World-Famous Ethiopian Astrophysicist – Dr. Legesse Wetro

[Ethiopian Herald] Legesse Wetro is a doctor of astrophysics. He is the Founder of Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS) and founding member of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, African Astronomical Society, African and Ethiopian Physical Societies. …

[Ethiopian Herald] Legesse Wetro is a doctor of astrophysics. He is the Founder of Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS) and founding member of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, African Astronomical Society, African and Ethiopian Physical Societies. He is a lead scientist in theoretical pulsar astrophysics. Dr. Legesse is as well member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU)-Commissions 40 A - B - C and Ethiopia's Liaison at IAU. To everyone's surprise, he solved the 460 years world problem of geomagnetic filed reve

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

GERD – Ethiopia’s Future and Destiny

[Ethiopian Herald] The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) possesses an invaluable and multi-faceted values and benefits to the peoples of Ethiopia. We may categorize those values and benefits in economic, social and political terms. The economic va…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) possesses an invaluable and multi-faceted values and benefits to the peoples of Ethiopia. We may categorize those values and benefits in economic, social and political terms. The economic values are magnanimous. GERD can generate immense amount of hydro-power that can be sold here at home to each villages, towns and cities and abroad to different countries and hence can generate billions of dollars in hard currency and in Birr. This can be used in building infrast

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tanzania Fights Illicit Drugs, but At What Expense?

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzania continues to fight against illicit drugs. A recently-released list of “drug pushers,” including the names of politicians and artistes, has raised questions about the role of the government in such a crackdown.

[Deutsche Welle] Tanzania continues to fight against illicit drugs. A recently-released list of "drug pushers," including the names of politicians and artistes, has raised questions about the role of the government in such a crackdown.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Burundian Refugees in Uganda Too Scared to Go Home

[Deutsche Welle] Burundi is campaigning for the return of its refugees from Ugandan camps. The government is afraid that opposition groups may be forming while in exile. But Burundi’s refugees are not about to return voluntarily.

[Deutsche Welle] Burundi is campaigning for the return of its refugees from Ugandan camps. The government is afraid that opposition groups may be forming while in exile. But Burundi's refugees are not about to return voluntarily.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Famine Declared in Parts of South Sudan As 100,000 Face Starvation

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudanese government and the UN say a famine caused by conflict and economic crisis has hit two counties. Aid agencies said the official famine declaration meant people had already started dying of hunger.

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudanese government and the UN say a famine caused by conflict and economic crisis has hit two counties. Aid agencies said the official famine declaration meant people had already started dying of hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Solar Panels Make Morocco’s Mosques a Model for Green Energy

[Deutsche Welle] Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable worldwide. But how can governments spread the message to the public? In Morocco, the authorities have been looking to religion for the answer.

[Deutsche Welle] Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable worldwide. But how can governments spread the message to the public? In Morocco, the authorities have been looking to religion for the answer.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Trade Ministry, Local Governments Fight Over Alcohol Law

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda’s trader ministry and the Gulu District Local Government are at loggerheads over the latter’s decision to pass an ordinance restricting the sale and consumption of alcohol.

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda's trader ministry and the Gulu District Local Government are at loggerheads over the latter's decision to pass an ordinance restricting the sale and consumption of alcohol.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s Tourism Excellence Awards Showcase the Best of the Best

[Independent (Kampala)] The end of the 2017 edition of the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) was marked with a gala dinner at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel to give hosted buyers and international travel media a befitting send off and celebrate excellen…

[Independent (Kampala)] The end of the 2017 edition of the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) was marked with a gala dinner at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel to give hosted buyers and international travel media a befitting send off and celebrate excellence in the country's tourism industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kirehe, RRA Win Kayumba V-Ball Memorial Tourney

[New Times] Kirehe and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) are winners of the 2017 Father Emmanuel Kayumba volleyball memorial tournament in the men and women categories, respectively. The tournament was held over the weekend in Huye district.

[New Times] Kirehe and Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) are winners of the 2017 Father Emmanuel Kayumba volleyball memorial tournament in the men and women categories, respectively. The tournament was held over the weekend in Huye district.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda