Flutterwave Enables New Europe-Africa Payment Corridors via Stellar

Stellar ecosystem expands with more efficient cross-border payment and remittance flows from Europe to Africa SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) announced that Flutterwave, a global payments technology company, has launched two new remittance corridors between Europe and Africa on the Stellar network. Working with TEMPO, Flutterwave is leveraging the […]

Unique Network Raises $11.3 Million For Next-Generation NFT Infrastructure

The first NFT chain for Polkadot and Kusama offers greater flexibility for anyone who wants to build their own gallery or video game LONDON, Oct. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Unique Network, a next generation NFT chain for Polkadot and Kusama, announced today that it has raised $11.3 million in the second round of its […]

IGAD-Sustainable Development Through Blue Economy

October 24, 2021 (ARTA, Djibouti): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has started the validation process for the national Blue Economy baseline reports of the IGAD Member States with its first workshop in this regard in Arta town of Djibouti. Representatives from various ministries of the Republic of Djibouti are attending this two-day workshop: delegates from […]

Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines Boost Ethiopia’s Inoculation Drive

The latest batch of Chinese-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, totaling 800,000 doses, arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, yesterday, giving a boost to the nation’s vaccination efforts. China has so far donated in excess of 1.8 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Ethiopia, which the Ethiopian government said, has played an important role in combating the […]

Sudan’s Apparent Coup Shakes Up Tenuous National and Regional Stability

WASHINGTON — Monday’s apparent military coup in Sudan crippled the nation’s leadership and could have sweeping regional implications, including inflaming already bitter disputes among Sudan’s neighbors, analysts say. “I would say key in today’s considerations really are questions of the ongoing conflict between Egypt and Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam,” said […]

Sudan’s PM Abdalla Hamdok, Ministers Under House Arrest

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdella Hamdok and ministers under house arrest by military force. The military force reportedly surrounded the Prime Minister’s resident and put him under arrest today. Other civilian officials taken into custody include Industry Minister Ibrahim al-Sheikh, and the governor of Sudan’s capital Khartoum, Ayman Khalid, family sources told Al Jazeera. Information Minister […]

Sudan’s Prime Minister Hamdock Officially Arrested

The Prime Minister of Sudan Abdallah Hamdok officially arrested and has been taken to an unknown location. He sent out a message that the opposition protest in a peaceful manner. Most of the civil ministers and members of the party have also been arrested. There is no official notice from the Sudan military. According to […]

Ethiopian, UNHCR Vow to Strengthen Cooperation

Ethiopia and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have vowed to strengthen their cooperation, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen received the credentials of  the UNHCR Representative in Ethiopia, Mamadou Dian Balde. During the occasion the two sides vowed to strengthen cooperation. They have also […]