Ministry Angling Coordinated Approach to Up Technology Use, Agriculture Productivity

[Ethiopian Herald] BISHOFTU- Gaps in generating technology through agricultural education and research linkage said to be main challenge to achieving agriculture sector goals.

[Ethiopian Herald] BISHOFTU- Gaps in generating technology through agricultural education and research linkage said to be main challenge to achieving agriculture sector goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Post-91 Foreign Policy Shift Behind Peace, Development

[Ethiopian Herald] The current foreign policy of Ethiopia, which was introduced after the fall of the previous military-socialist regime, has brought economic development, peace and stability, according to political scholars.

[Ethiopian Herald] The current foreign policy of Ethiopia, which was introduced after the fall of the previous military-socialist regime, has brought economic development, peace and stability, according to political scholars.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

2018/19 Budget – Lawmakers Urge Govt to Bridge Funding Gap

[New Times] Government should revise the proposed budget for the next fiscal year 2018/19 to accommodate a funding gap of over Rwf420 billion for urgent activities that need funding, especially development projects that need to be given priority.

[New Times] Government should revise the proposed budget for the next fiscal year 2018/19 to accommodate a funding gap of over Rwf420 billion for urgent activities that need funding, especially development projects that need to be given priority.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Investing in Sport Infrastructures for Multidimensional Benefits

[Ethiopian Herald] Sport and active recreation have significant contribution to a country’s economy. Sport creates direct economic benefits in the form of jobs, income, tax and revenue. It also benefits the economy indirectly by improving people’s heal…

[Ethiopian Herald] Sport and active recreation have significant contribution to a country's economy. Sport creates direct economic benefits in the form of jobs, income, tax and revenue. It also benefits the economy indirectly by improving people's health and well-being, which can reduce health-care costs and increase labor productivity. Sport also generates economic benefits by contributing to tourism and entertainment industries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Keeping Quality Standards for Better Export Performance

[Ethiopian Herald] During the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) period Ethiopia aims to register a 29 percent annual increment in foreign trade and secure 14 billion USD by the end of the period (2019/20 fiscal year). Concerning sector’s c…

[Ethiopian Herald] During the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) period Ethiopia aims to register a 29 percent annual increment in foreign trade and secure 14 billion USD by the end of the period (2019/20 fiscal year). Concerning sector's contribution, the country eyes to secure 7.7 billion USD from agriculture, 4.2 billion USD from manufacturing industry and 2.2 billion USD from mining.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Addis Chamber Boosting Trade, Investment Ties

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) said that it has been working to strengthen Ethiopia’s commercial and investment ties with various countries.

[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) said that it has been working to strengthen Ethiopia's commercial and investment ties with various countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nyagatare District Executive Team Resigns

[New Times] The top executive committee members of Nyagatare District led by the mayor, George Mupenzi, tendered in their resignations Wednesday to the District Advisory Council, citing “personal reasons”.

[New Times] The top executive committee members of Nyagatare District led by the mayor, George Mupenzi, tendered in their resignations Wednesday to the District Advisory Council, citing "personal reasons".

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Gupta-Owned Mines’ Rehabilitation Funds Case Back in Court

[News24Wire] An application by the trustees of the mining rehabilitation funds of two Gupta-owned companies, to reverse the attachment of about R1.7bn by the National Director of Public Prosecutions, is expected be heard in the North Gauteng High Court…

[News24Wire] An application by the trustees of the mining rehabilitation funds of two Gupta-owned companies, to reverse the attachment of about R1.7bn by the National Director of Public Prosecutions, is expected be heard in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa