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Kyrgyzstan ministry says cargo plane crash kills 37

Daily Mail - ‎51 minutes ago‎
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing 37 people on the ground and in the plane, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

Africa-France Summit highlights terrorism, leadership crises in continent

The BRICS Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
The 27th Africa-France Summit opened in Mali on Saturday with security, climate change and economic cooperation high on the agenda.

Sudan: Obama Signs Decision Removing Economic Sanctions - ‎4 hours ago‎
Washington - The US President, Barack Obama signed on Friday Executive Order (E.O.) of January 13, 2017, "Recognizing Positive Actions by the Government of Sudan and Providing for the Revocation of Certain Sudan - Related Sanctions.

Civil servants: sole good governance partners

Walta Information Center (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
It is undeniable that the Ethiopian government and people have exerted unreserved efforts to ensure sustainable economic development and poverty alleviation.

Ethiopia Towards Sugar Development - ‎3 hours ago‎
More than sixty years elapsed since Ethiopia had become familiar with sugar industry. Though the nation has huge potential for sugar development, the number of sugar factories was so limited and the production remained to be relatively small for long.

UN Chief to attend 28th AU summit

Walta Information Center (blog) - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is going to attend the 28th Ordinary Assembly of the African Union (AU) heads of state and government which will be held here in Addis Ababa on January 30-31.

Ethiopia Participating At Vakantiebeurs Utrecht Tourism Fair - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Embassy of Ethiopia in Brussels organized an Ethiopian roadshow Tuesday at the major tourism fair Vakantiebeurs in Utrecht (The Netherlands) in collaboration with the Ethiopian Tourism Organization and Ethiopian Airlines' Benelux office.

Ethiopia: Women Strategic Center Launched - ‎2 hours ago‎
Women's Strategic Development Center has begun operation planning to ensure women's equal participation and benefit from development activities.

Ethiopia: Making Up for Skimped Over Educational Chances of Women - ‎3 hours ago‎
Throughout much of the human history of civilization, deep-seated cultural beliefs and principles allowed women only limited roles in society.

Former spy boss says the reason for not paying apartheid-era loans was a ruse

Mail & Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The former head of the country's secret service has changed his mind and now believes the government's reason for not recovering the R2.25-billion interest on the loan used to bail out Absa bank was a ruse.

School torched in Limpopo

Times LIVE - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Police on have confirmed reports of a school being torched in Tshitale outside Vuwani‚ Limpopo. Police on have confirmed reports of a school being torched in Tshitale outside Vuwani‚ Limpopo.

Lumka Oliphant says sorry for foul Facebook rant

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini's spokesperson Lumka Oliphant has taken “full responsibility” for her foul-worded rant on Facebook over the minister's sobriety.

Oxfam: Tax-dodging helps these 8 rich men own half world's wealth – Fair or foul?

BizNews - ‎3 hours ago‎
The managers at Oxfam, a charity, are no fools when it comes to garnering headlines for a cause they believe in. They have issued a press release, reminding the world that the globe's eight richest people own half the world's wealth, to coincide with ...

Sudan ceasefire extended

defenceWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sudan ceasefire extended Sudan said on Sunday it would extend a unilateral ceasefire in fighting with rebels in the country's warring regions to six months, state news agency SUNA reported.

3 Electronic Coffee Trading to be Established in Ethiopia

2merkato - Ethiopian Business Portal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Marketing Development Authority finished preparations to start electronic coffee trading in 3 cities across Ethiopia.

Djibouti-Ethiopia railway carries hope for pan-African trade

Financial Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
The sleek passenger train waiting for its inaugural journey at Djibouti's barely finished Nagad station almost stretched out of sight down the platform.

Ethiopian on-demand IT workforce platform Gebeya launching in Kenya

Disrupt Africa - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ethiopian startup Gebeya is launching its IT workplace platform, which provides practical IT training for individuals and highly qualified IT professionals to businesses and institutions, in Kenya.

You can now get a free Samsung Gear Fit 2 fitness tracker - here's how

Daily Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
FITNESS fans rejoice, losing weight doesn't have to mean losing pounds with Samsung giving away its latest fitness tracker for free.

Nintendo Switch: Hands on with Nintendo's fascinating new console - ‎41 minutes ago‎
There is something about Nintendo that brings out the excitable child in us all. The Kyoto company's commitment to video games as giddy, family-friendly escapism has seen it travel a very different path in the industry to its peers.

Google Pixel 2: what we want to see

TechRadar - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The next flagship phone(s) from Google will likely arrive later this year, but we're already thinking about what the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL may have in store for us.

Despite Attacking Prowess, Warriors Can't Outdo Desert Foxes - ‎1 hour ago‎
With a little more quality in both the attacking and defensive thirds, Zimbabwe might have pulled off the first surprise win of the 2017 African nations Cup finals on Sunday, but in the end had to settle for a 2-2 draw with fancied Algeria.

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos tells stars to forget unbeaten run and focus on Copa de Rey

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sergio Ramos believes Real Madrid have nothing to be ashamed of after losing their long unbeaten run against Sevilla, but also admits they cannot afford to dwell on the dramatic last-gasp defeat.

Simple urine test reveals just how healthy - or unhealthy - your diet really is - ‎17 hours ago‎
Scientists have developed a simple urine test that can tell you whether your diet is bad for your health. The test takes just five minutes to complete and measures biological markers in urine created by the breakdown of foods such as red meat, chicken ...

My commitment to ensuring a strong, coordinated, and global response to health emergencies

Huffington Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Minister, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia. African Union Endorsed Candidate for WHO Director-General.

Woman dies from infection resistant to all available antibiotics

New Scientist - ‎1 hour ago‎
Incurable bacteria that resist nearly all antibiotics are continuing to spread worldwide. The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that a woman who died in Washington State last August was infected with Klebsiella bacteria that was ...

This clever image shows the 12 signs of breast cancer - on lemons - ‎1 hour ago‎
A breast cancer awareness campaign using lemons to show breast cancer symptoms has gone viral. #KnowYourLemons urges women to go and see their doctor if they notice any of 12 changes to their breasts, ranging from growing veins to retracted nipples ...