Smart Urbanization to Realize Middle Income Status Aspiration

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s urban population, which was estimated at 17.3 percent in 2012, is one of the lowest in the world and even below the Sub-Saharan average of 37_percent. But this is set to change dramatically. According to the Ethiopian Cent…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's urban population, which was estimated at 17.3 percent in 2012, is one of the lowest in the world and even below the Sub-Saharan average of 37_percent. But this is set to change dramatically. According to the Ethiopian Central Statistics Agency, the urban population is projected to nearly triple with annual growth rate of 3.8 percent. This means, it will reach 42.3 million by 2037.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Riparian Countries Celebrate Nile Day

[Ethiopian Herald] 12th Regional Nile Day will be celebrated today with the theme “Shared Resource and Collective Action”. Close to 500 diplomats, youth, scholars, from all the nine riparian countries are expected to attend the celebration.

[Ethiopian Herald] 12th Regional Nile Day will be celebrated today with the theme "Shared Resource and Collective Action". Close to 500 diplomats, youth, scholars, from all the nine riparian countries are expected to attend the celebration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ministry to Export Natural Gas By 2020

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA – Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas announced that it is set to install a pipeline from Somali State to Djibouti in order to export natural gas by 2020.

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas announced that it is set to install a pipeline from Somali State to Djibouti in order to export natural gas by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

From Zero Sum to Constructive Politics

[Ethiopian Herald] Since recent times, violent protests have been spotted in some parts of the country which some politicians and scholars see and ascribe it as an outcome of zero sum politics.

[Ethiopian Herald] Since recent times, violent protests have been spotted in some parts of the country which some politicians and scholars see and ascribe it as an outcome of zero sum politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Remembering Yekatit 12 Martyrs

[Ethiopian Herald] Coincidentally, the month Yekatit or February is the season where notable incidents had happened in the Ethiopian history leaving a mark on generations. Among were, the coronation of King Tewodros II, the victory of Adwa and the 1974…

[Ethiopian Herald] Coincidentally, the month Yekatit or February is the season where notable incidents had happened in the Ethiopian history leaving a mark on generations. Among were, the coronation of King Tewodros II, the victory of Adwa and the 1974 revolution that led to the disposal of Emperor Haileselassie. But the month had also seen one of the unforgettable and tragic massacre in the history of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

PPADB,Media Join Hands in Anti Graft Battle

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The adoption and introduction of the Whistle Blowing Policy by Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) has promoted its mandate of accountability, fairness and transparency in the fight against corruption.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The adoption and introduction of the Whistle Blowing Policy by Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) has promoted its mandate of accountability, fairness and transparency in the fight against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Cosatu’s Response to SONA

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted and broadly welcomes the State of the Nation Address presented by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday evening, 16 February 2018. We now look forward to seeing further details on this vision …

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted and broadly welcomes the State of the Nation Address presented by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday evening, 16 February 2018. We now look forward to seeing further details on this vision in the budget and departmental plans.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ngcobo Massacre – No Rest for High-Level Task Team As They Search for the Gunmen

[News24Wire] A high-level task team worked through the night, looking for clues and analysing evidence that could lead them to the gunmen who killed five police officers and a former soldier in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape.

[News24Wire] A high-level task team worked through the night, looking for clues and analysing evidence that could lead them to the gunmen who killed five police officers and a former soldier in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa