EU Pledges 78 Million. Euro for Juba

[Ethiopian Herald] The European Commission has pledged to provide 78 million Euro in emergency aid to help those affected by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan. Over a million refugees from South Sudan, aid agencies say, have fled the country to neigh…

[Ethiopian Herald] The European Commission has pledged to provide 78 million Euro in emergency aid to help those affected by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan. Over a million refugees from South Sudan, aid agencies say, have fled the country to neighbouring countries, with the number expected to grow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Govt Appeals for Drought Aid

[Ethiopian Herald] Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appealed to the international community for aid as the impact of drought continues to worsen. The President said several areas had been affected by drought especially parts of northern Somalia.

[Ethiopian Herald] Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appealed to the international community for aid as the impact of drought continues to worsen. The President said several areas had been affected by drought especially parts of northern Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AMISOM Requests More Troops

[Ethiopian Herald] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has called for additional forces to facilitate operations in Somalia. The call was made after a meeting between Chiefs of Defense Forces of Troop-Contributing Countries (TCCs) of AMISOM F…

[Ethiopian Herald] The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has called for additional forces to facilitate operations in Somalia. The call was made after a meeting between Chiefs of Defense Forces of Troop-Contributing Countries (TCCs) of AMISOM Friday November 11 , 2016 in Addis.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Haile Gebre-Selassie Receives AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award

[Ethiopian Herald] The three-time AIMS world athlete of the year, Haile Gebre-Selassie was honoured on Friday, 11 November, at an Association of International Marathons and Distance Races dinner reception in Athens, Greece.

[Ethiopian Herald] The three-time AIMS world athlete of the year, Haile Gebre-Selassie was honoured on Friday, 11 November, at an Association of International Marathons and Distance Races dinner reception in Athens, Greece.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Recession – Passengers Resort to Trekking

[Premium Times] Commercial transport workers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, have lamented low patronage by passengers in the metropolis, claiming that commuters now resort to trekking to their various destinations.

[Premium Times] Commercial transport workers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, have lamented low patronage by passengers in the metropolis, claiming that commuters now resort to trekking to their various destinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria