27.6 C
Accra
Friday, February 21, 2020
Business24
Home Tags Addis Ababa

Tag: Addis Ababa

Michael Pompeo

U.S. secretary of state commends Ethiopia’s ongoing reforms

0
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has emphasized his country's support for the ongoing socioeconomic reforms in Ethiopia. Pompeo, who is in...
Members of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council attend a meeting in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Tuesday hailed the latest meeting of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit and opposition group leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

East African bloc welcomes South Sudan’s decision to reduce to ten states

0
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African bloc, on Tuesday welcomed the recent decision by the South Sudan's government to reduce states...
locust

Desert locust situation “extremely alarming” in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia

0
Widespread desert locust infestations and a new generation of breeding has continued threatening food security and livelihoods in the region as the situation remains...
Prison

Ethiopia pardons 1,270 prisoners in 6 months period

0
The Ethiopia Federal Attorney General Office (FAGO) on Sunday disclosed it has pardoned 1,270 prisoners in the first six months period of the current...
African Union (AU)

Africa pledges to enhance women empowerment

0
The African Union (AU) has expressed its commitment to driving efforts and support toward African women so that they can benefit from the effective...
education

Ethiopian crisis-affected children to receive US$165 million support

0
Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a global fund dedicated to education in emergencies on Friday announced a three year, 165 million U.S. dollars initiative to...
UNHCR

UNHCR hails Ethiopia’s ratification of Kampala Convention on refugees

0
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday hailed Ethiopia's ratification of the Kampala Convention on refugees. The Ethiopian parliament...
cholera

Latest cholera outbreak kills 76 in Ethiopia

0
The Ethiopia Public Health Institute (EPHI) said on Saturday that a nationwide cholera outbreak has killed 76 people. The latest cholera outbreak...
Burkina Faso soldier stands guard at the village of Gorgadji in the Sahel region

AU, UN vow to intensify partnership on peace and security in Africa

0
The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security has vowed to intensify partnership in peace and security on the African continent. In...
Unrest in central Ethiopia

Ethiopian parliament ratifies law criminalizing hate speech, disinformation

0
The Ethiopian House of Peoples Representative (HoPR), the lower house of the Ethiopian parliament, on Thursday ratified a new law that criminalized hate speech...
locust

UN warns increasing desert locust in east Africa, calls for concerted efforts

0
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned that the desert locust breeding has continued in the Horn of Africa (HoA), causing locusts...
Participants attend the 36th ordinary session of the executive council of the African Union Commission which in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Feb. 6, 2020. The 36th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, which comprises ministers of the 55-member pan-African bloc, opened on Thursday in the framework of the 33rd AU summit at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Optimism grows on Africa’s security situation as continent embarks on “Silencing Guns”

0
by Habtamu Worku and Wang Shoubao Only few could be more excited than Young Nial, a South Sudanese refugee currently residing in Ethiopia, as the...
African Union (AU)

Optimism grows on Africa’s security situation as continent embarks on “Silencing Guns”

0
Only few could be more excited than Young Nial, a South Sudanese refugee currently residing in Ethiopia, as the African continent embarks on "Silencing...
Participants attend the 36th ordinary session of the executive council of the African Union Commission which in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Feb. 6, 2020. The 36th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, which comprises ministers of the 55-member pan-African bloc, opened on Thursday in the framework of the 33rd AU summit at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

12 African leaders reiterate resolve toward preserving African arts

0
Twelve African heads of state have reiterated continental resolve in promoting African arts, culture and heritage to preserve Africa's own identity and drive development...
professor patrick och otieno-lumumba

Experts and policymakers urge enabling policies to drive Africa’s development

0
African experts and policymakers attending the Africa Business Forum have emphasized that African countries can achieve "exponential" economic growth with good governance and creation...
Akufo-addo--cyril-ramaphosa

Ghanaian president named AU’s financial institutions champion

0
Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has vowed to help the African continent towards effectively harnessing African financial institutions as he was named Champion...
maglev train

AU to implement first cross-border high-speed train projects

0
The African Union (AU) is preparing to implement two cross-border high-speed train projects, the first infrastructure projects of its kind, the AU's Commissioner for...
Participants attend the 36th ordinary session of the executive council of the African Union Commission which in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Feb. 6, 2020. The 36th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, which comprises ministers of the 55-member pan-African bloc, opened on Thursday in the framework of the 33rd AU summit at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Launch of multi-million USD initiative to benefit African women

0
African leaders are putting women at the front of efforts to drive the continent's economic growth through the launch of a women-empowerment initiative, dubbed...
Central Africa Peace Process

AU expresses optimism on Central Africa Peace Process

0
The African Union on Monday expressed optimism the ongoing peace process in the Central Africa Republic (CAR) will lead to sustainable peace. ...
African refugees and asylum-seekers who have been living in Libya's detention centers read booklets from the government of Rwanda and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Kigali, Rwanda on Oct. 10, 2019. Rwanda late Thursday received 123 African refugees and asylum-seekers who have been living in Libya's detention centers. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

48,000 African migrants stranded in war-torn Libya return home – AU

0
African Union (AU) Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira El Fadil has said the AU has facilitated the return home of 48,000 African migrants stranded...
poverty children

UN chief urges African leaders to tackle uneven progress on eradicating poverty, exclusion

0
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that progress remains slow and uneven in Africa's efforts to eradicate poverty and end exclusion. ...
unknown gunman

AU official says objective of “Silencing the Guns” in Africa achievable

0
Looking at the achievements made in promoting peace and security in Africa, the objective of silencing the guns and ending wars across the continent...
sanctions

AU calls for lifting of U.S. sanctions on Sudan

0
The African Union (AU) on Monday called on the U.S. to lift decades old sanctions on Sudan. "We remain very concerned about...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

AU eyes engagement in tourism sector as transformative tool for Africa

0
The African Union (AU) is eyeing the tourism sector as a trans-formative tool for Africa's economic development, an AU official said on Monday. ...
Africa Infrastructure

AU to embark on 2nd phase of infrastructure program with increased implementation budget

0
The African Union (AU) has announced that it would embark on the second phase of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) which...
Mapping Africa

UNECA chief says good governance vital imperative for lasting peace in Africa

0
Bad governance, the absence of women at decision-making tables and youth unemployment are some of the challenges that continue to blight Africa's quest for...
Burkina Faso soldier stands guard at the village of Gorgadji in the Sahel region

AU says concerned by increasing sophistication of terror groups in Sahel region

0
The African Union (AU) on Monday expressed concern over the increasing sophistication of terror groups in the Sahel region. "In Sahel, the...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

AU official says optimistic South Sudanese factions will set up transitional government before new...

0
A senior African Union (AU) Commission official on Monday expressed optimism that South Sudanese factions would establish a transitional government before a new, extended...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

AU urges end to external interference, enforcement of UN arms embargo,on Libya

0
The African Union (AU) on Monday called for an end to external interference and enforcement of United Nations arms embargo on war-ravaged Libya. ...
Afcfta Logo

Infrastructure development crucial to AfCFTA success – Cyril Ramaphosa

0
Developing a robust infrastructure is crucial to make the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) a success, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on...