Nation in the State

[Addis Fortune] The rationale behind the nation’s adaption of federal, unitary or hybrid political structures, one way or the other, is to sustain territorial integrity and national unity. The pre-1991 Ethiopian state formation was unitary, where cultu…

[Addis Fortune] The rationale behind the nation's adaption of federal, unitary or hybrid political structures, one way or the other, is to sustain territorial integrity and national unity. The pre-1991 Ethiopian state formation was unitary, where cultural assimilation played a prominent role.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Jozi Hands Back Three Hijacked Properties to Owners

[DA] Three properties, with one situated in Kenilworth and one in Turffontein, South of Johannesburg were returned to the rightful owners on Monday the 20th of November 2017. Furthermore, a husband and his wife who were arrested early this month for hi…

[DA] Three properties, with one situated in Kenilworth and one in Turffontein, South of Johannesburg were returned to the rightful owners on Monday the 20th of November 2017. Furthermore, a husband and his wife who were arrested early this month for hijacking one of the properties are still in custody.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma and Angolan President Head to Zimbabwe On Behalf of SADC

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided that President Jacob Zuma and Angolan President Joao Lourenco will travel to Zimbabwe to meet stakeholders and assess the situation.

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided that President Jacob Zuma and Angolan President Joao Lourenco will travel to Zimbabwe to meet stakeholders and assess the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Demographic Explosion

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia is the most populated landlocked country in the world, and the second one in Africa, next to only Nigeria. Estimates that put the number of people on the other side of a 100 million have become common. There was a census a deca…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia is the most populated landlocked country in the world, and the second one in Africa, next to only Nigeria. Estimates that put the number of people on the other side of a 100 million have become common. There was a census a decade ago, conducted by the Central Statistical Agency (CSA). The figure then was about 74 million, which did not precisely square off with non-governmental institutions' data, probably having to do with the fact that the technology was a little backward at that time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Lease Prices Balloon, New Tight Law Approaches

[Addis Fortune] Nothing new happened during the recent land lease auction held by the Addis Abeba city administration; just the price of land perpetually increased as it has been happening for the past 27 rounds of land lease auctions.

[Addis Fortune] Nothing new happened during the recent land lease auction held by the Addis Abeba city administration; just the price of land perpetually increased as it has been happening for the past 27 rounds of land lease auctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Diabetes – Resisting Junk Food Could Be the Answer

[The Herald] The message simply shows that diet and diabetes cannot be separated. With the rise of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancer, calls to eat health foods have been growing. “Policies that increase availability of nutritious an…

[The Herald] The message simply shows that diet and diabetes cannot be separated. With the rise of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes and cancer, calls to eat health foods have been growing. "Policies that increase availability of nutritious and healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables should be promoted," said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director at an event to mark this year's World Diabetes Day recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe