Chamber Brings in New Faces After Controversy

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Chamber of Sectoral Associations (ECSA), in its general assembly meeting held last Thursday, brought in 11 new faces, electing Iyasu Mosisa, head of the Oromia Chamber of Sectoral Associations (OCSA), as president for the …

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Chamber of Sectoral Associations (ECSA), in its general assembly meeting held last Thursday, brought in 11 new faces, electing Iyasu Mosisa, head of the Oromia Chamber of Sectoral Associations (OCSA), as president for the next two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Not Too Soon for Cynical Bird’s-Eye View

[Addis Fortune] The idiom that one rotten apple spoils the barrell was given a reality check in an experiment undertaken by sociologist and physician Nicholas A. Christakis. The purpose was to discover how long a person could remain incorruptible again…

[Addis Fortune] The idiom that one rotten apple spoils the barrell was given a reality check in an experiment undertaken by sociologist and physician Nicholas A. Christakis. The purpose was to discover how long a person could remain incorruptible against the powerful pull of unethical (not necessarily illegal) acts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Oilibya Expands With 17 More Stations

[Addis Fortune] OiLibya, one of the biggest fuel suppliers in the country, has made the most significant expansion in eight years by opening 17 additional petrol stations with an estimated cost of 75 million Br in partnership with individual developers…

[Addis Fortune] OiLibya, one of the biggest fuel suppliers in the country, has made the most significant expansion in eight years by opening 17 additional petrol stations with an estimated cost of 75 million Br in partnership with individual developers. This will raise the number of stations of OiLibya to 167.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Orchid, Yonas Set Out On Another Battle Yet

[Addis Fortune] Justices at the Supreme Court have sent back the 42 million Br court battle between Orchid Business Group and Yonas Kassahun to the Federal High Court, claiming lack of evidence to prove the case.

[Addis Fortune] Justices at the Supreme Court have sent back the 42 million Br court battle between Orchid Business Group and Yonas Kassahun to the Federal High Court, claiming lack of evidence to prove the case.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Another Opposition Split Looms

[The Herald] MDC-T is on the verge of another major split after its Matabeleland leadership allegedly resolved to go it alone if party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai continues belittling them. Simmering tensions came to a head on Sunday after Mr Tsvangira…

[The Herald] MDC-T is on the verge of another major split after its Matabeleland leadership allegedly resolved to go it alone if party leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai continues belittling them. Simmering tensions came to a head on Sunday after Mr Tsvangirai allegedly hired thugs to assault his lieutenants in the region for snubbing Saturday's launch of the MDC Alliance in Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mia Rides Higher in Malawi Congress Party

[Nyasa Times] That the joining of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) by Muhamad Sidik Mia has sent shivers down the spine of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is palpably clear. Since Mia’s move to MCP some two weeks ago, the ruling DPP has been b…

[Nyasa Times] That the joining of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) by Muhamad Sidik Mia has sent shivers down the spine of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is palpably clear. Since Mia's move to MCP some two weeks ago, the ruling DPP has been behaving like a hysterical and confused rabbit.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Bank, Econet in Talks Over Ecocash

[The Herald] Foreign-owned bank MBCA and the country’s largest mobile network provider Econet Wireless Zimbabwe are finalising a deal which will see the bank integrate with the latter’s mobile money platform EcoCash so joining the majority of banks.

[The Herald] Foreign-owned bank MBCA and the country's largest mobile network provider Econet Wireless Zimbabwe are finalising a deal which will see the bank integrate with the latter's mobile money platform EcoCash so joining the majority of banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Education Experts Hail Mutharika for Endorsing University De-linking

[Nyasa Times] Education experts have hailed President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika for approving the de-linking of the constituent colleges from the University of Malawi (UNIMA), sayung that would resolve long-standing governance and bureaucratic c…

[Nyasa Times] Education experts have hailed President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika for approving the de-linking of the constituent colleges from the University of Malawi (UNIMA), sayung that would resolve long-standing governance and bureaucratic challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

More Support for Cancer Patients

[Namibian] The Cancer Association of Namibia (WO30), an incorporated association not for gain that is registered with the ministries of health and of trade and industry, has continuously strived for the betterment of the conditions related to the fight…

[Namibian] The Cancer Association of Namibia (WO30), an incorporated association not for gain that is registered with the ministries of health and of trade and industry, has continuously strived for the betterment of the conditions related to the fight against and support for those afflicted by cancer in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia