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 clothes are arriving at the town for Sunday's thanksgiving fes...

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 and business realms; security pra...

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 around the lakes make Bishoftu an ideal resort for

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 of Ethiopia through the Federal Ministry of Health and Public...

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 today urged its Government to end military operations, allow unfettered access

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 services that better meet the needs of low-income customers. The number of

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 today urged its Government to end military operations, allow unfettered access

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 today urged its Government to end military operations, allow unfettered access