Union Bank Rebrands to Focus On Customers

[Guardian] Despite being a century old and in a bid to capture the changing times and teeming millennial population, Union Bank has developed fast, secure and convenient banking services to ensure their customers have more time to do things that matter…

[Guardian] Despite being a century old and in a bid to capture the changing times and teeming millennial population, Union Bank has developed fast, secure and convenient banking services to ensure their customers have more time to do things that matter the most to them as against waiting long hours in banking halls.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Clashes With DRC Soldiers Denied

[Iwacu] The government has denied media reports of confrontations between soldiers of Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of Burundi’s neighbours, in the west of Burundi. The two countries maintain good relations, said Gaspard Barat…

[Iwacu] The government has denied media reports of confrontations between soldiers of Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of Burundi's neighbours, in the west of Burundi. The two countries maintain good relations, said Gaspard Baratuza, spokesman for Burundi's National Defense ministry, on 29 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

President Al-Bashir Announces Extension of Cease-Fire

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has declared extension of cease-fire for one month, except in the case of self-defence toward boosting the national dialogue atmosphere and encouraging the rejecting parties and t…

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has declared extension of cease-fire for one month, except in the case of self-defence toward boosting the national dialogue atmosphere and encouraging the rejecting parties and the gun-holders to discard violence and war and to join the national accord process.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cooperatives Contributing to Malawi Economic Growth – Official

[Nyasa Times] Assistant Registrar of Cooperatives in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Chezani Otaniele has commended Comsip cooperative for the role they are playing in improving the country’s economy.

[Nyasa Times] Assistant Registrar of Cooperatives in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, Chezani Otaniele has commended Comsip cooperative for the role they are playing in improving the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Agricultural Mechanization Enhances Productivity

[Ethiopian Herald] It was Sunday. That day was chosen to visit wheat production yield found in northern part of Amhara State commonly named Ciyadeber and Weyo woredas. To reach there, it was mandatory to travel 46-kms gravel road from Debere Birhan Tow…

[Ethiopian Herald] It was Sunday. That day was chosen to visit wheat production yield found in northern part of Amhara State commonly named Ciyadeber and Weyo woredas. To reach there, it was mandatory to travel 46-kms gravel road from Debere Birhan Town. We arrived at the field in the mid-morning. The farm lands, in three kebeles, were covered with improved seeds multiplication. In some places, harvested and accumulated crops were clearly observed while most of the farm lands were covered with crops that are ready for harves

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Synergy to Ensure Sustainable Dev’t

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is working closely with many trusted nations and international agencies as well as partners in various development activities aggressively. There are many agencies from across the world that are co-working with the country t…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is working closely with many trusted nations and international agencies as well as partners in various development activities aggressively. There are many agencies from across the world that are co-working with the country to support the ongoing development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Isaias Sends Message to Foreign Leaders

[Shabait] Asmara -President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to several Heads of State and Government on the advent of the New Year once again drawing their attention to continued injustices meted to Eritrea. The President underlined that such indefensibl…

[Shabait] Asmara -President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to several Heads of State and Government on the advent of the New Year once again drawing their attention to continued injustices meted to Eritrea. The President underlined that such indefensible acts not only contravene fundamental tenets of international law and morality but are also fraught with perilous threats to regional peace and security.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Smart Intervention to Improve Production, Productivity

[Ethiopian Herald] Feed the Future Ethiopia Farm Service Center project is a three year initiative model developed by Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) to serve the inventory and technical needs of smallholder and medium sized farmers. Th…

[Ethiopian Herald] Feed the Future Ethiopia Farm Service Center project is a three year initiative model developed by Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) to serve the inventory and technical needs of smallholder and medium sized farmers. The Farmer Service Center (FSC) model has been tested with high levels of success and community buy-in and currently developed as a working model in several countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia