‘War is Being Won,’ Says Head of Regional Force Battling Boko Haram

[VOA] The head of the multinational task force fighting Boko Haram says the war against the militants is being won, but warned that suicide bombings remain a threat, killing close to 400 people in Nigeria and Cameroon since April.

[VOA] The head of the multinational task force fighting Boko Haram says the war against the militants is being won, but warned that suicide bombings remain a threat, killing close to 400 people in Nigeria and Cameroon since April.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Sons Charged U.S.$60 000 Repair Bill

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s sons Robert Junior and Bellarmine Chatunga — notorious for a wild partying lifestyle — have been hit with a R780 000 (US$60 000) bill after leaving a trail of destruction at the Sandton penthouse they …

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe's sons Robert Junior and Bellarmine Chatunga -- notorious for a wild partying lifestyle -- have been hit with a R780 000 (US$60 000) bill after leaving a trail of destruction at the Sandton penthouse they were evicted from following a dramatic and violent brawl in July, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Severe Drought Costs Cattle Lives, Money

[Addis Fortune] The couple Helen Kassa and Dawit Haile were at a cattle market, located in Bole District close to Medhanialem Church, in front of the stadium under construction, last Friday, September 8, 2017. The couple went to the market to buy sheep…

[Addis Fortune] The couple Helen Kassa and Dawit Haile were at a cattle market, located in Bole District close to Medhanialem Church, in front of the stadium under construction, last Friday, September 8, 2017. The couple went to the market to buy sheep as a present for Helen's family who resides in Ayat area, in Yeka District.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopian Exports First Ever Aluminium Profile

[Addis Fortune] B & C Aluminium Plc, a.k.a. Inter Africa Extrusion Aluminium Factory, has started to export aluminium profiles for the first time to Egypt. It received an order of 500tn of aluminium profiles to be exported in different phases.

[Addis Fortune] B & C Aluminium Plc, a.k.a. Inter Africa Extrusion Aluminium Factory, has started to export aluminium profiles for the first time to Egypt. It received an order of 500tn of aluminium profiles to be exported in different phases.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Anbessa to Roar With New Plant

[Addis Fortune] Anbessa Shoe S.C is set to move to its newly built building, at the cost of half a billion Br in Akaki Kality District, in an area reserved by the Ministry of Industry for leather industries.

[Addis Fortune] Anbessa Shoe S.C is set to move to its newly built building, at the cost of half a billion Br in Akaki Kality District, in an area reserved by the Ministry of Industry for leather industries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Four Start-Up Businesses Clutch Fresh Finance

[Addis Fortune] The “Lions Den by blueMoon” held on September 1, 2017, raised 6.6 million Br in equity investment for four newly established share companies at the idea stage,the businesses were incubated at blueMoon, from four business leaders willing…

[Addis Fortune] The "Lions Den by blueMoon" held on September 1, 2017, raised 6.6 million Br in equity investment for four newly established share companies at the idea stage,the businesses were incubated at blueMoon, from four business leaders willing to invest in the blueMoon's innovative youth agribusiness start-ups. blueMoon is a youth agribusiness AgTech incubator and seed investor, supporting youth entrepreneurs between 15 and 29, It was established as a private company in November 2016, by Eleni Z. Gabre-Madhin (Ph

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Administration Heads Up Creation of New Agency

[Addis Fortune] Addis Abeba Planning Commission drafted a bill to establish a new agency that will oversee six institutions engaged in greenery and biodiversity conservation.

[Addis Fortune] Addis Abeba Planning Commission drafted a bill to establish a new agency that will oversee six institutions engaged in greenery and biodiversity conservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Central Bank Approves Nile’s CEO

[Addis Fortune] The Central Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) approved the appointment of Hailu Makonnen as the chief executive officer of Nile Insurance. Hailu has worked in a various positions for Nile since 1995 after joining the Firm as a Junior Clerk.

[Addis Fortune] The Central Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) approved the appointment of Hailu Makonnen as the chief executive officer of Nile Insurance. Hailu has worked in a various positions for Nile since 1995 after joining the Firm as a Junior Clerk.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia