Women’s Mediterranean Prize Awarded to Morocco’s Fouzia Assouli

[MAP] Rabat -The Mediterranean Foundation for Peace (FMP), based in Naples (Italy), has awarded the 2017 “Women’s Mediterranean Prize” to Fouzia Assouli, president of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FEMF) and honorary president of the Democr…

[MAP] Rabat -The Mediterranean Foundation for Peace (FMP), based in Naples (Italy), has awarded the 2017 "Women's Mediterranean Prize" to Fouzia Assouli, president of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation (FEMF) and honorary president of the Democratic Federation of Women's Rights (FLDDF).

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Sun Optics, Essilor Couples to Tap Optics’ Market

[Addis Fortune] Sun Optical Technologies (SOT), a renowned eyeglass supplier, partnered with Essilor Group, a French-based company, to set up eyecare centres and eyeglass manufacturing plants with an investment capital of about 100 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Sun Optical Technologies (SOT), a renowned eyeglass supplier, partnered with Essilor Group, a French-based company, to set up eyecare centres and eyeglass manufacturing plants with an investment capital of about 100 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tricks to Walk the Talk On New Year Resolutions

[Addis Fortune] As Ethiopia sees off the ‘old’ and welcomes the ‘new’, it may be common among many, to plan to change their lives in one way or another. I sometimes wonder if there is such a thing as old or new.

[Addis Fortune] As Ethiopia sees off the 'old' and welcomes the 'new', it may be common among many, to plan to change their lives in one way or another. I sometimes wonder if there is such a thing as old or new.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom Gears Up Monopoly

[Addis Fortune] The monopoly telecom operator, Ethio telecom, will begin registering new mobile phones into the system starting from tomorrow in a bid to prevent smuggled phones in the local market and prevent a telecom fraud committed by breaching the…

[Addis Fortune] The monopoly telecom operator, Ethio telecom, will begin registering new mobile phones into the system starting from tomorrow in a bid to prevent smuggled phones in the local market and prevent a telecom fraud committed by breaching the company's satellite network.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

WB Approves $600 Million Grant for Safety Net System

[Addis Fortune] The International Development Association (IDA), a wing of World Bank, granted Ethiopia 600 million dollars to help food insecure people and implementation of safety net programs.

[Addis Fortune] The International Development Association (IDA), a wing of World Bank, granted Ethiopia 600 million dollars to help food insecure people and implementation of safety net programs.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Commuters Fed Up With Addis’ Ever Messy Transportation

[Addis Fortune] At the taxi station corners of Qaliti, Gelan Condominium, Emebet Arega begs the people in the first row of a long winding queue to give her precedence to take the coming taxi, despite being the last one in the queue.

[Addis Fortune] At the taxi station corners of Qaliti, Gelan Condominium, Emebet Arega begs the people in the first row of a long winding queue to give her precedence to take the coming taxi, despite being the last one in the queue.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Describing What Transpires Inside the Most Powerful Governing Party of Ethiopia As an Intense Power Struggle May Sound a Bit Far-Fetched

[Addis Fortune] Describing what transpires inside the most powerful governing party of Ethiopia as an intense power struggle may sound a bit far-fetched, says gossip. The power dynamics and alliances are fluid; it can be misleading to discern formation…

[Addis Fortune] Describing what transpires inside the most powerful governing party of Ethiopia as an intense power struggle may sound a bit far-fetched, says gossip. The power dynamics and alliances are fluid; it can be misleading to discern formations of groups neither on party affiliations nor ideological preferences, claims gossip.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Ethiopian State – From Ascription to Subscription

[Addis Fortune] In a few weeks, the federal agency, in charge of overseeing polls either for legislative councils or referendums will be back in action. It will carry out a referendum, allowing people in eight Kebeles in Gonder area to decide whether t…

[Addis Fortune] In a few weeks, the federal agency, in charge of overseeing polls either for legislative councils or referendums will be back in action. It will carry out a referendum, allowing people in eight Kebeles in Gonder area to decide whether they want to identify themselves with the Qimant, a minority group in the Amhara Regional State.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia