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

Reducing Future Vulnerability

[Addis Fortune] As visibily seen, a test is happening at the time of writing, where a devastating drought is affecting the Horn of Africa, which makes it extremely important to ask what will happen in future droughts.

[Addis Fortune] As visibily seen, a test is happening at the time of writing, where a devastating drought is affecting the Horn of Africa, which makes it extremely important to ask what will happen in future droughts.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

A New Day for the Coffee Market

[Addis Fortune] About 13 years ago, Betrework Alemu, an owner of a commercial farming company, started to plant coffee with a characteristically courageous morale after seeing the success of other coffee investors.

[Addis Fortune] About 13 years ago, Betrework Alemu, an owner of a commercial farming company, started to plant coffee with a characteristically courageous morale after seeing the success of other coffee investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Seifu Ambaye Buys Majority Shares of Akir Construction

[Addis Fortune] Seifu Ambaye, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tekeleberhan Ambaye Construction Plc (TACON), purchased 80pc of Akir Construction Plc on June 20, 2017, with 16 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Seifu Ambaye, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tekeleberhan Ambaye Construction Plc (TACON), purchased 80pc of Akir Construction Plc on June 20, 2017, with 16 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Removal of Pravin Gordhan – SACP Deputy Mapaila’s Affidavit Could Reveal Intelligence Report’s Role in Reshuffle

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has survived through controlling key state institutions, especially the intelligence services. That soon could be exposed.

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has survived through controlling key state institutions, especially the intelligence services. That soon could be exposed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Churches and Other Religious Institutions Can Contribute to SA’s Recovery

[Daily Maverick] For some time we’ve been warned of the ticking time bomb we’re sitting on in South Africa. In the process of looking for a moral compass, returning to basic values is a good place to start.

[Daily Maverick] For some time we've been warned of the ticking time bomb we're sitting on in South Africa. In the process of looking for a moral compass, returning to basic values is a good place to start.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa