East Africa

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  • Africa: Nationals of Kenya, Liberia, Guinea Face Trafficking Trial in U.S. January 26, 2021
    [DOJ] Indictment Alleges Conspiracy to Smuggle at Least 190 Kilograms of Rhinoceros Horns and at Least 10 Tons of Elephant Ivory Valued at More Than $7 Million
  • Kenya: Poacher and Drug Trafficker Mansour Extradited to the U.S. January 26, 2021
    [Nation] Infamous ivory, rhinoceros horn poacher and drug trafficker Abubakar Mansur Mohammed Surur alias Mansour was extradited from Kenya to New York over the weekend, coming just months after he was arrested at Moi International airport.
  • Ethiopia: Local App Joins CBE to Digitise Agriculture January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] The partnership between Lersha and CBE Birr, which has five million users spread across the nation, aims to encourage the digitisation of the rural community, financial literacy and inclusion for smallholder farmers, as well as ease deposit mobilisation.
  • Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom Hires Business Valuator January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] "We couldn't fully achieve our plan due to the crisis in the northern part of the country," said Frehiwot.
  • Ethiopia: Famine - Terrible Hole in Country's Conscience January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] The last time the ugly prospect of mass starvation stuck out its head, drought affected at least 20 million people across the country in 2015. Ethiopia was better prepared than at any time before in its history. Catastrophic outcomes were averted, with Ethiopia's own resources paying more than half of the funds required […]

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Centeral Africa

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  • Angola: UAE to Invest U.S.$190 Million in Port of Luanda January 26, 2021
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- One hundred and ninety million US dollars will be invested, in the next twenty years, by the DP World Ltd company from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the exploration, development, modernization and expansion of the multi-purpose terminal of the Port of Luanda, in the Angolan capital.
  • Central African Republic: Govt Sends Bangui War Crimes Suspect for Trial January 26, 2021
    [ICC] The Hague -- Today, 24 January 2021, Mr Mahamat Said Abdel Kani, also known as "Mahamat Said Abdel Kain" and "Mahamat Saïd Abdelkani" ("Mr Said"), was surrendered to the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court") by the authorities of the Central African Republic ("CAR") on account of an ICC warrant of arrest issued […]
  • Angola: Angolan President Addresses Cooperation With U.S. Diplomat January 26, 2021
    [ANGOP] Luanda -- President João Lourenço addressed last Monday, with the US ambassador, Nina Fite, issues relating to the cooperation between the two countries, during an audience granted to the North American diplomat.
  • Rwanda: Trial of 'Hotel Rwanda' Hero Rusesabagina Adjourned to February January 26, 2021
    [East African] A Rwandan court has adjourned the trial of "Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina after his lawyers failed to meet him to discuss his case, officials say.
  • Rwanda: Rwandans Tipped On Heroism in Fight Against Covid-19 January 26, 2021
    [New Times] Rwandan have been urged to demonstrate heroic values and avoid to undermine the effort by frontline workers' in the ongoing battle against Covid-19 pandemic that is ravaging the world.

Ethiopia

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  • Local App Joins CBE to Digitise Agriculture January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] The partnership between Lersha and CBE Birr, which has five million users spread across the nation, aims to encourage the digitisation of the rural community, financial literacy and inclusion for smallholder farmers, as well as ease deposit mobilisation.
  • Ethio Telecom Hires Business Valuator January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] "We couldn't fully achieve our plan due to the crisis in the northern part of the country," said Frehiwot.
  • Education System Can Do With Less Whip Cracking Yanetas January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] Teachers find children at their most formative. More than the books and tools with which to teach, it is instructors that are better positioned to make the learning process exciting, writes Tadesse Tsegaye (seetadnow@gmail.com), a polyglot with experience in multicultural-cum-institutional settings in resources management.
  • Deloitte to Map Out Awash Insurance's Strategic Plan January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] Awash Insurance Company (AIC) has come to an agreement with Deloitte East Africa for the latter to design a 10-year strategic plan and a 10-year performance road map dubbed "Transforming Awash Insurance - Vision 2030". Awash is the first insurance firm to hire a foreign consultant.
  • Ministry Vitiates Oil Importer's Trade Name January 26, 2021
    [Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Trade & Industry has ordered the cancellation of Muleg Oil Importer's trade name. The company has been in a dispute with Mullege Plc, the nation's fifth-largest coffee exporter, for three years over the trade name.