Why Govt Cannot Disclose Details of Paris Club Refund Yet – Minister

[Premium Times] The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Monday said Nigerians would not get the full details of the disbursements to the 36 state governments in respect of the Paris Club Refunds until the final reconciliation of the records were comp…

[Premium Times] The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Monday said Nigerians would not get the full details of the disbursements to the 36 state governments in respect of the Paris Club Refunds until the final reconciliation of the records were completed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ Wins New York Book Contest

[Premium Times] Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie’s novel “Americanah” has won the “One Book, One New York” campaign by the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed.

[Premium Times] Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie's novel "Americanah" has won the "One Book, One New York" campaign by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Firm, Oranto Invests $500 Million in South Sudan Oil Block

[Vanguard] Nigerian independent, Oranto Petroleum, said it is investing $500 million to develop South Sudan’s Block B3, launching a comprehensive exploration campaign starting immediately.

[Vanguard] Nigerian independent, Oranto Petroleum, said it is investing $500 million to develop South Sudan's Block B3, launching a comprehensive exploration campaign starting immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Need a Caffeine Fix? Insights From Vietnam’s Coffee Market Success

[The Conversation Africa] Until recently Vietnam and Uganda shared a similar trajectory in the development of their coffee sectors. Today, Vietnam has emerged as the second largest coffee producer in the world. In Uganda, poor agricultural inputs and a…

[The Conversation Africa] Until recently Vietnam and Uganda shared a similar trajectory in the development of their coffee sectors. Today, Vietnam has emerged as the second largest coffee producer in the world. In Uganda, poor agricultural inputs and a failing institutional environment have resulted in low yields and slower development of the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MSEs Becoming Key Instruments to Ending Poverty

[Ethiopian Herald] The implementation of the Small and Micro Enterprises (MSEs) strategy has helped the initiation and development of thousands of small businesses by young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. Among those ambitious entrepreneurs, Aster and …

[Ethiopian Herald] The implementation of the Small and Micro Enterprises (MSEs) strategy has helped the initiation and development of thousands of small businesses by young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. Among those ambitious entrepreneurs, Aster and Frehiwot, both college graduates, may best characterize young entrepreneurs across the country, who are striving to create jobs and alleviate poverty. They had gone through bumpy and mazy roads to pursue their own businesses rather than searching for jobs. Though their engageme

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethio-UK Relations Getting Deeper

[Ethiopian Herald] Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu said the long-standing strategic relationship between Ethiopia and UK is growing year in, year out with the unfolding of emerging issues such as migration and terrorism.

[Ethiopian Herald] Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu said the long-standing strategic relationship between Ethiopia and UK is growing year in, year out with the unfolding of emerging issues such as migration and terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Currency Shortage – a Short Term Problem

[Ethiopian Herald] A vast importation of input and machinery particularly for the manufacturing sector amid the fast economic growth of the country has created a scarcity in foreign currency reserve, said Arkebe Oqubay, Special Adviser to Prime Ministe…

[Ethiopian Herald] A vast importation of input and machinery particularly for the manufacturing sector amid the fast economic growth of the country has created a scarcity in foreign currency reserve, said Arkebe Oqubay, Special Adviser to Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalgne.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Investment Sector to Further Boost the Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] The country’s economic landscape has taken shape and is now among the fastest-growing in the world and has registered a double digit growth for the last ten years. The political and social stability, rapid economic growth, favourable…

[Ethiopian Herald] The country's economic landscape has taken shape and is now among the fastest-growing in the world and has registered a double digit growth for the last ten years. The political and social stability, rapid economic growth, favourable climate and fertile soils, abundant labour force, competitive incentive packages and access to wide market are some of the reasons that are contributing to growth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Turkey Plans to Inject More FDI Here

[Ethiopian Herald] President Dr. Mulatu Teshome said Ethiopia would avail labor force, land and other infrastructural provisions to Turkish investors aiming to create ample jobs for citizens.

[Ethiopian Herald] President Dr. Mulatu Teshome said Ethiopia would avail labor force, land and other infrastructural provisions to Turkish investors aiming to create ample jobs for citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia