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Pastoralism is a goldmine if tapped book says

Pastoralism is a goldmine if tapped book says

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.

In Ethiopia, new printing directive equals pre-censorship, says CPJ

In Ethiopia, new printing directive equals pre-censorship, says CPJ

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.

Addis Ababa hosts third “Africa: 54 Countries, One Union” Conference

Addis Ababa hosts third “Africa: 54 Countries, One Union” Conference

“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.

African Union and UNESCO to Commemorate World Press Freedom Day, May 3rd

African Union and UNESCO to Commemorate World Press Freedom Day, May 3rd

World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) will be celebrated today, Thursday 3rd May 2012 under the theme: “New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies”.

In Ethiopia, water treatments not enough to combat fluorosis

In Ethiopia, water treatments not enough to combat fluorosis

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.

Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Leadership Development –CCL launches in Ethiopia

Unlocking Africa’s Potential Through Leadership Development –CCL launches in Ethiopia

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.

Ethiopia Investment Summit to showcase opportunities in the world’s 3rd fastest growing economy

Ethiopia Investment Summit to showcase opportunities in the world’s 3rd fastest growing 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.

African experts meet to discuss rights and welfare of the children

African experts meet to discuss rights and welfare of the children

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.

Mobilizations of resources for Labor Market Information System (LMIS)

Mobilizations of resources for Labor Market Information System (LMIS)

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).

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