Center Offers Study Programs for Water Mang’t

[Addis Fortune] African Center of Excellence for Water Management (ACEWM) will offer 51 PhD and 100 MSc programmes at Addis Ababa University at the cost of six million dollars. The 24 million dollar financing comes from a grant by the World Bank (WB) that was made last year for centre of research excellence for funding in eastern & southern Africa “The project has played a key role in the development of highly-skilled human resource capable of handling more complex water management problems in holistic integrative and

[Addis Fortune] African Center of Excellence for Water Management (ACEWM) will offer 51 PhD and 100 MSc programmes at Addis Ababa University at the cost of six million dollars. The 24 million dollar financing comes from a grant by the World Bank (WB) that was made last year for centre of research excellence for funding in eastern & southern Africa "The project has played a key role in the development of highly-skilled human resource capable of handling more complex water management problems in holistic integrative and

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

10 Perish in Horror Kombi Crash

[The Herald] A commuter omnibus evading a Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) checkpoint collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle in Murehwa yesterday morning, killing 10 people and injuring 13 others. Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba co…

[The Herald] A commuter omnibus evading a Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) checkpoint collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle in Murehwa yesterday morning, killing 10 people and injuring 13 others. Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident in an interview yesterday. "The accident occurred at the 59km peg along the Harare-Nyamapanda Road around 0700 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bogus Land Developers Swindle Diasporans

[The Herald] Home seekers, especially those in the Diaspora, are losing thousands of dollars to bogus land developers, who are selling non-existent residential stands after using social media to post beautiful pictures of completed houses and images of…

[The Herald] Home seekers, especially those in the Diaspora, are losing thousands of dollars to bogus land developers, who are selling non-existent residential stands after using social media to post beautiful pictures of completed houses and images of road construction. The latest scam involves the illegal sale of stands at Eyestone Farm, which is wholly owned by Harare City Council, where conmen are portraying the area as a developed area with beautiful houses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EU Envoy Reaffirms Support to Parly

[The Herald] European Union ambassador to Zimbabwe Philippe Van Damme yesterday paid a courtesy call on Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda and expressed the bloc’s willingness to continue providing financial and technical support t…

[The Herald] European Union ambassador to Zimbabwe Philippe Van Damme yesterday paid a courtesy call on Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda and expressed the bloc's willingness to continue providing financial and technical support to Parliament. The two also reviewed the previous support Parliament has received from the EU.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Chiyangwa Challenges Refs

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has challenged Zimbabwe’s top referees to strive to turn themselves into match officials who will be good enough to officiate at the FIFA World Cup finals. He also praised them for shunning controversies lin…

[The Herald] ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa has challenged Zimbabwe's top referees to strive to turn themselves into match officials who will be good enough to officiate at the FIFA World Cup finals. He also praised them for shunning controversies linked to match manipulation and exhibiting a degree of professionalism that has also won them some plaudits from FIFA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MDC-T Busy Constricting the Democratic Space

[The Herald] The rate at which MDC-T officials are revealing their undemocratic traits is alarmingly unnerving. Just before the dust had settled on the shocking and unilateral scrapping of primary elections by the MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, anothe…

[The Herald] The rate at which MDC-T officials are revealing their undemocratic traits is alarmingly unnerving. Just before the dust had settled on the shocking and unilateral scrapping of primary elections by the MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, another high ranking official, Tapiwa Mashakada, released an additional undemocratic shocker.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Works From Home Pending Renovation of Office

[This Day] Lagos, Abuja and Asaba -President Muhammadu Buhari, who resumed duties Monday after a 103-day medical vacation abroad, will operate from his official residence until the completion of the renovation of his office, the Presidency said Monday.

[This Day] Lagos, Abuja and Asaba -President Muhammadu Buhari, who resumed duties Monday after a 103-day medical vacation abroad, will operate from his official residence until the completion of the renovation of his office, the Presidency said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

China Extends 3.4 Billion Br for Water Dev’t

[Addis Fortune] The Chinese Export-Import Bank (EX-IM Bank) has granted 3.4 billion Br to Addis Abeba Water & Sewerage Authority (AAWSA) for the construction of Gerbi Water Dam project to be constructed in Sululta, 30kms away from the capital.

[Addis Fortune] The Chinese Export-Import Bank (EX-IM Bank) has granted 3.4 billion Br to Addis Abeba Water & Sewerage Authority (AAWSA) for the construction of Gerbi Water Dam project to be constructed in Sululta, 30kms away from the capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Maersk Line Goes Offline

[Addis Fortune] The largest container shipping company in the world, Maersk Line, has moved to a manual system to clear the bill of lading documents at the port of Djibouti, following the recent cyber-attack on the company’s database system.

[Addis Fortune] The largest container shipping company in the world, Maersk Line, has moved to a manual system to clear the bill of lading documents at the port of Djibouti, following the recent cyber-attack on the company's database system.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Norway Pledges Fresh Finance for Climate Resilience

[Addis Fortune] The government of Norway has granted 1.74 billion Br for the implementation of Climate Resilience & Green Economy (CRGE) strategy, aiming at addressing and reducing the effects of climate change in the country. The grant comes at a time when the country faces a shortage of climate finance.

[Addis Fortune] The government of Norway has granted 1.74 billion Br for the implementation of Climate Resilience & Green Economy (CRGE) strategy, aiming at addressing and reducing the effects of climate change in the country. The grant comes at a time when the country faces a shortage of climate finance.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia