Praising Record Feat, Lagarde Emphatic Calling for Reforms

[Addis Fortune] Addis Ababa -The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is to arrive in Addis Abeba today, to start what is a historic visit by the Fund’s most senior official since its founding after the Second …

[Addis Fortune] Addis Ababa -The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is to arrive in Addis Abeba today, to start what is a historic visit by the Fund's most senior official since its founding after the Second World War. She will be talking to Ethiopian authorities, including Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, on issues of macroeconomic stability and monetary policy matters. In her exclusive interview with (Addis) Fortune, Lagarde praised Ethiopia's economic performance of the pa

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Access to Mobile Phones Won’t Magically Fix Youth Unemployment in Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Many in the international development community view technology -not least, mobile phones – as a possible panacea for Africa’s youth unemployment crisis. Their use is sharply on the rise. Mobile phones reduce the need for phys…

[The Conversation Africa] Many in the international development community view technology -not least, mobile phones - as a possible panacea for Africa's youth unemployment crisis. Their use is sharply on the rise. Mobile phones reduce the need for physical travel, allow rapid access to information about job openings and enable people to contact potential employers. They can be used to help run more efficient businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NGOs Urge Tanzania to Stop Demonising Civil Society

[East African] The EU head of delegation to Tanzania Roeland van de Geer has called for a conducive environment for a vibrant civil society to promote democracy, good governance and accountability in the country.

[East African] The EU head of delegation to Tanzania Roeland van de Geer has called for a conducive environment for a vibrant civil society to promote democracy, good governance and accountability in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sisi Hails Military Cooperation With France

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Saturday 16/12/2017 French Defense Minister Florence Parly in presence of Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedki Sobhi.

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Saturday 16/12/2017 French Defense Minister Florence Parly in presence of Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedki Sobhi.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

‘Social Media Spreading Poison, Threatening Peace’

[Ethiopian Herald] In Ethiopia, something has gone very wrong with the use of social media. In most cases, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have turned out to be means of disseminating unfounded stories, wrong information, prejudice and falsehood.

[Ethiopian Herald] In Ethiopia, something has gone very wrong with the use of social media. In most cases, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have turned out to be means of disseminating unfounded stories, wrong information, prejudice and falsehood.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Journalist Mudey Returns Back Home After Four Years in Ethiopian Jail

[Dalsan Radio] Prominent Somali journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey popularly known as “Boqorka Bartamaha” arrived back home in Mogadishu after a four-year jail term in Ethiopia.

[Dalsan Radio] Prominent Somali journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey popularly known as "Boqorka Bartamaha" arrived back home in Mogadishu after a four-year jail term in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia