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    Ethiopia to announce the librailization plan of Telecom next week, government officals.

    (Reuters) – Ethiopia is aiming to award telco licenses to multinational mobile companies by the end of the year, ending a state monopoly and opening up one of the world’s last major closed telecoms markets, three people with direct knowledge of the process said. Ethiopia’s telecoms industry is considered the big prize in a push […]

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    East Africa continues to outperform the rest of the content in GDP growth .

    UNECA 2019 partial ECONOMIC REPORT ON AFRICA Africa’s real GDP growth is projected to increase marginally, from 3.2 per cent in 2018 to 3.4 per cent in 2019, before rising to 3.7 per cent in 2020. These forecasts are revised upwards from last year’s to reflect rising private consumption, rising and sustained public investment, higher […]

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    Sharing your favorite food with the world isn’t easy. Ask Ethiopia.

    The Christian science Monitor Teff grain is a staple in Ethiopia, used in the spongy injera bread now enjoyed around the world. But its global rise comes with challenges. By Ryan Lenora Brown, An employee piles each injera on top of another at Mama Fresh injera factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Just before midnight every night, […]

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    Africa’s Wind Project Pipeline Grows to 18GW

    Green Tech Media, by Sohaib Malik The wind industry has been slow to take off in Africa. Developers commissioned projects in only four African markets in 2018. However, the policy inconsistency that has held the market back in previous years is beginning to change. The continent’s wind project pipeline stands at 18 gigawatts as of […]

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    Zimbabwe will reintroduce its own currency before the end of the year. President Mnangagwa

    The Herald Atthe height of our financial hiatus in 2009, Zimbabwe adopted a multi-currency basket, effectively ending the conventional ownership and exclusive use of its own currency, the Zimbabwe dollar. The multi-currency regime, which included the US dollar,rand, the British pound and pula, among others, was a policy measure to address the hyper-inflationary environment experienced […]

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    Sudan opposition group and Transitional Military Council accepted Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as a mediator

    Sudan‘s main alliance of opposition groups and protesters says it accepts Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as a mediator in their political deadlock with the Transitional Military Council (TMC) under certain conditions. Among opposition demands are that the TMC take responsibility for the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in on Monday, an international investigation into […]

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    Ethiopia looks to young technocrats to lead ambitious reform drive

    Financial Times, by Tom Wilson in Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has broken with tradition in Ethiopia by appointing young technocrats with international experience to important economic jobs as he seeks to turn the country’s tightly controlled, state-led economy into a competitive free market powered by private capital.  New generation with international experience appointed to […]

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    Africa Hotel Investment Forum will take place in the coming September at the Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia.

    Breaking Trarvel News, The agenda for the Africa Hotel Investment Forum has been also released. The event will take place at the Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia, on September 23rd-25th. Among an impressive line-up of speakers will be Olivier Granet, chief executive, Kasada Capital Management, the new billion-dollar, sub-Saharan investment fund, the first and biggest of its […]

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  • Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Father Passed Away June 17, 2019
    [Addis Standard] Addis Standard tweeted: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's father, Ahmed Ali, has passed away today, FBC quoted Agaro Wereda communications bureau as saying. Agaro wereda is located, in Jimma Zone, Oromia regional state in south-western Ethiopia.
  • Uganda: Minister Wants Yoga Taught in Schools June 17, 2019
    [Monitor] Kampala -The State minister for Primary Education, Ms Rosemary Seninde, has asked Physical Education teachers in schools to learn Yoga and teach it to students for their physical and mental health benefit.
  • Uganda: WFP, Government Sued Over Contaminated Food June 17, 2019
    [Monitor] Kampala -An anti-counterfeit body has petitioned court to declare that the supply of contaminated food by World Food Programme (WFP) to the people of Karamoja violated international standards.
  • Africa: U.S. African Policy's Lost 'Dynamics' June 17, 2019
    [Deutsche Welle] At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong.
  • Sudan: Bashir Seen In Armed Convoy June 17, 2019
    [RFI] Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was seen in public on Sunday, his first appearance since being ousted in April, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office to face charges of alleged corruption.

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South Africa

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  • Board of Inquiry to Look Into 'Shooting Incident' At Mozambique Border June 17, 2019
    [News24Wire] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says a board of inquiry will investigate a 'shooting incident' between SANDF soldiers and Mozambican border police.
  • Foskor Employee Who Fell From 6th Floor to Be Buried June 17, 2019
    [News24Wire] An employee who plummeted to his death from the sixth floor of Foskor's concentration plant in Richards Bay is expected to be buried in KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has confirmed.
  • Township Basketball Teams Celebrate Youth Day At the CTICC June 17, 2019
    [GroundUp] About 800 youngsters celebrated Youth Day with a basketball tournament at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament kicked off on 16 June with township clubs including Delft Umoja, African Grassroot Hoops, City Mountain, Cape Waves from Nyanga and Nyanga rebels. A few teams also came from […]
  • This Youth Day, Young People Are Demanding Climate Justice June 17, 2019
    [Daily Maverick] 'Why study for a future that I won't have?' That was the pointed question put forward by a teenager skipping school to protest against inaction on climate change. She was not alone in questioning what her future would look like if we failed to act. Across the country, in the build-up to Youth […]
  • Cold Reality for Evicted Family Living On Side of Road June 17, 2019
    [News24Wire] In the heart of winter, a Western Cape family continues to brave the elements, sleeping in a tent on the side of a street in Paarl after being evicted from their home across the road.

North Africa

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Centeral Africa

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  • Africa: U.S. African Policy's Lost 'Dynamics' June 17, 2019
    [Deutsche Welle] At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong.
  • Sudan: Bashir Seen In Armed Convoy June 17, 2019
    [RFI] Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was seen in public on Sunday, his first appearance since being ousted in April, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office to face charges of alleged corruption.
  • South Africa: Mandela Foundation Seeks Meeting with Zindzi Mandela Over 'Land Thieves' Tweets June 17, 2019
    [allAfrica] Cape Town -The Nelson Mandela Foundation has called for a meeting with South Africa's ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela after she she posted several tweets about land that sparked outrage, The Citizen reports. Luzuko Koti, communications director at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, said the organisation was seeking a meeting with Mandela, adding: "We will […]
  • Mali: Envoys Despise Genocidal Killings June 17, 2019
    [CAJ News] Bamako -United Nations (UN) envoys have condemned the mass killing of women and children during ethnic murders in Mali earlier this week.
  • Sudan: Saudi Leader Weighs In On Sudan June 17, 2019
    [SNA] Al-Riyadh -The Crown Prince of of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed bin Salman has underlined that Sudan' security and stability concern the Saudi Arabia greatly.

Ethiopia

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