Feminism Is Still a Timely Issue

[Ethiopian Herald] If you ask someone about the issue of the rights of women in Ethiopia that is, if you inquire about whether they are equally treated as men and that the issue of so called ‘gender inequality’ or disparity is timely, they may shrug th…

[Ethiopian Herald] If you ask someone about the issue of the rights of women in Ethiopia that is, if you inquire about whether they are equally treated as men and that the issue of so called 'gender inequality' or disparity is timely, they may shrug their shoulders implying their surprise and suggesting that you may need to catch up with certain facts and figures.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Joint Efforts to Curb the Impact of Cancer

[Ethiopian Herald] According to, World Health Organization (WHO) report 8.8 million people worldwide died from cancer in 2015. That is nearly 1 in 6 of all global deaths. From this total death toll 30-50%of cancers could be prevented. And the estimated…

[Ethiopian Herald] According to, World Health Organization (WHO) report 8.8 million people worldwide died from cancer in 2015. That is nearly 1 in 6 of all global deaths. From this total death toll 30-50%of cancers could be prevented. And the estimated total annual economic cost of cancer was 1.16 trillions USD in 2010.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Recalling Dino Melaye

[This Day] ?The plan by the electorate to recall the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, ?Dino Melaye, may prove tougher than his detractors envisaged, but may be potent enough to caution him against playing politics like a unionist.

[This Day] ?The plan by the electorate to recall the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, ?Dino Melaye, may prove tougher than his detractors envisaged, but may be potent enough to caution him against playing politics like a unionist.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Are Not Leaving Kenya – SportsPesa

[Nation] Betting firm SportPesa has denied reports that it is planning to leave Kenya because of a new law signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta two weeks ago that imposes higher taxes on their revenues.

[Nation] Betting firm SportPesa has denied reports that it is planning to leave Kenya because of a new law signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta two weeks ago that imposes higher taxes on their revenues.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Refers Dr. Merera’s Request to House of Federation, Rejects the Other

[Addis Standard] The Federal High court 19th criminal bench has referred Dr. Merera Gudina’s request to get the list of prosecutors’ witnesses to the House of Federation (HoF). The court referred the request to the House for interpretation on whether t…

[Addis Standard] The Federal High court 19th criminal bench has referred Dr. Merera Gudina's request to get the list of prosecutors' witnesses to the House of Federation (HoF). The court referred the request to the House for interpretation on whether the court has legal jurisdiction to give the list of prosecutors' witnesses to the defense team.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Minister Vows to Revive Cooperatives Sector

[Lesotho Times] THE government has committed to foster the development of cooperatives at schools and tertiary educational institutions as part of interventions to ensure such enterprises are sustainable.

[Lesotho Times] THE government has committed to foster the development of cooperatives at schools and tertiary educational institutions as part of interventions to ensure such enterprises are sustainable.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Battle for Senate Leadership

[Lesotho Times] A SPECIAL Senate meeting to elect the upper house’s president, vice-president and swearing in members has been postponed for the third time at the 11th hour amid allegations the delay was meant to allow the coalition government to weigh…

[Lesotho Times] A SPECIAL Senate meeting to elect the upper house's president, vice-president and swearing in members has been postponed for the third time at the 11th hour amid allegations the delay was meant to allow the coalition government to weigh in on the candidate for the presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Govt Shouldn’t Deport Ethnic Uyghurs to China

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities should not deport dozens of detained Chinese Muslim Uyghurs to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities should not deport dozens of detained Chinese Muslim Uyghurs to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

UN Delegation Lauds Eritrea’s Achievement in Health Sector

[Shabait] Asmara -A UN delegation currently on a working visit to Eritrea has lauded the effort the nation is exerting in the health sector within the context of the Lasting Development Goals.

[Shabait] Asmara -A UN delegation currently on a working visit to Eritrea has lauded the effort the nation is exerting in the health sector within the context of the Lasting Development Goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea