UN Peacekeeping Chief Underscores Political Solution to End Violence

[UN News] The top United Nations peacekeeping official is in the Central African Republic where he today discussed the security situation and the political process, while paying homage to three UN ‘blue helmets’ killed in the line of duty in recent days.

[UN News] The top United Nations peacekeeping official is in the Central African Republic where he today discussed the security situation and the political process, while paying homage to three UN 'blue helmets' killed in the line of duty in recent days.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Modern History of the Press in Ethiopia

[Addis Fortune] Emperor Haile Selassie’s government, which succeeded that of Empress Zewditu’s conservative one, was noted for its efforts to give the country a taste of modernity in all phases of leadership. Among the vital government bodies the Emper…

[Addis Fortune] Emperor Haile Selassie's government, which succeeded that of Empress Zewditu's conservative one, was noted for its efforts to give the country a taste of modernity in all phases of leadership. Among the vital government bodies the Emperor established, a ministry for information and propaganda played a prominent role.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Draft Policy, Proclamation Transpires for Fertilizer

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources (MoANR) has finalised draft legal frameworks which aim to regulate the production, import, trade and distribution of fertilisers in the country.

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources (MoANR) has finalised draft legal frameworks which aim to regulate the production, import, trade and distribution of fertilisers in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Foreign Nationals, Refugees to Get Certificates for Vital Events

[Addis Fortune] The Vital Events Registration Agency (VERA) will start the registration of vital events including birth, marriage, divorce, and death, for foreign nationals, Ethiopians of origin, and refugees starting next week.

[Addis Fortune] The Vital Events Registration Agency (VERA) will start the registration of vital events including birth, marriage, divorce, and death, for foreign nationals, Ethiopians of origin, and refugees starting next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nation Earns U.S.$3.3 Billion From Tourism

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has earned 3.3 billion dollars from 886,897 tourists who have visited the country during the 2016/17 fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Culture & Tourism (MoCT), achieving 88pc of the target. The tourism proceeds are 2.5pc lower than the preceding year, and the number of tourists declined by 23,231 compared to the previous year.

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has earned 3.3 billion dollars from 886,897 tourists who have visited the country during the 2016/17 fiscal year, according to the Ministry of Culture & Tourism (MoCT), achieving 88pc of the target. The tourism proceeds are 2.5pc lower than the preceding year, and the number of tourists declined by 23,231 compared to the previous year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Dashen Diverts to KPMG After Deloitte Pullout

[Addis Fortune] Following the withdrawal of Deloitte Consulting Plc from the ongoing tender process, Dashen Bank has started a negotiation with KPMG Management Consulting for designing its management strategy.

[Addis Fortune] Following the withdrawal of Deloitte Consulting Plc from the ongoing tender process, Dashen Bank has started a negotiation with KPMG Management Consulting for designing its management strategy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hard-to-Tax Businesses Still Unsatisfied With the Tax Reform

[Addis Fortune] For many consumers, a visit to Merkato, the biggest open market in Addis Abeba, was not fruitful earlier last week as a considerable number of businesses closed their shutters in protest against the daily income valuation conducted thro…

[Addis Fortune] For many consumers, a visit to Merkato, the biggest open market in Addis Abeba, was not fruitful earlier last week as a considerable number of businesses closed their shutters in protest against the daily income valuation conducted throughout the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Merges Aviation Industry Despite Monopoly Fear

[Addis Fortune] The merger of Ethiopian Airlines and the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) to create the Ethiopian Airlines Group has created a fear of monopoly and conflict of interest in the aviation industry. The merger comes after a regulation wa…

[Addis Fortune] The merger of Ethiopian Airlines and the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) to create the Ethiopian Airlines Group has created a fear of monopoly and conflict of interest in the aviation industry. The merger comes after a regulation was approved by the Council of Ministers on July 8, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

MP Rallies Charges to HIV/Aids Test

[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ms Botlogile Tshireletso has implored residents of Mahalapye and the community at large to get tested for HIV, get treatment and live healthy lives.

[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -Assistant Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Ms Botlogile Tshireletso has implored residents of Mahalapye and the community at large to get tested for HIV, get treatment and live healthy lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana