Peace Is for All, All Need to Stand for Peace

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, every human being in all corners of the world is calling for and is craving for peace. For the peoples of Ethiopia in particular, the prevalence of peace or lack of it can be compared to the need for air for human survival. Fr…

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, every human being in all corners of the world is calling for and is craving for peace. For the peoples of Ethiopia in particular, the prevalence of peace or lack of it can be compared to the need for air for human survival. From the Korean Peninsula to Eastern Europe, from South Africa to Benghazi, from the Persian Gulf to the Middle East, peace has been at stake affecting the livelihood of children and their mothers, the disabled, the refugees and internally displaced persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Access Bank’s Profit Declines to N62 Billion On Loan Impairment Charges

[This Day] Access Bank Plc announced its audited results for the full year ended 31 December, 2017, showing gross earnings of N459.075 billion, up by 20 per cent from N381.3 billion in 2016. Growth in gross earnings was boosted by a 29 percent increase…

[This Day] Access Bank Plc announced its audited results for the full year ended 31 December, 2017, showing gross earnings of N459.075 billion, up by 20 per cent from N381.3 billion in 2016. Growth in gross earnings was boosted by a 29 percent increase in interest income to N319.9 billion in 2017, from N247.2 billion in 2016 whilst net interest income grew by 17 percent from N163.452 billion in 2017, from N139.148 billion in the comparative period of 2016. Similarly, non-interest income grew four per cent to N139.1bi

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omo Kuraz II – Sugar Industry’s Source of Optimism

[Ethiopian Herald] It was in 2010 when Ethiopia starts the First Growth and Transformation (GTP I) that it set the ambitious plan of giving a significant boost to the sugar industry, hence placing it among the pillars of the overall economic transforma…

[Ethiopian Herald] It was in 2010 when Ethiopia starts the First Growth and Transformation (GTP I) that it set the ambitious plan of giving a significant boost to the sugar industry, hence placing it among the pillars of the overall economic transformation. Between 2010 and 2016, using the loans it secured and other sources, the government allotted close to 3.6 billion USD to expand the sugar industry, according to the 2016 Bloomberg report. By making the country to rank among the top-10 global producers by 2023, Ethiopian S

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ten Facts About Boko Haram and Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolgirls

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -One month ago, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Dapchi, raising echoes of the infamous abduction of schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -One month ago, 110 schoolgirls were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Dapchi, raising echoes of the infamous abduction of schoolgirls from Chibok in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ILO – Skill Mismatch Contributes to Rise in Unemployment in Nigeria

[This Day] The Country Director, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Dr. Dennis Zulu has said that skill mismatch contributes in no small measure to the rising unemployment figure in Nigeria.

[This Day] The Country Director, International Labour Organisation (ILO) Dr. Dennis Zulu has said that skill mismatch contributes in no small measure to the rising unemployment figure in Nigeria.

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Puma and Blantyre Press Club Unite Against Charcoal

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Puma Energy in conjunction with Blantyre Press Club (BPC) has expressed dissatisfaction over the continued practice of charcoal business in the country which is contributing to the depletion of forests.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Puma Energy in conjunction with Blantyre Press Club (BPC) has expressed dissatisfaction over the continued practice of charcoal business in the country which is contributing to the depletion of forests.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kogi Confirms Killing of Traditional Ruler By Suspected Herdsmen

[This Day] Lokoja -The Kogi State Government has confirmed the killing of Chief Musa Edibo, the Onu of Agbenema, and three others by suspected Fulani herdsmen during an attack at Agbenema in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

[This Day] Lokoja -The Kogi State Government has confirmed the killing of Chief Musa Edibo, the Onu of Agbenema, and three others by suspected Fulani herdsmen during an attack at Agbenema in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayose Sympathises With Parents of Deceased Girls

[This Day] Ado-Ekiti -Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has congratulated parents of the abducted Dapchi Girls that were released wednesday and sympathized with parents of five of the girls that reportedly died in the kidnappers’ den .

[This Day] Ado-Ekiti -Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has congratulated parents of the abducted Dapchi Girls that were released wednesday and sympathized with parents of five of the girls that reportedly died in the kidnappers' den .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria