Africa

Acumen Closes $58 Million Impact Fund, the First to Drive Climate Adaptation for Smallholder Farmers

The Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) seeks to build an ecosystem of agribusinesses that improve farmers’ livelihoods and build their resilience to climate change. Nairobi, Kenya, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) closed on June 30 at $58 million. This first-of-its-kind equity fund provides critical capital to support African […]

Africa

Sanaag Specialty Hospital Opens Doors In Somaliland

Hospital backed by doTERRA Healing Hands will provide sustainable, quality health care to hundreds of thousands across a remote African region PLEASANT GROVE, Utah and HARGEISA, Somaliland, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — doTERRA today announced the grand opening of Sanaag Specialty Hospital, located in Erigavo, the heart of Somaliland’s Frankincense resin harvesting region. The hospital […]

Africa

ISW Holdings Lands Significant Hosting/Mining Agreement with Global Leader Bitmain to Launch Phase One at New Georgia Cryptocurrency Mining Operation

LAS VEGAS, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — ISW Holdings, Inc. (OTC: ISWH) (“ISW Holdings” or the “Company”), a global brand management holdings company, is excited to announce the signing of a cryptocurrency mining hosting agreement (the “Agreement”) with Bitmain Technologies (“Bitmain”), the world’s leading producer of cryptocurrency mining hardware and a […]

Africa

ISW Holdings Fecha Contrato Importante de Hospedagem/Mineração com o Líder Global Bitmain para o Lançamento da Fase Um da Nova Operação de Mineração de Criptomoedas na Geórgia

LAS VEGAS, July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — A ISW Holdings, Inc. (OTC: ISWH) (“ISW Holdings” ou a “Empresa”), uma empresa global de gestão de marcas, tem o prazer de anunciar a assinatura de um contrato de hospedagem de mineração de criptomoedas (o “Contrato”) com a Bitmain Technologies (“Bitmain”), o principal produtor […]

Political News

Message from the Chief Representative

Greetings to you all. I arrived in Addis Ababa and started my assignment as the Chief Representative of JICA Ethiopia Office in January 2021. This is my second overseas assignment in Africa. I worked in the Republic of Uganda from 2002 to 2005, and during that period, I had many chances to visit its neighboring…

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Former JICA Counterpart Recognized as Top Global Educator!

Mr. Kifle Balcha, a former Addis Ababa Education Bureau Curriculum Expert and former JICA counterpart in the education sector, was recently awarded the 2020 BIC Cristal Pen Award. BIC, a leading worldwide stationary brand, launched the award to recognize and celebrate exceptional educators who are making an impact on their students and communities by inspiring…