Monthly Archives: June 2016

USAID Transitions National AIDS Resource Center Hotline Counseling Services to the Government of Ethiopia

USAID and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs joined the Ministry of Health today to transition critical components of USAID's Health Communication Capacity Collaborative project to the Government of Ethiopia. Led by Johns Hopkins, project activities included the

Meeting of States Parties Elects 9 Members to Child Rights Committee in Secret Balloting, Appoints Chairperson by Acclamation

The sixteenth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of the Child elected nine members to four-year terms on the related United Nations Committee, while appointing Muhammad Anshor (Indonesia) as its Chairperson.Elected by secret ball...

FACT SHEET: White House Launches a Call to Action for Private Sector Engagement on the Global Refugee Crisis

Today the White House is announcing a Call to Action for the U.S. private sector to stand with the Administration and make new, measurable and significant commitments that will have a durable impact on refugees residing in countries on the

Ethiopia: News – At Least Four People Killed in Addis Abeba Following Confrontations Between Citizens and the Police

Two police officers, one civil servant and one local resident were killed yesterday in Addis Abeba in an area known to the locals as Hanna Furi, several eyewitnesses said. Administratively designated as Nefas Silk Lafto Kifle Ketema, the area is

Europe tries to buy its way out of the migration crisis

This week's European Council meeting was dominated by reactions to Britain's referendum result, but on Tuesday EU leaders took a decision that has far-reaching consequences for people forced or wishing to migrate from more than a dozen countries in Afr...

Rendeavour agrandit le développement de la Lekki Free Trade Zone

Le PPP avec le gouvernement étatique de Lagos développera un complexe urbain de 1000 hectares LAGOS, Nigéria, 29 juin 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Rendeavour et le gouvernement étatique de Lagos (Lagos State Government), représenté par Lekki Worldwide Investments Limited, ont annoncé une

Rendeavour extends Lekki Free Trade Zone development

PPP with Lagos State Government will develop 1,000-hectare urban development LAGOS, Nigeria, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Rendeavour and Lagos State Government, represented by Lekki Worldwide Investments Limited, have announced an expansion of Rendeavour’s urban development project in the Lekki Free

Nigeria: Govt to Replicate Ethiopia Experience in Simple Planning Process

Sen. Udoma Udo-Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning says the Federal Government will adopt simple planning process to achieve inclusive growth and development in the country.Udo-Udoma said this when he was fielding questions from some partic...