Symposium Lays Stress On Science for Sustainable Dev’t

[Ethiopian Herald] The 4th National Symposium on Science for Sustainable Development held in Arba Minch University stressed the urgent need for supporting nation’s development agendas through scientific investigations.

[Ethiopian Herald] The 4th National Symposium on Science for Sustainable Development held in Arba Minch University stressed the urgent need for supporting nation's development agendas through scientific investigations.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Legal Overseas Employment for Citizens’ Right, Economic Contribution

[Ethiopian Herald] Following Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef issued a 90 days’ amnesty period in March 29, 2017 for undocumented foreign nationals to leave the country, Ethiopia is working with all relevant bodies to the safe return of Ethiopian …

[Ethiopian Herald] Following Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef issued a 90 days' amnesty period in March 29, 2017 for undocumented foreign nationals to leave the country, Ethiopia is working with all relevant bodies to the safe return of Ethiopian repatriates.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Effective Financing Key for Successful Construction Sector

[Ethiopian Herald] The issue of making construction projects efficient as planned calls for an effective financing. Effective and efficient management is urgent to reverse the various problems of the sector. But practitioners and stakeholders of the se…

[Ethiopian Herald] The issue of making construction projects efficient as planned calls for an effective financing. Effective and efficient management is urgent to reverse the various problems of the sector. But practitioners and stakeholders of the sector are sometimes heard saying that the industry is performing below the expected level. Even if there are bottlenecks to the sector, the government allocated over 60 percent of the total capital investment to the construction industry. And the industry has shown 29 percent gr

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Gender-Based Violence – Concerns Raised Over Reduction in Funding for Sexual Offences Courts

[Daily Maverick] As the uproar continues over gender-based violence in the country civil society organisations have raised concerns over an apparent reduction in funding for sexual offences courts. Government has responded by saying the funding worries…

[Daily Maverick] As the uproar continues over gender-based violence in the country civil society organisations have raised concerns over an apparent reduction in funding for sexual offences courts. Government has responded by saying the funding worries are misguided. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Federalism and Ethiopia

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is one of the countries having a broad array of culture, religion, languages. For centuries this diversity had not been taken as a source of pride and beauty rather it had been taken as a threat and something unpleasant. Neg…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is one of the countries having a broad array of culture, religion, languages. For centuries this diversity had not been taken as a source of pride and beauty rather it had been taken as a threat and something unpleasant. Negligence of diversity is against the natural existence of human kind. Hence, trying to respect this diversity is something which demands rational thinking. But during the tenure of the past dictatorial regimes of Ethiopia, there had been the dominance of one ethnic group over th

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Women Dominate the African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town This Year

[African Utility Week] Women are making an invaluable contribution to the power and water industries as reflected by the many ladies amongst the winners of the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards that were announced at the CTICC in Cape Town last…

[African Utility Week] Women are making an invaluable contribution to the power and water industries as reflected by the many ladies amongst the winners of the 2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards that were announced at the CTICC in Cape Town last week. Three of the awards, namely Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Contribution to Power as well as Young Energy Leader Award, were won by women.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nation Secures U.S.$190 Million for Health SDGs Performance

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and World Bank yesterday signed financial agreement amounting to 190 million USD in the form of loan and grant to finance the implementation of the Health Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for Result Program.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and World Bank yesterday signed financial agreement amounting to 190 million USD in the form of loan and grant to finance the implementation of the Health Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for Result Program.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

SABC – No Silver Lining At Disciplinary Hearing for Hlaudi

[Daily Maverick] SABC lawyers have argued that Hlaudi Motsoeneng should immediately be dismissed, saying he was “grossly insubordinate” and had deliberately drawn negative attention towards the SABC. Motsoeneng, who was appearing before a disciplinary …

[Daily Maverick] SABC lawyers have argued that Hlaudi Motsoeneng should immediately be dismissed, saying he was "grossly insubordinate" and had deliberately drawn negative attention towards the SABC. Motsoeneng, who was appearing before a disciplinary hearing on Thursday, tried once again, unsuccessfully, to stall proceedings, saying he had applied to the CCMA to have his case heard and that process would make the disciplinary redundant. Could this be the last kicks of a dying horse? By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town’s Water Crisis – Is This the Deadliest Failure of the DA Government?

[Daily Maverick] When the City of Cape Town was asked by an environmental writer in July 2009, “How long will Cape Town’s water supplies last?”, the city responded that the the Berg River Dam will provide enough water until 2020. Posed with the same qu…

[Daily Maverick] When the City of Cape Town was asked by an environmental writer in July 2009, "How long will Cape Town's water supplies last?", the city responded that the the Berg River Dam will provide enough water until 2020. Posed with the same question, the national Department of Water and Environment Affairs said the city will run into shortages by 2012. What might the City have done had they listened?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa