26 Countries to Participate in 2017 Calabar Carnival – Official

[Vanguard] No fewer than 26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said.

[Vanguard] No fewer than 26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UAE, Somalia Discuss Increasing Cooperation in Fighting Terrorism

[Shabelle] Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Monday discussed with visiting Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo ways to boost bilateral ties and cooperation in fighting terrorism.

[Shabelle] Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Monday discussed with visiting Somalian President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo ways to boost bilateral ties and cooperation in fighting terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

China Contributes U.S.$2 Million to Humanitarian Response

[Shabelle] As the devastating drought in Somalia shows no sign of ending, UNICEF’s lifesaving work for women and children has received a boost from the Government of the People’s Republic of China. A contribution of US$2 million will help UNICEF reach …

[Shabelle] As the devastating drought in Somalia shows no sign of ending, UNICEF's lifesaving work for women and children has received a boost from the Government of the People's Republic of China. A contribution of US$2 million will help UNICEF reach 15,000 young children who are suffering from severe acute malnutrition, in the southern and central regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Double-Decker Buses for Addis

[Addis Fortune] Metal & Engineering Corporation’s (MetEC) automotive assembly line in the town of Bishoftu, Oromia Regional State, has produced the above-pictured double-decker buses for the Addis Abeba City Administration.

[Addis Fortune] Metal & Engineering Corporation's (MetEC) automotive assembly line in the town of Bishoftu, Oromia Regional State, has produced the above-pictured double-decker buses for the Addis Abeba City Administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Sustaining Economic Growth Will Crackdown Poverty Bedrock’, Prof. Tasasew Woldehana

[Ethiopian Herald] Professor Tasew Woldehana has been teaching Economics in Addis Ababa University for the last 17 years. He earned his PhD from the Netherlands Wageningen University. Professor Tasew has been engaged in extensive research undertaking r…

[Ethiopian Herald] Professor Tasew Woldehana has been teaching Economics in Addis Ababa University for the last 17 years. He earned his PhD from the Netherlands Wageningen University. Professor Tasew has been engaged in extensive research undertaking related to poverty since 1992 EC. More importantly, he has been involved since 1992 EC in the second poverty analysis surveys conducted in five years interval. Recently, the fifth survey has been released.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tertiary Roads Maintenance to Be Decentralised

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Construction is considering to decentralise the services of conservation, construction and maintenance of the secondary and tertiary roads, seeking a timely intervention in response to local reality and needs.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Ministry of Construction is considering to decentralise the services of conservation, construction and maintenance of the secondary and tertiary roads, seeking a timely intervention in response to local reality and needs.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Ministry Calls for Child Conventions Full Implementation

[Ethiopian Herald] All stakeholders have to fulfill their respective roles in implementing conventions on the Rights of the Child, urged Women and Children’s Affairs Minister Demitu Hambissa .

[Ethiopian Herald] All stakeholders have to fulfill their respective roles in implementing conventions on the Rights of the Child, urged Women and Children's Affairs Minister Demitu Hambissa .

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Dilemmas While Walking

[Addis Fortune] A child shakes uncontrollably: the plate with which he carried his kolo (an Ethiopian snack) face down, with its content emptied out on the gravel-filled earth. People from a nearby café watch on as this child, no more than nine years of age, convulses in an epileptic fit.

[Addis Fortune] A child shakes uncontrollably: the plate with which he carried his kolo (an Ethiopian snack) face down, with its content emptied out on the gravel-filled earth. People from a nearby café watch on as this child, no more than nine years of age, convulses in an epileptic fit.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia