Devaluation – Doing the Same Thing and Expecting a Different Outcome

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -At the opening of Ethiopia’s parliament on 9th October 2017, Ethiopia’s President, Dr. Mulatu Teshome, stated that earning foreign exchange was has become a matter of life and death for Ethiopia. Apparently he was hinting …

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -At the opening of Ethiopia's parliament on 9th October 2017, Ethiopia's President, Dr. Mulatu Teshome, stated that earning foreign exchange was has become a matter of life and death for Ethiopia. Apparently he was hinting that devaluation of the birr was about to take place. Sure enough, devaluation happened - a day later. The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) announced its decision to depreciate the value of the birr by 15% with immediate effect. This sequence of events clearly indicated that Ethiopia is in

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

WHO Is the Biggest Loser, Says Govt

[News24Wire] The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was the “biggest loser” following its decision to revoke the appointment of President Robert Mugabe as its Goodwill Ambassador for Non-Communicable Dise…

[News24Wire] The Zimbabwean government has reportedly said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was the "biggest loser" following its decision to revoke the appointment of President Robert Mugabe as its Goodwill Ambassador for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Matric Examinations Start Today

[Govt of SA] The Department of Basic Education has put final preparations in place and is ready to administer the 2017 Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. DBE, together with provincial education departments, has been hard at work e…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Basic Education has put final preparations in place and is ready to administer the 2017 Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations. DBE, together with provincial education departments, has been hard at work ensuring an appropriate and enabling environment is set to enable seamless administration of the 2017 NSC examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Muslim Leaders Condemn Deadly Mogadishu Attack

[VOA] Muslim leaders in the Washington area have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed nearly 400 people and injured 228. Imams and diplomats expressed shock and horror at Friday prayers.

[VOA] Muslim leaders in the Washington area have condemned the recent terrorist attack in Mogadishu that killed nearly 400 people and injured 228. Imams and diplomats expressed shock and horror at Friday prayers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somalia Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises to 358

[VOA] Thousands of Somalis gathered Friday to pray at the site of the country’s deadliest bombing. Last Saturday a truck bomb exploded on a busy street in Mogadishu, killing what is now believed to be 358 people.

[VOA] Thousands of Somalis gathered Friday to pray at the site of the country's deadliest bombing. Last Saturday a truck bomb exploded on a busy street in Mogadishu, killing what is now believed to be 358 people.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Good News for Proteas As Philander Returns for Cobras

[News24Wire] Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will make his return from injury for the Cape Cobras in their four-day clash against the Dolphins in Oudtshoorn starting on Monday.

[News24Wire] Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will make his return from injury for the Cape Cobras in their four-day clash against the Dolphins in Oudtshoorn starting on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa