Madison Realty Capital Raises More Than $2 Billion For Madison Realty Capital Debt Fund V

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital (“Madison”) today announced the final close of Madison Realty Capital Debt Fund V LP (“Fund V”), raising $2.08 billion in equity commitments, exceeding the fund’s $1.75 billion target. Fund V received significant support from existing investors as approximately 70% of the institutional LPs in […]

Following EFSA Ban of Food Additive Titanium Dioxide (TiO2), Blue California Launches Clean-label Food Grade Whitening Agents as Alternatives

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Jan. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following food authority EFSA’s ban of food additive titanium dioxide (TiO2), Blue California, the producer of natural science-based ingredients, launched novel food-grade whitening agents as a clean-label alternative to replacing potential health risk white colorant titanium dioxide. “Brands that seek to replace the titanium dioxide […]

Dozens killed in airstrike on camp for displaced people in Tigray, Ethiopia

At least 56 people have been killed and 30 more wounded in an airstrike targeting a camp for civilians displaced by the brutal conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. This latest airstrike brings the total number of civilian casualties from explosive weapon use recorded by AOAV in Ethiopia to 397 (146 killed, 251 injured), since the conflict […]

Africans Urged To Fight Against Neocolonialism

Africans must stand together to fight against those who have been engaged in activities to create a new form of colonialism in the continent, a South African Pan-Africanists has urged. South Soweto Youth Leader Lontata Lax, and a Ghanaian Model, Seter Abra Norgebe have delivered speech at an art evening held in Addis Ababa last […]

IOM Northern Ethiopia response: 20 – 31 December 2021

IOM’s multi-sectoral response in northern Ethiopia was initiated in November 2020, with quick actions taken to support conflict-affected populations in collective displacement sites and host communities. Since then, IOM has significantly scaled up its response in Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions and provided over 1,173,600 instances of multisectoral assistance to people in need in 2021. […]

Ethiopia’s Ambassador Calls upon UN-Habitat to Support Rehabilitation, Reconstruction Efforts

Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Kenya, Meles Alem, on Monday discussed with Acting Director of United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) Africa Office, Oumar Sylla. During the occasion, the Ambassador and Sylla exchanged ideas on the major of cooperation between the Government of Ethiopia and UN-Habitat such as sustainable solid waste management, institutional coordination in the urban […]

American Professor Calls on Ethiopian Diaspora Influence USA to Change Wrong Stance on Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Diaspora should influence the US government to change its wrong stance on Ethiopia, the Ethiopian-born American Professor Abate said. In an exclusive interview with, Texas Southern University Professor Abate Tadesse said though the Biden Administration clearly understands what is going on in Ethiopia its stance on  the country is based on a  predetermined […]