Ethiopia, Canada to Boost Mining, Energy Sector Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Canada agreed to cement bilateral cooperation on energy and mining developments and the latter has keen interest in carrying out capacity building activities.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Canada agreed to cement bilateral cooperation on energy and mining developments and the latter has keen interest in carrying out capacity building activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Extremist Media Outlets Abusing Journalism

[Ethiopian Herald] US and Europe based extremist and biased Amharic and English radio and other media outlets have on daily basis been solitary advocates of any opposition party in general and extremists such as Genbot 7, OLF and ONLF in particular. Th…

[Ethiopian Herald] US and Europe based extremist and biased Amharic and English radio and other media outlets have on daily basis been solitary advocates of any opposition party in general and extremists such as Genbot 7, OLF and ONLF in particular. These foreign based radio and other media outlets that are operating within the Diaspora sanctuary are misusing those countries' tax-payers money. Besides, they have not, among other things, lived up to the standard of responsible journalism in general and to their duties, respon

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Is Rising to Its Former Glory

[Ethiopian Herald] Historical manuscripts indicate that Ethiopia is one of the four origins of ancient great civilizations ever occurred on this planet. The Axumite civilization which was flourished in the northern part of the country should be noted a…

[Ethiopian Herald] Historical manuscripts indicate that Ethiopia is one of the four origins of ancient great civilizations ever occurred on this planet. The Axumite civilization which was flourished in the northern part of the country should be noted as true artifact of its civilization. It was a civilization that had ruled up to the South Arabia. However, after the downfall of the Axumite Kingdom, the country has experienced many up and downs. Persistent drought, dictatorship, lack of good governance and other natural and m

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

U.S. Overlooking Human Rights Concerns With Warplane Sale

[RFI] The US government is pushing forward with plans to sell light aircraft to the Nigerian military to help in their battle against the hardline Islamist group Boko Haram. Twelve Super Tucano attack aircraft worth 600 million dollars will be sold to …

[RFI] The US government is pushing forward with plans to sell light aircraft to the Nigerian military to help in their battle against the hardline Islamist group Boko Haram. Twelve Super Tucano attack aircraft worth 600 million dollars will be sold to Nigeria, according to US officials cited by several reports last week. However, there are still concerns about human rights abuses committed by the Nigerian military such as the accidental bombing in January of a camp for displaced people. Some experts also worry t

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Diseases and Sexual Violence Threaten Somalis, South Sudanese Escaping Famine – UN

[UN News] Millions of people are facing the peril of famine in Somalia and South Sudan, and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence fuelling the crises widen, cautioned senior United Nations officials who have just returned from…

[UN News] Millions of people are facing the peril of famine in Somalia and South Sudan, and the situation is expected to worsen as the drought and violence fuelling the crises widen, cautioned senior United Nations officials who have just returned from the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

N1.68bn Pension Deduction – Tension in Kwara Ahead of Supreme Court Ruling

[Vanguard] AHEAD of Supreme Court judgment on the N1.68billion perceived illegal deductions of the pensioners by the state government, on April 27, 2017, tension has gripped stakeholders and other citizens of the state.

[Vanguard] AHEAD of Supreme Court judgment on the N1.68billion perceived illegal deductions of the pensioners by the state government, on April 27, 2017, tension has gripped stakeholders and other citizens of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Recover Guns From Ambrose Ali Varsity Don

[Vanguard] EDO State Police Command has disclosed that it recovered a pump action and two double barrel guns from a professor at Ambrose Ali University, AAU, Ekpoma, Edo State.

[Vanguard] EDO State Police Command has disclosed that it recovered a pump action and two double barrel guns from a professor at Ambrose Ali University, AAU, Ekpoma, Edo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Money, Money, Money Everywhere!

[Vanguard] NIGERIA is literally swamped in money right now. Money is and can be found anywhere and in different forms and denominations. Thousands, millions and billions of it. The country is awash in real money. Raw cash. It is available in denominati…

[Vanguard] NIGERIA is literally swamped in money right now. Money is and can be found anywhere and in different forms and denominations. Thousands, millions and billions of it. The country is awash in real money. Raw cash. It is available in denominations of dollars, pounds, euro and, of course, the good old naira. Money can be found neatly wrapped in tight bales in scores of huge jute bags.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tech and Big Data Helping Cameroonians Protect Their Forests

[The Conversation Africa] Deforestation is still increasing exponentially in tropical regions. Some of the worst regions in the world are the Amazon rainforest, South East Asia and Central Africa. Between 2010 and 2015 there was an annual loss of 7.6 m…

[The Conversation Africa] Deforestation is still increasing exponentially in tropical regions. Some of the worst regions in the world are the Amazon rainforest, South East Asia and Central Africa. Between 2010 and 2015 there was an annual loss of 7.6 million ha of forest leading to changes in rainfall patterns, loss of biodiversity and contributing to local and global climate change.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nation Can Convert Youth Bulge From Political Problem Into Opportunity

[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia’s youth has come under the spotlight recently for their role in a political protest that is seen to be threatening stability. But Ethiopia’s youth bulge doesn’t need to be a political problem. It can be converted to a…

[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia's youth has come under the spotlight recently for their role in a political protest that is seen to be threatening stability. But Ethiopia's youth bulge doesn't need to be a political problem. It can be converted to an economic muscle.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia