President Zuma the Elephant in the Room At Kathrada’s Funeral

[News24Wire] Although he wasn’t physically present, President Jacob Zuma’s presence loomed large at the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Although he wasn't physically present, President Jacob Zuma's presence loomed large at the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethiopia, Japan to Beef Up Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Japan agreed to expand areas of cooperation as State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemikael received a delegation led by Japanese Ambassador Shinchi Saida Tuesday.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Japan agreed to expand areas of cooperation as State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemikael received a delegation led by Japanese Ambassador Shinchi Saida Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Empowering Women for Better Ethiopia

[Ethiopian Herald] Historical manuscripts indicate that Ethiopia has a long recorded history of empowering women. The nation has seen highly influential women who had played decisive role in the economic, political and military sector. The legendary Qu…

[Ethiopian Herald] Historical manuscripts indicate that Ethiopia has a long recorded history of empowering women. The nation has seen highly influential women who had played decisive role in the economic, political and military sector. The legendary Queen of Sheba, Queen Yodit and Empress Eleni were the most influential women of their dynasties in different times.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Board Says No Right Violation

[Ethiopian Herald] State of Emergency Inquiry Board said it has not found inhuman treatments in the handling of suspects detained in connection with past violence seen in some parts of the country.

[Ethiopian Herald] State of Emergency Inquiry Board said it has not found inhuman treatments in the handling of suspects detained in connection with past violence seen in some parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Make the Most of Demographic Dividend

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s population is estimated to be 100 million, making the nation the second most populous country in Africa. According to recent reports, 70 per cent of the population is below the age of 30 and 80 per cent lives in rural area…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's population is estimated to be 100 million, making the nation the second most populous country in Africa. According to recent reports, 70 per cent of the population is below the age of 30 and 80 per cent lives in rural areas and hence they are dependent on subsistent farming for their livelihood. The population pyramid is wide at the bottom and narrow at the apex. This clearly illustrates the percentage of the productive age group is very small, whereas the dependent age group are large.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Deep Reform Improves Entire Leadership – Opdo

[Ethiopian Herald] Pursuing a consistent process of deep reform to improve the entire situation of its leadership, the Oromo Peoples’ Democratic Organization (OPDO) pledged to work with high and coordinated commitment with a view to solve issues relate…

[Ethiopian Herald] Pursuing a consistent process of deep reform to improve the entire situation of its leadership, the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO) pledged to work with high and coordinated commitment with a view to solve issues related to lack of good governance, corruption and rent- seeking attitudes.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kaduna Completes 100 Houses for Low Income Earners

[Daily Trust] The first 100 houses constructed under the Public Private Partnership initiated by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i for low income earners in Kaduna State have been completed.

[Daily Trust] The first 100 houses constructed under the Public Private Partnership initiated by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa'i for low income earners in Kaduna State have been completed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria