Untapped Global and Asaak Partner to Finance 2,000+ Motorbikes in Uganda

Partnership expands financing options for African entrepreneurs through Smart Asset Financing™ KAMPALA, Uganda, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Untapped Global, an innovative investment company focused on emerging markets, announced today a scale up of its partnership with Asaak, a financial services provider to unbanked Ugandan entrepreneurs, to provide financing for over 2,000 motorcycles over the next 12 […]

FAO Food Price Index rises in November

Rome -The barometer of food commodity prices in international markets rose for the fourth consecutive month in November, led by strong demand for wheat and dairy products, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 134.4 points in the month, its highest level since June 2011 and 1.2 […]

Regional Meeting Conducted To Review Of Status Of Community Animal Health Workers (CAHW)/ Community Disease Reporters In IGAD Region

(Naivasha, Kenya): In the IGAD region, countries such as Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and Uganda recognize the services of CAHW particularly in pastoralist setting, where we do not have adequate professionals while Kenya operate through community disease reporters (CDR)/ para-veterinarian with more elaborate training. Several localized studies on CAHW’s participation and role in animal […]

Three-Day Capacity Building Workshop Concludes With A Road Map For Enhancing Intergovernmental Relations And Systems In Somalia’s Federal Structure

(Bishoftu, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) organized a first of its kind three-day workshop on Intergovernmental Relations (IGR) and systems in Somalia. The workshop brought together senior officials of the Federal Government pf Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member States (FMS) to exchange information and learn about the concept, principles, approaches, institutionalization, benefits and […]

CREI Holds 18th In-Campus Seminar

Ethiopian Civil Service University, Center for Research in Ethics and Integrity (CREI) held its 18th In-campus Seminar on 30th November 2021, at Hidasse  Hall. The seminar was held under the theme of “Ethiopian Diplomacy and the Great Renaissance Dam: What Should We Do as Scholars?” The speaker in the seminar Ambassador Ibrahim Idris, Boundary and […]

AAU Students Get Software Development Training from ODC

Office of Industry Linkage and Technology Transfer (ILTT) of Addis Ababa University (AAU), in partnership with the Orange Digital Centre (ODC), organized practical modern software development training to AAU students at the Main Campus (Sidist Kilo) digital library of the University from November 22 to 24, 2021. According to the information from ILTT, the training […]

Ethiopian government says it retook string of towns from Tigray forces

The Ethiopian government says its forces recaptured Shewa Robit, a town some 220km (135 miles) from the capital Addis Ababa, which was claimed last week by fighters from the northern Tigray region. Government spokesman Legesse Tulu said on Wednesday Shewa Robit was among several small towns retaken by Ethiopia’s army and regional forces loyal to […]

State Department Recap: Nov. 23-Dec. 1

STATE DEPARTMENT — Here’s a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been doing the week of November 23-December 1: US-Russia-Ukraine Blinken said Wednesday that Russia appears to be planning to take military action against neighboring Ukraine. He warned Moscow of consequences if it moved forward with acts of […]