Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Jibu Announces Completion of $7 Million Series B Financing

Funds raised through impact investments will accelerate Jibu’s growth and drive social and financial returns

DENVER, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jibu, a social enterprise that has reinvented …

XCMG Opens First Direct Spare Parts Center in Africa – Consolidating Local Support

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG opened its first direct regional spare parts center (“the Center”) on January 6 in Nairobi, Kenya to serve business in East Africa. …

Project to Build Capacity of TVET Centers in E. Africa to be implemented

Addis Ababa The East African skills for transformation and regional integration project (EASTRIP) that is intended to build the capacity of technical and vocational training institutions in the region is …

News in Brief 01 February 2018

"Human cost" of conflict in South Sudan has reached "epic proportions": UNHCR chief

The "human cost" of South Sudan's long-running conflict has reached "epic proportions" with the number of refugees …

NORWAY, CANADA TO BOOST CO-OPERATION WITH ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA-- Norway and Canada have expressed interest to strengthen their multi-faceted co-operation with Ethiopia with Norway keen to boost co-operation in agriculture, education, health, migration, peace and security, and …

United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security Holds Fourteenth Consultative Meeting in Addis Ababa on 30 January

ADDIS ABABA/NEW YORK The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its fourteenth consultative meeting at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 30 …

Human cost of conflict in South Sudan has reached ‘epic proportions,’ warns UN refugee agency chief

The human cost of South Sudan's long-running conflict has reached epic proportions with the number of refugees set to rise beyond three million by the end of this year, potentially …

FAO calls for renewed commitment to get Africa back on track to eliminate hunger

Hunger-fighting initiatives in Africa need to be deepened and broadened to put the continent back on track to eliminating the scourge of undernutrition, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva today …

Relations between Ethiopia, Egypt Like “Orthodox Marriage Without Divorce”: Egyptian Ambassador

Addis Ababa Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia Abu Bakr Hefny said that the relationship between Ethiopia and Egypt must be like an Orthodox marriage without divorce.

In an exclusive interview with …

South Sudan Rebels Vow ‘Guerrilla War’ if Peace Talks Fail

South Sudan's opposition is threatening to resort to "guerrilla warfare" if peace talks in Ethiopia fail in the coming days as government forces advance on remaining rebel strongholds in the …