Blocking Black Money

[Ethiopian Herald] It was only a few days that Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation divulged that the recent devaluation of Birr by 15 percent is leading to increasing export and remittance earnings over the last few months. Particularly the la…

[Ethiopian Herald] It was only a few days that Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation divulged that the recent devaluation of Birr by 15 percent is leading to increasing export and remittance earnings over the last few months. Particularly the latter has also increased as many people start sending money via formal channels.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The NPF-Mugabe Factor in 2018 Polls

[Zimbabwe Independent] The emergence of the National Patriotic Front (NPF) led by the former minister of state for Mashonaland East provincial affairs, Retired Brigadier-General Ambrose Mutinhiri, has created possibilities of what could be described as…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The emergence of the National Patriotic Front (NPF) led by the former minister of state for Mashonaland East provincial affairs, Retired Brigadier-General Ambrose Mutinhiri, has created possibilities of what could be described as "the NPF Factor" in the oncoming 2018 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diversifying Biodiversity Conservation Efforts

[Ethiopian Herald] A year and some months ago, Ethiopia joined mega-diverse countries’ list after a unanimous approval by the high level meeting on the sidelines of UN Biodiversity Conference held in Cancun, Mexico. The resource Ethiopia has in this re…

[Ethiopian Herald] A year and some months ago, Ethiopia joined mega-diverse countries' list after a unanimous approval by the high level meeting on the sidelines of UN Biodiversity Conference held in Cancun, Mexico. The resource Ethiopia has in this regard has to be conserved to boost the socio-economic benefits of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Dabengwa Tackles ED On Gukurahundi

[Zimbabwe Independent] FORMER president Robert Mugabe, in an interview with the Zimbabwe Independent a fortnight ago, laid the blame of the Gukurahundi atrocities on the Zapu leadership which was then led by the late vice-president Joshua Nkomo, and Zi…

[Zimbabwe Independent] FORMER president Robert Mugabe, in an interview with the Zimbabwe Independent a fortnight ago, laid the blame of the Gukurahundi atrocities on the Zapu leadership which was then led by the late vice-president Joshua Nkomo, and Zipra, the party's military wing. An estimated 20 000 people are said to have been killed during Gukurahundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Root Cause Analysis Imperative

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE United States last week published a Bill to amend the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (Zidera), introducing a series of new conditions which it says should be met for the next general elections to be free and fai…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE United States last week published a Bill to amend the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (Zidera), introducing a series of new conditions which it says should be met for the next general elections to be free and fair, and for re-engagement between Harare and Washington DC to be sustainable.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Air Zimbabwe Scandal Deepens

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE dodgy project involving Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) and new airline Zimbabwe Airways is getting murkier, amid allegations that some senior government officials are deliberately sabotaging the debt-ridden national flag carrier to pa…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE dodgy project involving Air Zimbabwe (AirZim) and new airline Zimbabwe Airways is getting murkier, amid allegations that some senior government officials are deliberately sabotaging the debt-ridden national flag carrier to pave way for the new private airline, which will also be emblazoned with national colours.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Addis Getting More Tourist Compass Maps

[Ethiopian Herald] Thirty-two tourist compass maps worth 5.2 million Birr is being installed in Addis at areas of high tourist traffic flow in a bid to provide pertinent information to visitors, Addis Ababa Culture and Tourism Bureau indicated.

[Ethiopian Herald] Thirty-two tourist compass maps worth 5.2 million Birr is being installed in Addis at areas of high tourist traffic flow in a bid to provide pertinent information to visitors, Addis Ababa Culture and Tourism Bureau indicated.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tourism On Green Tourism Incentive Programme Application Window Opening On 1 April 2018

[Govt of SA] The Department of Tourism encourages small and micro tourism enterprises seeking to move towards cleaner and renewable energy sources to apply for the second window period of the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP), which will open fr…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Tourism encourages small and micro tourism enterprises seeking to move towards cleaner and renewable energy sources to apply for the second window period of the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP), which will open from 01 April to 30 June 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Committee Hails Ethiopian Press Agency Reform

[Ethiopian Herald] Culture, Tourism and Media Standing Committee of the House of Peoples’ Representative hailed yesterday the all-round reform efforts of Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA).

[Ethiopian Herald] Culture, Tourism and Media Standing Committee of the House of Peoples' Representative hailed yesterday the all-round reform efforts of Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Senate Rejects U.S.$350 Million Kaduna Loan Request

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s request to secure a $350 million World Bank loan for Kaduna State was yesterday rejected by the Senate.It said the state government already has an existing backlog of $231 million debt with a low In…

[Guardian] Abuja and Lagos -Governor Nasir El-Rufai's request to secure a $350 million World Bank loan for Kaduna State was yesterday rejected by the Senate.It said the state government already has an existing backlog of $231 million debt with a low Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) status.The upper chamber added that if the new loan request was granted, Kaduna would be the most indebted state across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria