Investments & Wealth Institute and Association of Professional Fund Investors Form Strategic Alliance

Certified Investment Management Analyst® -CIMA® certification recognized as global standard for fund allocators Denver, Co, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Two associations for investment practitioners who are committed to competent and ethical practice of investment management analysis and fund allocation have formed a multi-year strategic alliance to raise the bar of professionalism, and promote […]

FreedomPay Selects Hill+Knowlton Strategies as Communications Agency of Record Amidst Global Expansion

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FreedomPay, a global leader in Next Level Commerce™ has selected Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) as its communications partner, following a competitive agency review. H+K will work with FreedomPay’s in-house marketing team to execute the global fintech leader’s national communications strategy as it continues its global expansion across 130+ countries, […]

Indigenous Peoples in Urban Areas Face Racism, Poverty, Special Rapporteur Tells Third Committee as Delegates Spotlight Efforts to Bolster Inclusion

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Director Cites Obstacles to Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice amid COVID‑19 Pandemic Indigenous peoples living in urban areas are liable to face racial discrimination, poverty and stigmatization, the United Nations expert responsible for assessing their well-being told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) today, as delegates held a […]

Restoring Biodiversity ‘Defining Challenge of Our Time’, United Nations Official Says as Second Committee Takes Up Sustainable Development

Protecting nature and biodiversity are critical not only to sustainable development, but to the future of humanity and the planet, delegates stressed as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up sustainable development and heard reports on the topic today. “Putting biodiversity on a path to recovery is the defining challenge of our time,” emphasized Elizabeth […]

AAU College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture holds Commencement

Addis Ababa University (AAU) College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture graduated 152 students at its campus found in Bishoftu /Debre Zeyit/ on the 10th of October 2021. According to the announcement by the dean of the college, Assistance Professor Hika Waktole, 97 students graduated from the institute with a bachelor’s degree, 45 master’s and 10 with […]

AAU signs Cooperative Agreement with Ethiopian Shipping Enterprise

Addis Ababa University (AAU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE) in the Office of the President of the University today, October 12, 2021. The main purpose of the agreement is to train a number of maritime transport and logistics service professionals to create a wide range […]

China’s reputation challenged by perceptions of low-quality projects and products in Ethiopia

One of the most striking elements of the discourse about China in Ethiopia is how official governmental narratives highlight the impressive scale of Chinese projects, whether major infrastructure construction of roads and railways or the import of essential goods like vaccines, phones, and clothing, while popular narratives often underline the low quality of these projects […]

Ethiopia army launches major attack on Tigray – Rebels

Ethiopia’s national army launched a ground offensive against forces from the northern region of Tigray on Monday, the war-torn region’s governing Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) said. TPLF spokesperson Getachew Reda said the army alongside allied forces from the northern Amhara region began the attack to push Tigrayan forces out of Amhara in the morning. […]