Monthly Archives: September 2017

Bishoftu Ready for Irrecha Festival

Bishoftu,The town of Bishoftu, 42km south-east of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is ready to host the annual Irrecha festival of the Oromo people.

Guests who wear colorful traditional …

Africa Needs to Improve Cooperation on Peace, Security

Addis Ababa, African Countries need to improve cooperation on common goals particularly peace and stability, so as to bring development, participants of a security conference said.

Decision-makers in political, military …

Bishoftu Eyes Crater Lakes to Attract Tourists

Addis Ababa, The town of Bishoftu, a resort town known for its crater lakes, aspires to become a tourist destination. The abundant trees in the town and the green vegetation …

Ethiopia Launches Survey on Impact, Status of HIV

Addis Ababa, A nationwide population-based survey on HIV the impact and status of HIV in Ethiopia launched on Saturday.

The population-based HIV impact survey (EPHIA) is led by the government …

Amid ‘Humanitarian and Human Rights Nightmare’ in Myanmar, Secretary-General Urges Full Access for Aid, Safe Return of Displaced Rohingya, End to Military Operations

National Security Adviser Refutes Ethnic Cleansing Claims as Unfounded; Bangladesh Representative Says Record Influx of Refugees ‘Untenable’

Amid an escalating crisis in northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, United Nations Secretary-General …

CGAP Launches Guide for Financial Service Providers to Better Meet the Needs of Low-Income Customers

Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CGAP today launched the Customer-Centric Guide, a web-based collection of toolkits and experiments to help financial service providers deliver products and

Amid ‘Humanitarian and Human Rights Nightmare’ in Myanmar, Secretary-General Urges Full Aid Access, Safe Return of Displaced Rohingya, End to Military Operations

Claims of Ethnic Cleansing Unfounded, National Security Adviser Refutes; Record Influx of Refugees into Bangladesh Untenable, Representative Warns

Amid an escalating crisis in northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, United Nations Secretary-General …

Amid ‘Humanitarian and Human Rights Nightmare’ in Myanmar, Secretary-General Urges Full Access for Aid, Safe Return of Displaced Rohingya, End to Military Operations

National Security Adviser Refutes Ethnic Cleansing Claims as Unfounded; Bangladesh Representative Says Record Influx of Refugees 'Untenable'

Amid an escalating crisis in northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, United Nations Secretary-General …

What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions?

Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia's information minister.

The forced relocations are the latest fallout of …

ETHIOPIA: PARTIES REQUEST DETAILS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF MIXED ELECTORAL SYSTEM

ADDIS ABABA, The national political parties who have been in negotiation requested detailed information from the ruling party, EPRDF on the implementation of mixed electoral system.

The parties requested for …