Monthly Archives: November 2015

ETHIOPIA’S DIBABA CROWNED 2015 WORLD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 29 (NNN-ALLAFRICA) — Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia was named female IAAF World Athlete of the Year for 2015 while US’s Ashton Eaton was voted male World Athlete. Both set world records during 2015, Genzebe in the 1500m,

Senegal secures financing for power project

In order to help address growing demand for electricity in the country Senegalese government signed financing agreement with partners for 53megawatts Cap des Biches power plant. The financing agreements for the project was signed last week by Overseas Private Investment

Agreement with TechExpress Expands Ergotron Product Availability in South Africa

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire — Ergotron, a leader in the sit-stand movement and global provider of ergonomic work and lifestyle products, announces TechExpress, a distributor of IT equipment and logistic requirements in South Africa, is now offering Ergotron’s full line

Ghana could do better in manufacturing – President

President John Dramani Mahama has inaugurated the Intelligent Metering and Energy Solutions (IMES) Ghana limited, a meter assembling plant, saying Ghana could produce cables, transformers, meters, and other similar products.

He, therefore, challenged the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Association of

Ready or not – drought tests Ethiopia

Herding weary sheep up a dusty path, Hussein Boru knows he won’t find green pastures. He’s just looking for the minimum to keep his flock fed in drought-hit eastern Ethiopia.

Boru, a pastoralist from the Karrayyu Oromo ethnic group, has been

COP 21: Ready or not – drought tests Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA 27 November 2015 (IRIN) - Herding weary sheep up a dusty path, Hussein Boru knows he won’t find green pastures. He’s just looking for the minimum to keep his flock fed in drought-hit eastern Ethiopia.

ETHIOPIA, PORTUGUESE AIRLINES START CODE-SHARE ARRANGEMENT

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 26 (NNN-ENA) — TAP, Portugal’s leading airline and Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, have started code-share services for flights between the two countries. The code-share agreement includes services operated and marketed by both carriers via connecting flights

The Chairperson of the Commission Receives the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 26, 2015 The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, today, at the AU Headquarters, received the Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) for the Great Lakes Region, Ambassador