EU to Grant U.S.$15.8 Million Fund for Nile Basin Initiative

[Addis Fortune] The European Development Fund (EDF) Committee has given a qualified majority favourable opinion to commit 15.8 million dollars for the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) on July 18, 2017, although Egypt was lobbying against it.

[Addis Fortune] The European Development Fund (EDF) Committee has given a qualified majority favourable opinion to commit 15.8 million dollars for the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) on July 18, 2017, although Egypt was lobbying against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Protest in Asaba Over Noun’s Alleged Refusal to Release Results

[Guardian] Asaba and Ado-Ekiti -The alleged refusal to release results of students, who graduated at the National Open University (NOUN) Asaba study centre, yesterday sparked off protest.

[Guardian] Asaba and Ado-Ekiti -The alleged refusal to release results of students, who graduated at the National Open University (NOUN) Asaba study centre, yesterday sparked off protest.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya’s Hopes of Wild Card Dashed as CAR Gets Fiba Nod

[Nation] Kenya’s hopes of competing in next month’s Afro Basket championships in Bamako went up in smoke after Fiba Africa awarded a wild card to Central African Republic (CAR).

[Nation] Kenya's hopes of competing in next month's Afro Basket championships in Bamako went up in smoke after Fiba Africa awarded a wild card to Central African Republic (CAR).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Wanderers Coach Osman Resists Complacency

[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers head coach Yasin Osman says the lead his club is enjoying in the TNM Super League is not yet title-winning as he guards against complacency.

[Nyasa Times] Mighty Be Forward Wanderers head coach Yasin Osman says the lead his club is enjoying in the TNM Super League is not yet title-winning as he guards against complacency.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Italy Grants 100 Million Br for Job Skills Training

[Addis Fortune] The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) has approved close to 100 million Br in grant to provide job skills training for people residing in domestic migration prone areas and refugees who come from Eritrea. Aimed at job cr…

[Addis Fortune] The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) has approved close to 100 million Br in grant to provide job skills training for people residing in domestic migration prone areas and refugees who come from Eritrea. Aimed at job creation opportunities, the projects will be implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Two Foreign Companies Run Front to Supply Coal

[Addis Fortune] Two international coal suppliers, Riftcot Limited and HC Trading Plc, gave the lowest offers for the supply of 700,000 tonnes of coal to the Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise (EPSE). The procurement is estimated to cost close to 60 …

[Addis Fortune] Two international coal suppliers, Riftcot Limited and HC Trading Plc, gave the lowest offers for the supply of 700,000 tonnes of coal to the Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise (EPSE). The procurement is estimated to cost close to 60 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Horticulture Dev’t Gets Favour

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Horticulture & Agriculture Investment Authority has outfitted 3,000ha of state owned farms located in three sites for horticulture development following a direction from the Office of the Prime Minister. The transfer is waiting for approval from the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) Board.

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Horticulture & Agriculture Investment Authority has outfitted 3,000ha of state owned farms located in three sites for horticulture development following a direction from the Office of the Prime Minister. The transfer is waiting for approval from the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) Board.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Amending Ethiopia’s Handicapped Multiparty System

[Addis Fortune] Elections are not the sole indicators of a thriving democracy. If they were, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)’s landslide victory in the 2015 general election would not have been followed by public protests …

[Addis Fortune] Elections are not the sole indicators of a thriving democracy. If they were, the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)'s landslide victory in the 2015 general election would not have been followed by public protests in major regions of the country within a year. Often, people point to elections as proof of democracy. However, elections are precursors, rather than a signifier of democratic rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia