U.S. Program Helps Ethiopian Farmers

[Addis Fortune] Feed the Future Ethiopia Commercial Farm Services Project is set to provide funding for 20 entrepreneurs and farmers’ cooperative unions to open new farm service centers in Ethiopia’s four major regions. Each recipient is to receive ove…

[Addis Fortune] Feed the Future Ethiopia Commercial Farm Services Project is set to provide funding for 20 entrepreneurs and farmers' cooperative unions to open new farm service centers in Ethiopia's four major regions. Each recipient is to receive over one million Birr, to establish a farm service center in their area. Feed the Future is a U.S. supported global initiative to improve agricultural development and food security in 19 countries in need including Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Schools Strive to Reach State Standards

[Addis Fortune] Every morning, standing at the gates and in the compounds of the schools in Addis Abeba, teachers and administrators welcome throngs of uniformed students, some escorted by their parents and older siblings. In one of the primary schools…

[Addis Fortune] Every morning, standing at the gates and in the compounds of the schools in Addis Abeba, teachers and administrators welcome throngs of uniformed students, some escorted by their parents and older siblings. In one of the primary schools, while Abeba, a school administrator watches, students run around. It is early on in the school year, which means that assessments have recently been done on schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Government Buys Fertilizer From New Supplier

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation (EABC) said it has purchased 936,430 tonnes of fertilizer at a cost of 6.4 billion Br. Seventy pc of the purchased fertilizer was bought from OCP, a Moroccan based global market leader of …

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Agricultural Business Corporation (EABC) said it has purchased 936,430 tonnes of fertilizer at a cost of 6.4 billion Br. Seventy pc of the purchased fertilizer was bought from OCP, a Moroccan based global market leader of phosphate and its derivatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Address Immigrant Problem

[Citizen] The recent arrest in Coast Region of dozens of illegal immigrants, said to be from Ethiopia, raises question as to whether enough is being done to curb human trafficking through Tanzania.

[Citizen] The recent arrest in Coast Region of dozens of illegal immigrants, said to be from Ethiopia, raises question as to whether enough is being done to curb human trafficking through Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sh110 Million Donated to Kagera Quake Victims

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has received a cheque of $50,000 (Sh110 million) as humanitarian support from South Korea to the victims of the Kagera September earthquake.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has received a cheque of $50,000 (Sh110 million) as humanitarian support from South Korea to the victims of the Kagera September earthquake.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Additional Charges At Dar Port Counterproductive

[Citizen] The port of Dar es Salaam has for the better part of the year been in the news for various reasons. If it was not President John Magufuli raiding its offices to catch officials napping, it was a standoff of some sorts between the port authori…

[Citizen] The port of Dar es Salaam has for the better part of the year been in the news for various reasons. If it was not President John Magufuli raiding its offices to catch officials napping, it was a standoff of some sorts between the port authorities on the one hand and clearing agents and transporters on the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania