Flick Teff Price Upsurge Hits Wallets

[Addis Fortune] Purchasing teff in the summer season has never been easy for Meskerem Beyene, a housewife and mother of four living around Lideta Church. Nevertheless, this summer was especially trying, as the price of white teff reached close to 3,000…

[Addis Fortune] Purchasing teff in the summer season has never been easy for Meskerem Beyene, a housewife and mother of four living around Lideta Church. Nevertheless, this summer was especially trying, as the price of white teff reached close to 3,000 Br a quintal.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Adama Gets Pasta Processing Plant

[Addis Fortune] Alvima Import, Export & Manufacturing plc has opened a new food processing plant which produces flour and pasta in Adama, 99km South West of Addis Abeba, with an overall investment of half a billion Birr.

[Addis Fortune] Alvima Import, Export & Manufacturing plc has opened a new food processing plant which produces flour and pasta in Adama, 99km South West of Addis Abeba, with an overall investment of half a billion Birr.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cult of Teddy Afro

[Addis Fortune] I am not a huge fan of Ethiopian music. There are songs I like, tunes or melodies I may find myself dancing or strutting to, but no one would catch me listening to an Ethiopia album.

[Addis Fortune] I am not a huge fan of Ethiopian music. There are songs I like, tunes or melodies I may find myself dancing or strutting to, but no one would catch me listening to an Ethiopia album.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

That Thin Foggy Red Line Between SOE and Industry

[Addis Fortune] It is not a secret that state-owned enterprises (SOE) are not the cash cows they are portrayed to be by their owners, the state. They are usually beset by extreme incompetence, an almost normalised rent-seeking culture or, at the very l…

[Addis Fortune] It is not a secret that state-owned enterprises (SOE) are not the cash cows they are portrayed to be by their owners, the state. They are usually beset by extreme incompetence, an almost normalised rent-seeking culture or, at the very least, financial problems. Even the best regarded of the bunch, who have a relatively substantial balance sheet, like the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), or the Ethiopian Airlines, are not as pitch-perfect as their annual profits may suggest.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

North West Legislature Holds Mfma Public Hearings in Mahikeng, 23 Aug

[Govt of SA] On Wednesday, 23 August 2017, the North West Provincial Legislature’s Standing Committee on Provincial Public Accounts (SCOPA) will hold public hearings on the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) audit outcomes for the financial year 2…

[Govt of SA] On Wednesday, 23 August 2017, the North West Provincial Legislature's Standing Committee on Provincial Public Accounts (SCOPA) will hold public hearings on the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) audit outcomes for the financial year 2015/16 with Kagisano-Molopo Local and Dr. Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipalities in Legislature Conference Room 2 at 9h00.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Disaster in Sierra Leone Puts Politics Forefront

[Observer] The mudslide that claimed hundreds of lives in Sierra Leone during the early morning of August 14 has left an overwhelming gloom across the country. Additionally, the smell of death due to the hundreds of corpses retrieved from the epicenter…

[Observer] The mudslide that claimed hundreds of lives in Sierra Leone during the early morning of August 14 has left an overwhelming gloom across the country. Additionally, the smell of death due to the hundreds of corpses retrieved from the epicenter of the disaster, Regent, on the outskirts of Freetown, has overwhelmed the people. There is fear among surviving family members, who are not sure if the disaster is over. The epicenter of the mudslide, Sugarcane Mountain, once a lofty symbol of beauty and protection in

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

State Witnesses Against Ex-EPS Director ‘Abscond’ Trial

[Observer] After two of Esther Glain’s witnesses refused to attend her trial against former Executive Protection Service (EPS) Director for Operations, Darlington George, who she accused of brutalizing her, it was enough yesterday for Judge Peter Gbene…

[Observer] After two of Esther Glain's witnesses refused to attend her trial against former Executive Protection Service (EPS) Director for Operations, Darlington George, who she accused of brutalizing her, it was enough yesterday for Judge Peter Gbeneweleh of Criminal Court 'B' to drop the charges, declaring George a free man.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Growing Concerns Over Absence of CDC Vice Standard Bearer At Campaign Rally

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has gathered that Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, vice standard bearer of the Coalition for the Democratic Change (CDC) is ill and out of the country.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has gathered that Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, vice standard bearer of the Coalition for the Democratic Change (CDC) is ill and out of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Movement for Support of Boakai Accuses George Weah of Being U.S. Citizen

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberians anticipate going to the polls and electing a new leader for the first time in 12 years, the process continues to be marred by twists and turns.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberians anticipate going to the polls and electing a new leader for the first time in 12 years, the process continues to be marred by twists and turns.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia