Monthly Archives: October 2016

INTERVIEW: Female peacekeepers connect better with women and children – UNISFA Deputy Force Commander

31 October 2016 – 16 years ago today, the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution (S/RES/1325) on women, peace and security, which has since come to be famously associated with …

500+ Convene in Côte d’Ivoire for Focus on Sustainability at World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting

$12 Million in New Funding Announced for Farmer Support Programs; Call to Action on Regional Threat Posed by Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — …

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES INAUGURATES NEW IN-FLIGHT CATERING CENTRE, AFRICA’S LARGEST

Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated its new, state-of-the-art in-flight catering facility which is the lathest in Africa and which will significantly enhance its capacity of offering a wide variety menu of …

SUDAN REITERATES ITS VERY CLEAR POSITION ON ETHIPIAN DAM PROJECT

Sudan says its position on the huge Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project on the Blue Nile River, not far from the border between the two countries has been very …

Ethiopian Unrest Hits Country’s Tourism Industry

Ethiopia's tourism sector is suffering. The impact of a year of violent protests and state of emergency has led to a decline in tourists visiting the country. Ethiopia had been …

General Assembly elects 14 members to UN Human Rights Council

The General Assembly today elected, by secret ballot, 14 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for the promotion and protection of all human …

INQUIRY BOARD URGED TO ENSURE ETHIOPIAN EMERGENCY RULE STICKS TO INTENDED AIMS

The Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HPR), the lower chamber of the Ethiopian Parliament, has called on the Inquiry Board set up to monitor the State of Emergency …

TWO TURBINES AT ETHIOPIA’S GERD PROJECT GEARING UP FOR EARLY POWER GENERATION

Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC), the main contractor for the giant Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) being built on the Blue Nile River, has announced that two out of three …