New AACSB CEO is Academic Leader and Industry Advisor

TAMPA, Florida, April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AACSB International (AACSB) announces Caryn L. Beck-Dudley as its new president and CEO, effective June 2020. AACSB is the world’s largest business education association and celebrates more than 100 years of excellence in higher education. The organization provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and learning and development services to business schools […]

Data has gravity

Africa is facing new conversations around whether to remain on-premise or move to the cloud South Africa, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Security, risk, data loss, and legislation. These are the primary concerns listed by organisations and government institutions when asked why they are reluctant to move to the cloud. It is the perennial […]

Ethiopia: Desert locust Situation Report – Updated April 2020

Key Messages The current desert locust situation remains extremely alarming as more swarms form and mature in southern Ethiopia (Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR)) and disperse northwards in to the Somali region. Mature and young swarms are crossing from Somalia to the Somali region and Dire Dawa city. Hoppers are hatching […]

Ethiopia’s COVID-19 cases soar to 131

Addis ababa,  Ethiopia has reported one additional confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the total number of infections to 131. The Ministry said the new case was confirmed from 1408 samples tested over the last 24 hours. The confirmed case is Ethiopian residing in Bahir Dar City, Amhara Regional state without any  travel history […]

Germany Affirms 120 Mln Euros Support Package to Ethiopia

Addis ababa,   Germany has announced a support package of 120 million Euro to help Ethiopia address the negative economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Funds will support the macroeconomic stability of the country, the safeguarding of jobs in textile industry and the procurement of medical goods in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO). German Federal […]

Why the Global Debt of Poor Nations Must Be Canceled

Delaying the repayments to the Group of 20 is not enough. By Abiy Ahmed Mr. Ahmed is the prime minister of Ethiopia. April 30, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — On April 15, Group of 20 countries offered temporary relief to some of the world’s lowest-income countries by suspending debt repayments until the end of the […]

HPR Considering Postponement of Election 2020

Addis ababa,  The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) has referred the proposal of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia for the postponement of Election 2020 for further scrutiny to the pertinent standing committee. Briefing the House, National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) Chairperson Birtukan Mideksa said  that it is impossible to conduct the election as planned […]