Kenya’s Minister of State for Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands launched a book on February 13 exploring the challenges and lucrative opportunities existing in pastoralism. The book ‘Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins’ seeks to demystify commonplace myths that the practice is not sustainable or profitable.
Ethiopia’s main, state-owned printing company has directed newspaper publishers to censor any content that may draw government prosecution under the country’s antiterrorism law or face cancellation of their printing contracts, according to local journalists and news reports.
“Think about the main priorities for Africa’s regional integration” is the aim of the Conference titled Africa: 54 Countries, One Union, that took place on May 3rd in the New Conference Center of the African Union, with the attendance of high level officials from Africa, Europe and many international organizations.
World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) will be celebrated today, Thursday 3rd May 2012 under the theme: “New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies”.
Fluoride is essential for healthy tooth enamel development, but consuming too much of it can damage enamel and bones, particularly in children between the ages of 3 months and 8 years.
Increased intake of dietary calcium may be key to addressing widespread dental health problems faced by millions of rural residents in Ethiopia’s remote, poverty-stricken Main Rift Valley, according to a new Duke University-led study.
The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), ranked among the world’s Top 10 leadership education providers by the Financial Times and BusinessWeek, launches its first Africa office on May 10 2012 at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Addis Ababa.
The idea behind the Ethiopia Investment Summit 2012 is to help foreign investors understand this newly emerging giant of an African economy.
The last decade has shown that in the race to claim the 21st century, Africa will give Asia and a rising Latin America a run for its money. With a population of 85 million, Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa and one of the largest unexplored markets in the world.
The nineteenth session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) kicked off Monday 26 March 2012 at the headquarters of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
A meeting on the Labor Market Information System (LMIS) project is being held at the African Union. This two day meeting aims at discussing the operationalization of the Action Plan (Technical and Financial) of the LMIS project, and the strategy for resources mobilization to implement the Action Plan for the production of harmonized statistics on employment and labor (October 2011).