All Rounded Efforts for Better Agricultural Yield

[Ethiopian Herald] Ever since the first Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-I) the government gives due attention to make the sector as a source of input to the industrial sector and to increase productivity to address local food demand by mechanizing …

[Ethiopian Herald] Ever since the first Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-I) the government gives due attention to make the sector as a source of input to the industrial sector and to increase productivity to address local food demand by mechanizing the sector and promoting irrigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

How Can Federalism Contribute to National Unity, Shared Identity in Ethiopia?

[Ethiopian Herald] After two decades of imple mentation, federalism has become a hot issue in the country recently, especially in connection with the flaring up of unrest in some parts of the country in recent years. Scholars, civic society and politic…

[Ethiopian Herald] After two decades of imple mentation, federalism has become a hot issue in the country recently, especially in connection with the flaring up of unrest in some parts of the country in recent years. Scholars, civic society and political party members stated that even though there is no debate on the necessity of the system for the multi-ethnic Ethiopia, there is no consensus on the structure and implementation of the system as it stands.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Activists Win Top Environmental Prize for Fighting Zuma, Russia Nuclear Deal

[South African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute] The Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates our own Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB), on their Goldman Environ…

[South African Faith Communities' Environment Institute] The Southern African Faith Communities' Environment Institute (SAFCEI) congratulates our own Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB), on their Goldman Environmental Prize this Earth Day week. Liz and Makoma have been recognised for their leadership in the struggle against an unlawful nuclear energy deal in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia Will Continue to Build Democracy, Human Rights

[Ethiopian Herald] The American Congress has recently passed a resolution, code named H. RES.128 on the 115th meeting in view of “supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.”

[Ethiopian Herald] The American Congress has recently passed a resolution, code named H. RES.128 on the 115th meeting in view of "supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Man Dies After Accidentally Drinking Insecticide

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -A 56 year old man, Manyengo Maliseni from Mwenela village in the Area of Traditional Authority Njerwa in Lilongwe died suddenly after drinking insecticide (poison).

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -A 56 year old man, Manyengo Maliseni from Mwenela village in the Area of Traditional Authority Njerwa in Lilongwe died suddenly after drinking insecticide (poison).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Our Push to Eliminate Malaria’

[Times of Zambia] For much of the world, malaria is a disease people worry about when they travel abroad. But for citizens from many Commonwealth nations it is no holiday disease. Malaria is a very real scourge that targets the most cherished members o…

[Times of Zambia] For much of the world, malaria is a disease people worry about when they travel abroad. But for citizens from many Commonwealth nations it is no holiday disease. Malaria is a very real scourge that targets the most cherished members of our society -- pregnant women and children below the age of five. Our labour force is plagued by days away from work due to illness, or time spent as a carer for a sick member of the family. Malaria is the biggest cause of attendance at health facilities, and every Zambian f

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Lawyers Threaten Lawsuit On Foreign Judges

[Lesotho Times] The lawyers representing the murder-accused former army commander, Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli and other soldiers on Tuesday threatened to file a constitutional application to oppose the recruitment of foreign judges to try the case…

[Lesotho Times] The lawyers representing the murder-accused former army commander, Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli and other soldiers on Tuesday threatened to file a constitutional application to oppose the recruitment of foreign judges to try the cases involving members of the country's security agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Welwitschias Crash Against Lethal Valke

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s rugby second stringers, Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, were totally outpaced and outshined by visiting South African outfit Hino Valke, who ran in six tries, scored three conversions and a penalty as they comfortably cruis…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's rugby second stringers, Windhoek Draught Welwitschias, were totally outpaced and outshined by visiting South African outfit Hino Valke, who ran in six tries, scored three conversions and a penalty as they comfortably cruised to a 39-7 victory over the Namibians in their Northern Pool Supersport Rugby Challenge opener at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Tweya Urges Commercialisation of Mahangu By Northern Farmers

[New Era] Windhoek -Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Tjekero Tweya said subsistence farmers are expected to commercialise mahangu and make it a key ingredient of the locally produced Eagle Lager beer now that an opportunity has …

[New Era] Windhoek -Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Tjekero Tweya said subsistence farmers are expected to commercialise mahangu and make it a key ingredient of the locally produced Eagle Lager beer now that an opportunity has arisen through the mahangu-based beer.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

City Of Windhoek to Build Houses Costing Below U.S.$8,000

[New Era] Windhoek -The City of Windhoek (CoW) has portioned off land in the informal settlements which have been earmarked for the construction of low-cost houses for residents.

[New Era] Windhoek -The City of Windhoek (CoW) has portioned off land in the informal settlements which have been earmarked for the construction of low-cost houses for residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia