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[Addis Fortune] Last year’s Irreecha was like no other, and not for the better. The Thanksgiving holiday was marred with a deadly stampede, where over 50 people died, according to government reports. Participants of the fateful day claim that oppositio…

[Addis Fortune] Last year's Irreecha was like no other, and not for the better. The Thanksgiving holiday was marred with a deadly stampede, where over 50 people died, according to government reports. Participants of the fateful day claim that opposition forces ignited the disorder by starting a protest. An infamous video archive was released of the youth that took a microphone away from the Geda leaders, who were on the stage in the middle of a speech, to proclaim his political opinions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Correctional Services On Barberton Offenders Set to Write Matric Examinations

[Govt of SA] As 2017 matric examination looms, offenders at Barberton Management Area are spending sleepless night preparing for their matric examinations. This year 26 offenders will seat for matric examination, 08 from Youth Correctional Centre when …

[Govt of SA] As 2017 matric examination looms, offenders at Barberton Management Area are spending sleepless night preparing for their matric examinations. This year 26 offenders will seat for matric examination, 08 from Youth Correctional Centre when 18 will be coming from Maximum Correctional Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Sees Double Digit Inflation, Again

[Addis Fortune] Double-digit inflation keeps threatening the macroeconomic conditions of the country as the headline inflation rate hit 10.8pc last month, according to the Central Statistical Agency (CSA)- the highest since October 2015.

[Addis Fortune] Double-digit inflation keeps threatening the macroeconomic conditions of the country as the headline inflation rate hit 10.8pc last month, according to the Central Statistical Agency (CSA)- the highest since October 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Employees of Ries Protest Against Management

[Addis Fortune] In the midst of product exhibition, the employees at Ries Engineering S.C have expressed dissatisfaction with the management of the company by chanting their slogans at the premise of the Company last Tuesday.

[Addis Fortune] In the midst of product exhibition, the employees at Ries Engineering S.C have expressed dissatisfaction with the management of the company by chanting their slogans at the premise of the Company last Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Obscure Position of Abadula Gemeda

[Addis Fortune] The story began unfolding early last week. Authorities at the Ethiopian Housing Corporation told Abadula Gemeda, speaker of Parliament, to vacate a state-owned house located near Olympia where he has lived in for many years. Formerly kn…

[Addis Fortune] The story began unfolding early last week. Authorities at the Ethiopian Housing Corporation told Abadula Gemeda, speaker of Parliament, to vacate a state-owned house located near Olympia where he has lived in for many years. Formerly known as Housing Agency, Abadula had served as its board chairman in the late 2000s.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Dilemma With Capital Punishment, Long Overdue

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia’s preferred method of execution of those condemned to death is shooting. In the past 26 years, since the Revolutionary Democrats took over from the Marxist military junta, Dergue, two people have been shot to death. The figure,…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia's preferred method of execution of those condemned to death is shooting. In the past 26 years, since the Revolutionary Democrats took over from the Marxist military junta, Dergue, two people have been shot to death. The figure, considering the number of years, and the record of other countries such as China, may seem insignificant. But, last year, two individuals were freshly sentenced to death.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tshwane Unveils Free Bus Ride for Youth Job Seekers

[DA] The unemployed youth in Bronkhorstspruit were given a helping hand by the City of Tshwane when MMC for Roads and Transport, Cllr Sheila Lynn Senkubuge, unveiled a free bus ride to the youth job seekers in the area this week as part of the pilot pr…

[DA] The unemployed youth in Bronkhorstspruit were given a helping hand by the City of Tshwane when MMC for Roads and Transport, Cllr Sheila Lynn Senkubuge, unveiled a free bus ride to the youth job seekers in the area this week as part of the pilot project to enable them to access job opportunities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KZN Disaster Teams Assist Flood Hit Areas

[SAnews.gov.za] The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is coordinating relief efforts amid the worst storm that hit many parts of the province.

[SAnews.gov.za] The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is coordinating relief efforts amid the worst storm that hit many parts of the province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa