Category Archives: General News

Malawians Tear Apart Mutharika’s Honorary Degree By University of Addis Ababa

Malawians are up in arms against the University of Addis Ababa for awarding President Peter Mutharika an honorary degree because the president has diversified the economy and has fought corruption.…

Why Somaliland now needs international recognition

Since 1991, and its proclamation of independence following a civil war that resulted in about 50,000 deaths, Somaliland has existed as a de facto independent nation separate from Somalia, albeit …

Ban urges burden-sharing, solidarity to combat effects of El NiAo and mitigate climate change

The lives and livelihoods of more than 60 millions people around the world have been turned upside down by the extreme weather events linked to the El NiAo phenomenon, United …

Ethiopia: House Adopts Commission Unrest Enquiry Report

” This is not about the constitution, but failure to address problems as stipulated in the constitution”

Good governance issues, along with rent-seeking proclivities and anti-peace elements were found causes …

Ethiopia: Film Industry Booming in Quantity, Not in Quality – Study

Ethiopian film makers have been invited to take part in various international film festivals but they fail to do so as they could not meet the international criteria

Study reveals …

‘Ground Breaking’ Mobile Payments Ecosystem To Boost Financial Inclusion In South Africa

KIGALI, Rwanda, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM In keeping with the concept of ‘Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation’ at today’s World Economic Forum on Africa

Ethiopia signs $ 300 million agreement with the World Bank

Ethiopia signed $ 300 million agreement with World Bank to launch a 450 million urban safety net program. The Ethiopian Government is set to contribute the additional 150 million dollars …

Akaki Bridge closed for renovation

The busy Akaki Bridge will be out of operation for the rest of the year, after the Addis Ababa City Roads Authority (AACRA) signed a deal with IFH engineering for …

Meta Abo Brewery relaunches Meta Classic beer

Meta Abo Brewery S.C., a Diageo company, announces the launch of new, premiumised packaging for its flagship brand Meta Classic beer.

The pack has been redesigned to be more contemporary …

ETHIOPIAN GOVT READY TO STEP UP GOOD GOVERNANCE EFFORTS

ADDIS ABABA, Dec 3 (NNN-ENA) — The Ethiopian government is ready to further strengthen the efforts being exerted to overcome the lack of good governance in the country, says Prime …