The Old Guard Comes Out of Neo-Liberal Closet

[Addis Fortune] I am somewhat flattered and surprised that a senior member of the TPLF’s leadership has taken the time to respond to my op-ed piece headlined, “The Old Guard Shadows TPLF’s Leadership Meeting in Meqelle” [Volume 18, Number 917, November…

[Addis Fortune] I am somewhat flattered and surprised that a senior member of the TPLF's leadership has taken the time to respond to my op-ed piece headlined, "The Old Guard Shadows TPLF's Leadership Meeting in Meqelle" [Volume 18, Number 917, November 26, 2017]. Part of this, Getachew Redda has over the last few weeks launched a public relations campaign on behalf of his allies, especially given the number of articles, as mentioned by Getachew, the meeting spawned. Indeed, this newspaper has been responsible for deliveri

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Rare Gesture Indeed

[Addis Fortune] Having read this publication’s article headlined “Rare Gesture” [Volume 18, Number 919, December 10, 2017], I wonder which Ethiopian would not be happier to see our beautiful cities clean. We all talk about the inevitable filth and into…

[Addis Fortune] Having read this publication's article headlined "Rare Gesture" [Volume 18, Number 919, December 10, 2017], I wonder which Ethiopian would not be happier to see our beautiful cities clean. We all talk about the inevitable filth and intolerable smell of waste in our surroundings. But nothing is done. Now that the waste agenda has reached the attention of our leaders, there is much hope.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mzuzu Girls and Women Hone Entrepreneurship Skills

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Purple Innovation for Women and Girls has trained Mzuzu based girls and women in entrepreneurship for them to venture into businesses that can contribute to the country’s development.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Purple Innovation for Women and Girls has trained Mzuzu based girls and women in entrepreneurship for them to venture into businesses that can contribute to the country's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Pistorius – SCA Exceeded Its Powers, Breached His Rights

[News24Wire] Convicted murderer and former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius believes the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) exceeded its powers and violated his rights to a fair trial following the recent decision to increase his murder sentence to 13 years.

[News24Wire] Convicted murderer and former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius believes the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) exceeded its powers and violated his rights to a fair trial following the recent decision to increase his murder sentence to 13 years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Patience! Patience! Patience!’

[Addis Fortune] Ashish Agrawal of the Kanoria Africa Textile Plc, an Indian subsidiary of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd., said this of what it takes to succeed in business and investment in Ethiopia. Agrawal remarked at breakfast held by the UNDP at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on Monday, December 10, 2017, designed to spur the private sector to chip-in for the realisation of UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG).

[Addis Fortune] Ashish Agrawal of the Kanoria Africa Textile Plc, an Indian subsidiary of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd., said this of what it takes to succeed in business and investment in Ethiopia. Agrawal remarked at breakfast held by the UNDP at the Radisson Blu Hotel, on Monday, December 10, 2017, designed to spur the private sector to chip-in for the realisation of UN's sustainable development goals (SDG).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Former Nigerian President Ends Visit to Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, last Monday returned to his country after making a private visit of some hours to Angola, where he was received in an audience by the Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, last Monday returned to his country after making a private visit of some hours to Angola, where he was received in an audience by the Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ruling Party Prepares State Budget Alteration Bill

[ANGOP] Luanda -The ruling MPLA is to present soon a bill to modify the State Budget Law, announced last Monday, in Luanda, the party’s parliamentary whip, Salomão Chirimbimbi.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The ruling MPLA is to present soon a bill to modify the State Budget Law, announced last Monday, in Luanda, the party's parliamentary whip, Salomão Chirimbimbi.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Ramaphosa Win Could Influence Plan to Downgrade Relations With Israel

[Daily Maverick] While South Africa is considering a downgrade of its relations with Israel, many other African countries are upgrading their relationships with it. On this, as on the Morocco-Western Sahara issue, the ANC is diverging from the continen…

[Daily Maverick] While South Africa is considering a downgrade of its relations with Israel, many other African countries are upgrading their relationships with it. On this, as on the Morocco-Western Sahara issue, the ANC is diverging from the continental trend. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa