Jan 13th, 2013
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — The Ethiopian government wants a uniform health evaluation process to be introduced in all of Africa to help reduce child deaths. The idea will be recommended during an upcoming African Child Survival Conference. One goal of the United Nation’s millennium development pro...
May 6th, 2012
Her bare feet coated with mud, Sabena Gitau trudged down the rain-sodden hillside to her banana plantation, machete in hand. She chose and cut several giant bunches of bananas, which she strapped to a motorbike to be taken to nearby Saba Saba town, 77km north of Nairobi, to be weighed, graded and sol...
In East Africa
Feb 1st, 2012
The Honorable Barak Obama President of the United States of America The White House Washington, D. C. Mister President: Ethiopia is deemed to be an ‘important regional security partner’ by the US government and is one of theOPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA AND DONOR COUNTRIES largest recipients of US a...
In Press Releases
Dec 14th, 2011
WASHINGTON, December 14, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Special Briefing Rajiv Shah USAID Administrator Princeton Lyman Special Envoy for Sudan Washington, DC December 13, 2011 MODERATOR: MS. NULAND: Good afternoon, everybody. We are delighted today to have a special briefing for you ...
Dec 14th, 2011
South Sudan makes its debut for western oil companies, aid organizations and agribusiness this week at a U.S.-backed conference aimed at setting Africa’s newest country on the path to economic development after decades of poverty and conflict. South Sudan President Salva Kiir will lead the offi...