Land of the Bootleggers

[Addis Fortune] The word bootleg used to have a more direct meaning. It used to refer to 19th-century smugglers who hid illegally acquired liquor in their high boots when they had to pass possible checkpoints.

[Addis Fortune] The word bootleg used to have a more direct meaning. It used to refer to 19th-century smugglers who hid illegally acquired liquor in their high boots when they had to pass possible checkpoints.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nondi Hopes to Fulfill Potential After Georgia Move

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia midfielder Amos Nondi has moved to Georgian top tier side Kolkheti Potti on a three-year deal, joining his former teammate Erick ‘Marcelo’ Ouma who signed for the club early January.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia midfielder Amos Nondi has moved to Georgian top tier side Kolkheti Potti on a three-year deal, joining his former teammate Erick 'Marcelo' Ouma who signed for the club early January.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

African Countries Like Gambia Must Try New Strategies to End Malaria

[The Aspen Institute] Malaria is a monster. I was 12 years old the first time I contracted cerebral malaria. After several days of staying in bed unwell without receiving proper treatment from my boarding school dispensary, one night I woke up deliriou…

[The Aspen Institute] Malaria is a monster. I was 12 years old the first time I contracted cerebral malaria. After several days of staying in bed unwell without receiving proper treatment from my boarding school dispensary, one night I woke up delirious, screaming and shouting. I had to be restrained by my brother and classmates. By the time I was rushed to a local hospital in Eastern Kenya, I was in a coma. While I survived, hundreds of thousands of people die from malaria each year.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Businessman Sir Wicknell and Fiancée Tie The Knot

[The Herald] Music guru Oliver Mtukudzi serenaded guests at the marriage ceremony of businessman and socialiate Wicknell Chivayo and his fiancée, Sonja Madzikanda in Harare on Saturday.

[The Herald] Music guru Oliver Mtukudzi serenaded guests at the marriage ceremony of businessman and socialiate Wicknell Chivayo and his fiancée, Sonja Madzikanda in Harare on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kigali Hotel and Aviation Summit Projected to Generate Over Rwf1.5 Billion

[New Times] The African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) scheduled for October is projected to generate more $1.8 million (over Rwf1.5 billion), which was earned from last year’s summit held in Kigali.

[New Times] The African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) scheduled for October is projected to generate more $1.8 million (over Rwf1.5 billion), which was earned from last year's summit held in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Week Before in the Horn of Africa

[Addis Fortune] Two big events that were reported to have taken place in Addis Abeba and Asmara captivated all my attention last week. The African Union (AU) has concluded its 29th assembly at the headquarters in Addis Abeba. And it was last week that …

[Addis Fortune] Two big events that were reported to have taken place in Addis Abeba and Asmara captivated all my attention last week. The African Union (AU) has concluded its 29th assembly at the headquarters in Addis Abeba. And it was last week that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recognised Eritrea's capital, Asmara, as a World Heritage Site.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Debt Disbursement Hits Five-Year Low

[Addis Fortune] The amount of debt disbursed by the external development partners to Ethiopia has reached the lowest level since 2011/12, reaching 1.7 billion dollars, according to the latest Public Sector Debt Statistical Bulletin published by the Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC).

[Addis Fortune] The amount of debt disbursed by the external development partners to Ethiopia has reached the lowest level since 2011/12, reaching 1.7 billion dollars, according to the latest Public Sector Debt Statistical Bulletin published by the Ministry of Finance & Economic Cooperation (MoFEC).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia