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

Mandela Foundation Urges All to Unite Against Women Abuse

[SAnews.gov.za] The Nelson Mandela Foundation has called on South Africans to commemorate Women’s Day by examining how “they individually and collectively” contribute to the perpetuation of violence against women.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Nelson Mandela Foundation has called on South Africans to commemorate Women's Day by examining how "they individually and collectively" contribute to the perpetuation of violence against women.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scores Gather in Kimberley for Women’s Day

[SAnews.gov.za] Scores of people are gathering at Galeshewe Stadium in Kimberly on Wednesday for the national commemoration of Women’s day. The event is scheduled to be addressed by President Jacob Zuma.

[SAnews.gov.za] Scores of people are gathering at Galeshewe Stadium in Kimberly on Wednesday for the national commemoration of Women's day. The event is scheduled to be addressed by President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa