Rural Poverty Reduction Endeavors

[Ethiopian Herald] About 85 percent of Ethiopian population lives in rural areas. Most rural livelihoods depend on subsistence farming which is highly backward. Realizing this, the government has been striving to lift citizens out abject poverty over t…

[Ethiopian Herald] About 85 percent of Ethiopian population lives in rural areas. Most rural livelihoods depend on subsistence farming which is highly backward. Realizing this, the government has been striving to lift citizens out abject poverty over the last two decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Rex Tillerson Expresses Desire to Enhance Ethio-U.S. Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] US State Secretary Rex Tillerson said his country would scale up its cooperation with Ethiopia in trade and investment while pledging to continue working together to bring lasting peace in South Sudan and Somalia.

[Ethiopian Herald] US State Secretary Rex Tillerson said his country would scale up its cooperation with Ethiopia in trade and investment while pledging to continue working together to bring lasting peace in South Sudan and Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Bidding to Host 12th ICC Congress

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is the best candidate to host the 12th International Chamber of Commerce Congress, said Dr. Mulatu Teshome as the country is competing with Kenya, United Arab Emirates and Iran bidding to host the Congress.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is the best candidate to host the 12th International Chamber of Commerce Congress, said Dr. Mulatu Teshome as the country is competing with Kenya, United Arab Emirates and Iran bidding to host the Congress.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Investing in Artificial Intelligence

[Ethiopian Herald] This is an era where artificial intelligence is almost dominating the technological sphere of our planet. Nations with better technological innovations are registering progress through using artificial intelligence. It is obvious tha…

[Ethiopian Herald] This is an era where artificial intelligence is almost dominating the technological sphere of our planet. Nations with better technological innovations are registering progress through using artificial intelligence. It is obvious that developed nations are the pioneers in this regard.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The World Envisages Better Ethiopia

[Ethiopian Herald] Strong cooperation forged as a result of the current series of visits of world top diplomats and statesmen would have positive impacts on Ethiopia’s contribution to peace and stability in the conflict ridden Horn, experts say.

[Ethiopian Herald] Strong cooperation forged as a result of the current series of visits of world top diplomats and statesmen would have positive impacts on Ethiopia's contribution to peace and stability in the conflict ridden Horn, experts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Faith Fathers’ Duty Bound to Broker Peace

[Ethiopian Herald] “Faith leaders are very close to communities in many countries; the leaders earn good respect even from political figures. Hence, they have more responsibilities in creating virtuous citizens.”

[Ethiopian Herald] "Faith leaders are very close to communities in many countries; the leaders earn good respect even from political figures. Hence, they have more responsibilities in creating virtuous citizens."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

From Foe to Friend – How Carnivores Could Help Farmers

[The Conversation Africa] Across the globe, the numbers of carnivore species such as leopards, dingoes, and spectacled bears are rapidly declining. The areas they occupy are also getting smaller each year. This is a problem, because carnivores are incr…

[The Conversation Africa] Across the globe, the numbers of carnivore species such as leopards, dingoes, and spectacled bears are rapidly declining. The areas they occupy are also getting smaller each year. This is a problem, because carnivores are incredibly important to ecosystems as they may provide services such as biodiversity enhancement, disease regulation, and improving carbon storage. And that, in turn, is important to human wellbeing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa Returns to Apartheid-Era Censorship With the ‘Banning’ of Inxeba

[The Conversation Africa] Censorship, one of the insidious strategies used by the apartheid government, has made an ominous comeback in South Africa with the recent X18 classification of the award-winning film Inxeba (The Wound). In South Africa the fi…

[The Conversation Africa] Censorship, one of the insidious strategies used by the apartheid government, has made an ominous comeback in South Africa with the recent X18 classification of the award-winning film Inxeba (The Wound). In South Africa the film can now only be shown in locations licensed to screen adult entertainment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Under-Pressure Donors Urged to Help Avoid Famine in Somalia

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The competing demands of numerous global crises mean some 2.7 million people in Somalia who need food are at risk of being ignored by donors, increasing the country’s likelihood of famine, aid agencies said on Monday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The competing demands of numerous global crises mean some 2.7 million people in Somalia who need food are at risk of being ignored by donors, increasing the country's likelihood of famine, aid agencies said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia