Structural Change – Looking Beyond Economic Growth

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia aspires to attain structural change as a way forward to sustain its successive and rapid economic growth, but achieving it seems to be a complex task. The government has picked and been pursuing industrialization as an instr…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia aspires to attain structural change as a way forward to sustain its successive and rapid economic growth, but achieving it seems to be a complex task. The government has picked and been pursuing industrialization as an instrument to prompt structural change.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Deputy President Ramaphosa to Attend Lesotho Prime Minister’s Swearing-In

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also SADC facilitator, will on Friday attend the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane in Lesotho, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also SADC facilitator, will on Friday attend the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane in Lesotho, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Go for the Comparative Advantage to Industrialize!

[Ethiopian Herald] Eight years ago, an interesting Development Policy Review Debate on ‘Should Industrial Policy in Developing Countries Conform to Comparative Advantage or Defy it?’ was held between Justin Yifu Lin and Ha-Joon Chang, two highly promin…

[Ethiopian Herald] Eight years ago, an interesting Development Policy Review Debate on 'Should Industrial Policy in Developing Countries Conform to Comparative Advantage or Defy it?' was held between Justin Yifu Lin and Ha-Joon Chang, two highly prominent economists, the former, being Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President of the World Bank at the time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Industrial Parks Sparking Bright Future

[Ethiopian Herald] With the aim of scaling up the current 5.4 per cent share of the manufacturing sector in the GDP to 8 per cent by 2020, Ethiopia has been working around the clock to expand industrial parks.

[Ethiopian Herald] With the aim of scaling up the current 5.4 per cent share of the manufacturing sector in the GDP to 8 per cent by 2020, Ethiopia has been working around the clock to expand industrial parks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Butali Sugar Warriors Slowly Marching on to Top

[Nation] Butali Sugar Warriors coach Godfrey Wakachunga has challenged his side to maintain their consistency as they seek to make ground on Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League leaders Kenya Police.

[Nation] Butali Sugar Warriors coach Godfrey Wakachunga has challenged his side to maintain their consistency as they seek to make ground on Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League leaders Kenya Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mining Minister Reveals Final Mining Charter

[News24Wire] The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%.

[News24Wire] The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate Snubs LGBTI Health Report

[Swazi Media] Senators in Swaziland threw out a motion to make a report on access to health facilities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and/or intersexual (LGBTI) people because it was ‘discrimination’ in favour of them.

[Swazi Media] Senators in Swaziland threw out a motion to make a report on access to health facilities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and/or intersexual (LGBTI) people because it was 'discrimination' in favour of them.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Bogus Cops Mount Roadblocks

[The Herald] Identifying genuine traffic police officers is likely to be difficult for motorists as it emerged that expelled policemen and unscrupulous people were mounting illegal roadblocks using spikes to collect cash from unsuspecting people. Accor…

[The Herald] Identifying genuine traffic police officers is likely to be difficult for motorists as it emerged that expelled policemen and unscrupulous people were mounting illegal roadblocks using spikes to collect cash from unsuspecting people. According to police, there was a "fifth column" that masqueraded as police officers in a bid to tarnish the image of the force.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mobile Money Transactions Reaches Over One Million

[Daily News] Mobile money transactions in 10 months ending April this year reached 1,444.6 million worth 49.99tri/-, thanks to interoperability among the four major mobile payment services providers.

[Daily News] Mobile money transactions in 10 months ending April this year reached 1,444.6 million worth 49.99tri/-, thanks to interoperability among the four major mobile payment services providers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania