Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Insurers Leverage New Technologies and Reinvent Business Models to Reach Underserved Consumers, Report Finds

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —┬áThe Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF), with the support of MetLife Foundation, today released a …

British Company to Build 100-million-USD Textile, Garment Factory

Addis Ababa, The British company Intrade UK Ltd. has concluded today an agreement to build a 100-million-USD textile and garment factory at Mekele Industrial Park.

The agreement is part of …

President Mulatu on Working Visit in Cuba

Addis Ababa, President Mulatu Teshome is paying an official working visit to Cuba, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He is visiting the country following the invitation of President Raul …

ETHIOPIA’S ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS ON JAN 7

ADDIS ABABA, Christians in Etjiopia, who are mainly Orthodox Christians of the Coptic Church, celebrated Christmas, or Gena as it is locally known, on Sunday.

The Ethiopian Christmas, known as …

ETHIOPIA’S ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS ON JAN 7

ADDIS ABABA, Christians in Etjiopia, who are mainly Orthodox Christians of the Coptic Church, celebrated Christmas, or Gena as it is locally known, on Sunday.

The Ethiopian Christmas, known as …

CAPACTY OF ETHIOPIAN CAPITAL’S BOLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WILL BE RAISED TP 22 MILLION PASSENGERS

ADDIS ABABA, Expansion work at Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport will be completed at the end of this year, when its passenger handling capacity will be raised from five million …

Dmitry Titov of Russian Federation Appointed to Lead Special Investigation into Attacks on Peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Dmitry Titov of the Russian Federation to lead a special investigation into recent attacks on peacekeepers and peacekeeping bases in the Beni territory …

How a Ugandan Refugee Became an American Police Shooting Statistic

On what would be the last day of his life, Alfred Olango showed up at his sister's apartment in El Cajon, California, in the morning hours. His knocking woke her …

Prime Minister Hailemariam Receives Message from President Omar Hassan al-Bashir

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has met with Sudanese Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Emad al-Din M. Adawi today.

The Chief of Staff delivered a letter from …

UN announces special probe into attacks on peacekeepers in eastern DR Congo

The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 'blue helmets' were killed and …