy in Hara…

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe is taking a bloated entourage of more than 70 people, including his family, to the United Nations summit scheduled for September 19 to 23, which has raised the eyebrows of the United States embassy in Harare, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Won’t Allow Anyone Stampede Him Into Premature 2019 Race – Presidency

[Vanguard] The Presidency is vowing not to be stampeded into a premature 2019 presidential campaign despite what it claimed, yesterday, to be an orchestrated scheme by opposition within and outside to do so.

[Vanguard] The Presidency is vowing not to be stampeded into a premature 2019 presidential campaign despite what it claimed, yesterday, to be an orchestrated scheme by opposition within and outside to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria