At Least 10 Killed, 20 Wounded When Security Fired Live Shots At Fresh Protests in Ambo

[Addis Standard] At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on Tuesday October 24 in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests.

[Addis Standard] At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on Tuesday October 24 in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

PM Hailemariam Says Talks Underway With Abadula – Bereket’s Resignation Accepted

[Addis Standard] Responding to questions raised by members of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that the ruling party EPRDF was having talks with Abadula Gemda, who resigned from his post as…

[Addis Standard] Responding to questions raised by members of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that the ruling party EPRDF was having talks with Abadula Gemda, who resigned from his post as the speaker of the HPR citing "disrespect" to his party and people.The Prime Minister hopes the discussions will materialize in good results on how Abadula could continue his contributions to the federal government. "We will be happy if he reconsiders his decision. [However]

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Bracing Artisanal, Modern Mining for Good

[Ethiopian Herald] Addis Ababa -Mining in Ethiopia is an emerging sector with untapped potential of several types of mineral stocks throughout the country. The industry is still not a major gear in the economy with its contribution limited to less than…

[Ethiopian Herald] Addis Ababa -Mining in Ethiopia is an emerging sector with untapped potential of several types of mineral stocks throughout the country. The industry is still not a major gear in the economy with its contribution limited to less than one percent to the nation's GDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams Conducts Cybersecurity Awareness Portal Launch in Polokwane, 3 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will on the 3rd November 2017, conduct the first provincial launch of the Cybersecurity Awareness Portal in Polokwane, Limpopo.

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will on the 3rd November 2017, conduct the first provincial launch of the Cybersecurity Awareness Portal in Polokwane, Limpopo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Jacob Mamabolo Hands Over Revamped Jeppe Clinic to MEC Gwen Ramokgopa

[Govt of SA] The MEC for the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (DID) Jacob Mamabolo has handed over a revamped Jeppe Clinic to his counterpart in the Department of Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa on Monday 30 October.

[Govt of SA] The MEC for the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (DID) Jacob Mamabolo has handed over a revamped Jeppe Clinic to his counterpart in the Department of Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa on Monday 30 October.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NEC Hears Unity Party Request for Intervention in Liberty Party Claims

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission (NEC) Independent hearing officer, Cllr. Muana Ville, has had hearing in a motion filed by the ruling Unity Party to intervene in the case involving Charles Walker Brumskine and Harrison Kar…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission (NEC) Independent hearing officer, Cllr. Muana Ville, has had hearing in a motion filed by the ruling Unity Party to intervene in the case involving Charles Walker Brumskine and Harrison Karnwea, Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates of the Liberty Party versus the NEC.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sassagate Reloaded – Sassa v Sapo Showdown in Parliament, the Halloween Edition

[Daily Maverick] Parliament’s committee room V454 promises to be the scene of a major showdown between Sassa and the South African Post Office on Tuesday, a day after Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini announced that Sassa would launch an…

[Daily Maverick] Parliament's committee room V454 promises to be the scene of a major showdown between Sassa and the South African Post Office on Tuesday, a day after Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini announced that Sassa would launch an open tender process for three services she claims SAPO cannot provide. The short window period for the bid has already raised multiple red flags among Scopa committee members. SAPO CEO Mark Barnes will attend the joint sitting, and even Dlamini may make a surprise appearance

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe’s Food Security Doctorate ‘Is a Thoroughly Ill’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has described as “thoroughly ill”, the granting of an honorary doctorate in agricultural Sciences to President Robert Mugabe by the Lupane State University (LSU), says a…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party has described as "thoroughly ill", the granting of an honorary doctorate in agricultural Sciences to President Robert Mugabe by the Lupane State University (LSU), says a report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe