Monday, May 20, 2024


Ethiopia to host first Social Enterprise World Forum

The Social Enterprise World Forum is coming to Addis Ababa for the first time. The week-long gathering is to be hosted inside the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Gender inequality behind USD 160 trillion in economic losses

Speaking at the Global Health 50/50 report launched on Thursday, Vera Songwe (PhD), executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)said that the gender inequality and gaps globally have caused an economic loss of USD 160 trillion.

Gender gap costing the world economically, said report

Launched in connection to the International Women's Day (March 8), the Global Health- GH 50/50 Report for 2019 found out that women face huge gender gaps in the social, political and economic frontiers.

Framework to enhance women’s role in peace, security in Africa 

The framework which was officially availed at UNECA compound on February 4, 2019 was said to be a main instrument to put in place Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda in the continent.

Another real-estate controversy

Fearing foreclosure on properties they bought as far back as 14 year ago, dozens of people, clients of O–LOGO PLC, a real-estate company owned by an Ethiopian-Italian, are in desperate mode and are asking for government intervention as the company that sold them their properties lost a court battle at the Civil Bench of the Federal High Court, Lideta Division on Thursday, where he tried to transfer some of its debts to a new sister company, O-LOGO Construction.