Special Plight of Down Children in the Spotlight On Dedicated Day

[Namibia Economist] Parents of children with Down Syndrome are coming together on Saturday 21 October to celebrate Namibia’s first ever day dedicated to children living with the genetic disorder. The day is organised by the Down Syndrome Association of…

[Namibia Economist] Parents of children with Down Syndrome are coming together on Saturday 21 October to celebrate Namibia's first ever day dedicated to children living with the genetic disorder. The day is organised by the Down Syndrome Association of Namibia, a voluntary parent support group that champions the lifestyle normalisation of Down Syndrome children and young adults, and their integration into mainstream society.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Swedish Firm Brings U.S.$2.5 Billion Wind Farm Project to Tanzania

[Daily News] A SWEDISH based company ‘VR Holding AB’ has announced to relocate the 5.5trl/- wind power plant from Malindi, Kenya to Tanzania saying it will be easier for the implementation of the project.

[Daily News] A SWEDISH based company 'VR Holding AB' has announced to relocate the 5.5trl/- wind power plant from Malindi, Kenya to Tanzania saying it will be easier for the implementation of the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Grand Renaissance Dam Construction Steadily Underway – Office

[Ethiopian Herald] The recent speculations floating on social media and some unreliable news sources claiming that the construction of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is halted signals a desperate attempt to portray a bleak image on the indisput…

[Ethiopian Herald] The recent speculations floating on social media and some unreliable news sources claiming that the construction of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is halted signals a desperate attempt to portray a bleak image on the indisputable progress of the dam, says Office.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cooperation for a Tourism Resurgence

[Ethiopian Herald] Yared Teka is a tour operator diligently working even on holidays and weekends. He understands that Meskel is one of the celebrations that attract tourists from all over the world. He said his company had shuttled hundreds of tourist…

[Ethiopian Herald] Yared Teka is a tour operator diligently working even on holidays and weekends. He understands that Meskel is one of the celebrations that attract tourists from all over the world. He said his company had shuttled hundreds of tourists to Gonder and Addis Ababa for the celebration this year. He imagines this year's celebration has marked the revival of Ethiopian tourism industry after the year long state of emergency was lifted on August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

No More Pull Backs to Heritage Restitution Efforts

[Ethiopian Herald] So many historical documents and heritages have been stolen from Ethiopia during the times of external invasion and missionary expeditions in different periods of time.

[Ethiopian Herald] So many historical documents and heritages have been stolen from Ethiopia during the times of external invasion and missionary expeditions in different periods of time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethio-India Ties Take New Trajectory

[Ethiopian Herald] The two millennia-old friendships between Ethiopia and India is probably one of the oldest ties in history, as Axumite traders in the 1st century AD traded with Indians through the ancient port of Adulis. However, fully fledged bilat…

[Ethiopian Herald] The two millennia-old friendships between Ethiopia and India is probably one of the oldest ties in history, as Axumite traders in the 1st century AD traded with Indians through the ancient port of Adulis. However, fully fledged bilateral ties were launched in the mid 20th century. The two countries enjoyed a longstanding friendship in multiple areas of cooperation, especially in trade and education.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tackling TB Through Music, Dance

[The Herald] Despite his eloquent voice and exuberant theatrics on stage, deep down under, Progress Chipfumo is still smarting from survival scars, vestiges of an ailment onslaught and is now a man on a mission. The determined Afro pop musician, a surv…

[The Herald] Despite his eloquent voice and exuberant theatrics on stage, deep down under, Progress Chipfumo is still smarting from survival scars, vestiges of an ailment onslaught and is now a man on a mission. The determined Afro pop musician, a survivor of the tuberculosis, which nearly put him off the musical scene rails nearly a decade ago is set to launch an ambitious plan whereby he will be spreading awareness of the disease through music. The lingering thoughts about 2008, the year when he was diagnosed with th

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Weah and Boakai Are Poised for Run-Off

[Observer] Coalition for Democratic Change standard bearer George M. Weah and Unity Party standard bearer Joseph N. Boakai could end up in a 2nd-round election to decide who becomes President of Liberia

[Observer] Coalition for Democratic Change standard bearer George M. Weah and Unity Party standard bearer Joseph N. Boakai could end up in a 2nd-round election to decide who becomes President of Liberia

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ministry Forecasts Productive Year

[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource revealed that a great amount of yield is expected by 2018 based on the current trajectory. It was indicated that integrated effects have been exerted on protecting the crop from diseases a…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource revealed that a great amount of yield is expected by 2018 based on the current trajectory. It was indicated that integrated effects have been exerted on protecting the crop from diseases and insects with effective pesticide management and distribution.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia