Many Feared Dead in Lagos Railway, Road Crashes

[Premium Times] At least five people were killed in two separate crashes on the Kara axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and the Abattoir area of Lagos State following two fatal crashes Thursday morning.

[Premium Times] At least five people were killed in two separate crashes on the Kara axis of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and the Abattoir area of Lagos State following two fatal crashes Thursday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ECX to Introduce New Electronic Market Platform

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (EXC) is set to put in place, E-auction, a new electronic bidding and marketing platform,in what it said would make export trade effective, efficient and transparent.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (EXC) is set to put in place, E-auction, a new electronic bidding and marketing platform,in what it said would make export trade effective, efficient and transparent.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Switzerland Sees Bright Prospect in Economic Ties With Ethiopia

[Ethiopian Herald] The newly appointed Swiss Ambassador to Ethiopia is confident that his country’s economic relation with Ethiopia will gain momentum as Sika Abyssinia Chemicals Manufacturing PLC, subsidiary of Swiss Sika AG company, officially inaugu…

[Ethiopian Herald] The newly appointed Swiss Ambassador to Ethiopia is confident that his country's economic relation with Ethiopia will gain momentum as Sika Abyssinia Chemicals Manufacturing PLC, subsidiary of Swiss Sika AG company, officially inaugurated construction chemicals production plant in the outskirt of Addia Ababa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nehawu Limpopo Media Statement Post the Regional Executive Committee Meetings

[COSATU] National Education Health & Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] in Limpopo has convened its five regional executive committee meetings throughout its five regions successfully from the 07-10 November 2017 as per the union year planner. The meetings received both the international, political, socio economic and organisational reports.

[COSATU] National Education Health & Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] in Limpopo has convened its five regional executive committee meetings throughout its five regions successfully from the 07-10 November 2017 as per the union year planner. The meetings received both the international, political, socio economic and organisational reports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Export Reform to Boost Forex From Coffee

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has come up with new export reform to boost foreign exchange earnings from primary export commodities. The reform is set to introduce value addition and new marketing system, improve productivity and reduce transaction cost.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has come up with new export reform to boost foreign exchange earnings from primary export commodities. The reform is set to introduce value addition and new marketing system, improve productivity and reduce transaction cost.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopian Federal System – What Is in It?

[Ethiopian Herald] Some 45% of the world’s populations live under federal states, including hugely diverse countries like USA, India, Brazil, Canada, Nigeria and Ethiopia. Empirical evidence shows that most countries under federal systems are relativel…

[Ethiopian Herald] Some 45% of the world's populations live under federal states, including hugely diverse countries like USA, India, Brazil, Canada, Nigeria and Ethiopia. Empirical evidence shows that most countries under federal systems are relatively peaceful and democratic.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Just Around the Corner – Different Views On the Draft Labor Law

[Ethiopian Herald] It has been a while since the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) has started to amend the labor law. While two minor amendments were previously made on the 2003 labor law, the particular focus of the amendment this time aro…

[Ethiopian Herald] It has been a while since the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) has started to amend the labor law. While two minor amendments were previously made on the 2003 labor law, the particular focus of the amendment this time around is to improve working conditions and productivity, which MoLSA believes, are two sides of the same coin.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Capture – Hsbc SA Warned London of Gupta Money Laundering – Peter Hain

[Daily Maverick] Following HSBC’s closure of bank accounts held by companies fronting for the Gupta family, Labour Lord Peter Hain has revealed to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority that HSBC South Africa had alerted the bank’s London headquarters to…

[Daily Maverick] Following HSBC's closure of bank accounts held by companies fronting for the Gupta family, Labour Lord Peter Hain has revealed to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority that HSBC South Africa had alerted the bank's London headquarters to illegal banking activity amounting to R5-billion over two years and relating to the Transnet deal with South China Rail. HSBC in London had simply ignored the red flags. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agriculture That Goes Beyond Ensuring Food Security

[Ethiopian Herald] For more than a decade, Ethiopia has been enjoying fast economic growth which improved the living standard of citizens both in rural and urban areas. Particularly, the fast progress in the agricultural sector has built the capacity o…

[Ethiopian Herald] For more than a decade, Ethiopia has been enjoying fast economic growth which improved the living standard of citizens both in rural and urban areas. Particularly, the fast progress in the agricultural sector has built the capacity of the state to deal with its challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Maintaining Peaceful, Harmonious Industrial Relations

[Ethiopian Herald] The new draft labor law is set to ensure both productivity and better working conditions for employees, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA). The new law is expected to maintain peaceful and harmonious indust…

[Ethiopian Herald] The new draft labor law is set to ensure both productivity and better working conditions for employees, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA). The new law is expected to maintain peaceful and harmonious industrial relations and help foster nation's industrialization and development ambitions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia