Ethiopian Catholic Church Secretariat Marking Golden Jubilee

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Catholic Church has been addressing the pressing needs of the time and responding to various social and development issues said Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel, Metropolitan Archbishop of Addis Ababa and the President …

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Catholic Church has been addressing the pressing needs of the time and responding to various social and development issues said Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel, Metropolitan Archbishop of Addis Ababa and the President of Catholic Bishops of Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Many-Sided Diaspora Engagement in Full Swing

[Ethiopian Herald] Considering the potential, Ethiopian Diaspora has to play a key role in developing their country and alleviating poverty, entailing to the fact that they should be encouraged to do so. With this view, The Ethiopian Herald has recentl…

[Ethiopian Herald] Considering the potential, Ethiopian Diaspora has to play a key role in developing their country and alleviating poverty, entailing to the fact that they should be encouraged to do so. With this view, The Ethiopian Herald has recently held an exclusive interview with Demeke Atinafu, Diaspora Affairs Director General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the Diaspora's involvement in their country's development and how the government is working to exploit this untapped potential. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Our Democracy – Fleeing in a Marked Police Vehicle

[Daily Maverick] As a nation, we are not strangers to police brutality. In the apartheid era, many of our grandparents and parents were the victims of a law enforcement system that not only suppressed them but did so with the force of unspeakable viole…

[Daily Maverick] As a nation, we are not strangers to police brutality. In the apartheid era, many of our grandparents and parents were the victims of a law enforcement system that not only suppressed them but did so with the force of unspeakable violence. At the start of the new dispensation, however, the role of the police was envisaged to be a different one. The police were now going to serve and protect the people of this nation, diligently and in a dignified manner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethio-Greece Bilateral Ties Flourishing

[Ethiopian Herald] “When I first met President Dr. Mulatu Teshome, I spoke to him that Greeks and Ethiopians are good friends. But, he told me that I was wrong. He said: ‘We are best brothers’.”

[Ethiopian Herald] "When I first met President Dr. Mulatu Teshome, I spoke to him that Greeks and Ethiopians are good friends. But, he told me that I was wrong. He said: 'We are best brothers'."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Suspend Eskom’s Koko – ANCYL

[News24Wire] The African National Congress Youth League wants acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko suspended, following allegations that his step-daughter benefited from contracts worth R1bn from the power utility.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress Youth League wants acting Eskom CEO Matshela Koko suspended, following allegations that his step-daughter benefited from contracts worth R1bn from the power utility.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cadetship Debt Balloons

[The Herald] Government owes tertiary institutions $62 million in fees for students under the cadetship programme, Deputy Minister for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Dr Godfrey Gandawa has said. Dr Gandawa told the N…

[The Herald] Government owes tertiary institutions $62 million in fees for students under the cadetship programme, Deputy Minister for Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development, Dr Godfrey Gandawa has said. Dr Gandawa told the National Assembly last week that they were engaging Treasury in an effort to clear the debt that has compromised the smooth running of the institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Youths Bash Opposition Rivals, Erect Mock Grave

[New Zimbabwe] SCORES of Zanu PF youths in Harare’s Mbare high density suburb on Monday went on a rampage as they beat up MDC-T supporters and burnt down property in the process.

[New Zimbabwe] SCORES of Zanu PF youths in Harare's Mbare high density suburb on Monday went on a rampage as they beat up MDC-T supporters and burnt down property in the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Henri Van Breda’s Axe Murder Case – Media Coverage Debated While Trial Postponed

[Daily Maverick] This week, the case of one of South Africa’s most gruesome family murders finally reached the Western Cape High Court – though not for long. In the dock is 21-year-old Henri van Breda, potential heir of a vast family fortune, accused o…

[Daily Maverick] This week, the case of one of South Africa's most gruesome family murders finally reached the Western Cape High Court - though not for long. In the dock is 21-year-old Henri van Breda, potential heir of a vast family fortune, accused of the murder of his parents and older brother, and the attempted murder of his surviving sister Marli. It took police almost 18 months to get a case against Van Breda together, but those impatient for justice will have to wait a little longer. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa