Smugglers ‘Drowned’ Teenage Migrants Near Yemen – UN Agency

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been “deliberately drowned” near Yemen. The UN’s migration agency has called the killings “shocking and inhumane.”

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been "deliberately drowned" near Yemen. The UN's migration agency has called the killings "shocking and inhumane."

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

There Was Attempt to Hack System, It Failed – Electoral Commission

[Nation] The electoral commission last night confirmed that there were attempts by some people to hack into their result transmission system but the attempt did not go through.

[Nation] The electoral commission last night confirmed that there were attempts by some people to hack into their result transmission system but the attempt did not go through.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Has 8 Million Votes, Opposition’s Odinga Has 6.6 Million

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday commanding a strong lead with 8,014,950 votes against his long time rival veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 6,615,121 votes.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday commanding a strong lead with 8,014,950 votes against his long time rival veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga's 6,615,121 votes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia Off the Grid

[Addis Fortune] It is normal for the family of Fikerte Negash, who lives in Akaki Qality District at a condominium site locally named Gelan, to have electricity cut off every other day. When the power goes off, it can stay this way from half a day to t…

[Addis Fortune] It is normal for the family of Fikerte Negash, who lives in Akaki Qality District at a condominium site locally named Gelan, to have electricity cut off every other day. When the power goes off, it can stay this way from half a day to the extent of leaving the family in the dark for three to five consecutive days.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Enterprise Imports Fuel Worth 37 Billion Br

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise (EPSE) has procured 3.3 million tonnes of petroleum products with a cost of 37 billion Br during the recently ended fiscal year. The imported volume exceeds the amount during the preceding fisca…

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise (EPSE) has procured 3.3 million tonnes of petroleum products with a cost of 37 billion Br during the recently ended fiscal year. The imported volume exceeds the amount during the preceding fiscal year by 10pc and the cost is seven billion Birr higher than the 2016/17 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Directive Breaks Ground to Incentivize Commercial Farmers

[Addis Fortune] The Board of the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) has approved a directive that was designed to incentivise commercial farmers by providing lower lease fees and extended contract periods.

[Addis Fortune] The Board of the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) has approved a directive that was designed to incentivise commercial farmers by providing lower lease fees and extended contract periods.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Blessings From an Emperor

[Addis Fortune] On the day Emperor Haile Selassie visited Jamaica, a powerful storm broke out. The country, prior to the Emperor’s arrival, had been ravaged by famine and starvation. There had been no rain to water the crops for decades. The first time…

[Addis Fortune] On the day Emperor Haile Selassie visited Jamaica, a powerful storm broke out. The country, prior to the Emperor's arrival, had been ravaged by famine and starvation. There had been no rain to water the crops for decades. The first time, in a long time, that it rained was when the Emperor set foot out of his aeroplane in that country. Jamaicans, from that time on, started to see the Emperor in a new light, they started to assume that maybe he was not just a person, but a messiah of some kind. Maybe even th

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia