Government of Rwanda and the World Bank Sign Agreement to Increase Access to Electricity Through Off-Grid Renewable Energy

[World Bank] Kigali -Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete and World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda, Yasser El Gammal today signed a $ 48.9million Scaling-Up Energy Renewable Program financing agreement to help the government of Rwa…

[World Bank] Kigali -Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete and World Bank Country Manager for Rwanda, Yasser El Gammal today signed a $ 48.9million Scaling-Up Energy Renewable Program financing agreement to help the government of Rwanda increase electricity access through off-grid technologies and to facilitate private-sector participation in renewable off-grid electrification.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

World Bank Supports Mozambique’s National Statistics to Improve Nexus Between Data and Poverty Reduction Policies

[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank approved today a grant in the amount of $62 million equivalent to the Republic of Mozambique’s National Statistics and Data for Development project. The project seeks to improve the production and dissemination o…

[World Bank] Washington -The World Bank approved today a grant in the amount of $62 million equivalent to the Republic of Mozambique's National Statistics and Data for Development project. The project seeks to improve the production and dissemination of quality socioeconomic statistics, as well as support the use of data in evidence-based policy making.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Forum Criticizes IGAD for Failing to Find Inclusive Approach to South Sudan

[Ethiopian Herald] South Sudan Young Leaders Forum (SSYLF) demands the youngest nation’s warring parties and regional leaders to put the youth at the centre of any solution while criticizing the IGAD and AU for not doing enough to come up with inclusiv…

[Ethiopian Herald] South Sudan Young Leaders Forum (SSYLF) demands the youngest nation's warring parties and regional leaders to put the youth at the centre of any solution while criticizing the IGAD and AU for not doing enough to come up with inclusive approach to end the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

National Consensus in Ethiopia – Unfinished Job

[Ethiopian Herald] The idea of state and nation building process has been given primary focus by various governments in a view to create unified state and ensure stable and advanced country where majority citizens agreed up on. If a state is built by c…

[Ethiopian Herald] The idea of state and nation building process has been given primary focus by various governments in a view to create unified state and ensure stable and advanced country where majority citizens agreed up on. If a state is built by consent of citizens, there is a possibility for countries to be politically stable, economically and socially advanced. Historical records thus show that the current mighty and powerful countries have taken them hundreds of years to reach where they are now. The most difficult p

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Can Ethiopian Cargo Unravel Logistic Bottleneck in Africa?

[Ethiopian Herald] Luring sizable number of multinational companies to the continent attributable to handful attractive incentives and investment friendly environment, Ethiopian Cargo stepped in to curb logistic bottlenecks which some investors raise a…

[Ethiopian Herald] Luring sizable number of multinational companies to the continent attributable to handful attractive incentives and investment friendly environment, Ethiopian Cargo stepped in to curb logistic bottlenecks which some investors raise as a concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Eiar Fighting a New Invasive Worm

[Ethiopian Herald] Intensified effort is underway for the fight against the spread of the newly discovered Fall Army Worm (FAW) in some States of the country, according to The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).

[Ethiopian Herald] Intensified effort is underway for the fight against the spread of the newly discovered Fall Army Worm (FAW) in some States of the country, according to The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia