Monthly Archives: October 2014

#WEWANTCHANGE: Five issues, five voices

IPI launches campaign highlighting challenges to press freedom worldwide VIENNA, Oct 30, 2014 – Criminal defamation laws, the imprisonment of journalists, violent attacks on journalists, endemic impunity for such crimes and a spate of emerging restrictions on digital journalism are

SUDANESE FOREIGN MINISTERS RECEIVES CALLS FROM US, ETHIOPIAN COUNTERPARTS

KHARTOUM.Oct 31 — Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti has discussed with United States Secretary of State John Kerry ways to push forward relations between the two countries. Their discussion took place when Karti received a telephone call Thursday from

ETHIOPIAN PM CALLS ON INDIAN INVESTORS TO STEP UP INVESTMENTS IN ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA, Oct 31–Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile-Mariam Dessalegn has called upon Indian business people to increase their participation in the Ethiopian ecnonomy, which has started to catch the eyes of top brand companies. India is among the leading countries in

HEINEKEN majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plc and Consolidated Breweries plc issue notice of Extraordinary General Meeting regarding Scheme of Merger

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Knowledgebylanes) — Heineken N.V.’s (EURONEXT: HEIA; OTCQX: HEINY) (‘HEINEKEN’) majority owned Nigerian subsidiaries Consolidated Breweries plc and Nigerian Breweries plc have today sent notices of Extraordinary General Meetings to be held on 4

ETHIOPIA CAN BE AMONG TOP AFRICAN TOURIST DESTINATIONS, SAYS IGAD

ADDIS ABABA, Oct 30– Ethiopia can be one of the top five tourist destination countries in Africa if it properly implements its Sustainable Tourism Master Plan which is being formulated to boost the sector, says the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development

UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA BECOMES ITS THIRD LARGEST STATION AFTER NEW YORK, GENEVA

ADDIS ABABA, Oct 29 – The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has become the third largest UN duty station after New York and Geneva in terms of building portfolio, with the inauguration of a new office facility for

Foreign Minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Visits Kuwait Over the Weekend

Foreign Minister, Dr. Tedros Adhanom, led an Ethiopian delegation including the Ministers of Finance and Agriculture to Kuwait over the weekend. Dr. Tedros delivered the “Food Security Project Proposal” from Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah,

Prime Minister Hailemariam and UN Secretary-General Inaugurate UN’s New Office Facility in Addis Ababa

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon officially inaugurated the United Nations’ New Office Facility (NOF) in Addis Ababa at the ECA Compound on Tuesday (October 28). The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Foreign Minister, Dr. Tedros