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  • Ethiopia revokes 27 inactive mining licences in cautionary move – MINING.com

Ethiopia revokes 27 inactive mining licences in cautionary move – MINING.com

It also sends a clear message to companies holding permits in the country but not moving forward. Ethiopia, which has a mostly artisanal mining industry, is on a quest to…

St. John’s family left without house after being denied exemption to move home to Nova Scotia – CBC.ca

Rebecca Bezanson and her family had been planning a move from St. John’s back to Nova Scotia before changes to border rules left her unable to enter the province. (Brandie…

5 things to know for May 14: Covid-19, US policing, immigration, Afghanistan, Tigray – WTVA

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Premier Calls upon Voters to get registered in Remaining Hours – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 14, 2021 (Walta) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called upon unregistered citizens to use the remaining registration hours for the upcoming 6th general elections.…

Premier Abiy Calls upon Unregistered Citizens to Use Remaining Hours – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 14, 2021 (Walta) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called upon unregistered citizens to use the remaining registration hours for the upcoming 6th general elections.…

Public Trust in Social Media – Ezega

By Abel Merawi May 14, 2021 (Ezega.com) — There seems to be a global shift of information sources; a shift from the mainstream to social media. This shift brought both…

Chennai: Long lines for hospital beds have become a common sight; ambulances wait in queue – Times Now

14 MAY 2021 12:44 IST | ENGLISH | GENERAL AUDIENCE Ambulances are still waiting in long lines at government tertiary hospitals in Chennai because there aren’t enough beds. An average…

AP CM YS Jagan asks Officials To Implement COVID Measures on War Footing – Sakshi Post

Amaravati, May 13: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting on the prevailing COVID situation, oxygen supply, and vaccination, and directed the officials to set up an…

Call of Duty: Warzone update adds Rambo and Die Hard’s John McClane – Polygon

A pair of ’80s action heroes are coming to the Call of Duty franchise. John McClane and John Rambo are both heading to Call of Duty: Warzone, Black Ops Cold…

Twitter will make it easier to search your DMs, finally adds DM search to Android – The Verge

Can you imagine being able to actually search Twitter to find a conversation, instead of just scrolling through endlessly to hopefully find what you’re looking for? That could be a…

Rich countries ‘must give 1bn vaccines’ to poor – COVID-19 panel – SciDev.Net

Richer countries must provide low- and middle-income countries with at least one billion vaccine doses by September, an independent panel on COVID-19 has urged in a damning report that says…

Cardano Surges During $300 Billion Crypto Crash As Musk Eyes Sustainable Bitcoin Alternatives – Forbes

Topline While the broader cryptocurrency market plunges after billionaire Elon Musk said Tesla would no longer accept bitcoin because of its hefty environmental cost, the price of Cardano’s ada, the…

SpaceX signs deal with Google Cloud for satellite broadband – Yahoo News Australia

Elon Musk’s SpaceX announced Thursday that Google would team up with its Starlink satellite internet service to deliver cloud computing services to business customers. Under the partnership, SpaceX will place…

Galaxy A11 is the latest Samsung smartphone to get Android 11-based One UI 3.1 update – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com

A few days ago, Samsung released Android 11 for the Galaxy A02s and Galaxy A12. Now it’s the Galaxy A11 that’s getting a taste of the latest version of Android…

University of Surrey develops new app to support palliative care in Ethiopia – EurekAlert

The Ayzot app is a collaboration between Surrey, the University of Strathclyde, Hospice Ethiopia, the Federal Ministry of Health and Hello Doctor Ethiopia, an Ethiopian-based software company run by Dr…

New Canada Permanent Residence Pathway For Families Of Ethiopian, Ukraine Air Disasters – Immigration News Canada

A new pathway to Canada permanent residence for families of victims of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 plane crashes has been announced. A new…

US customs finds and destroys cow dung cakes found in baggage of Indian passenger at airport – The Independent

US customs officials have destroyed two cow dung cakes discovered in baggage left behind at an airport by an Air India passenger. The cow dung cakes were discovered at Dulles…

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday – CNBC

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow is set to extend sell-off with futures falling again Traders on…

It’s True. Everyone IS Multitasking on Their Video Calls – WIRED

The etiquette for remote work meetings is weird. You don’t have to wear pants, but allowing your eyes to dart around your screen can seem rude and disrespectful, a giveaway…

Ethio-Telecom launches money transfer service Telebirr, sees 21 mln users in 1st year – Telecompaper EN

Add comment We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review…

Too late, already bolted: how a faster WHO response could have slowed COVID-19’s spread – The Conversation AU

Urgent global action is needed to end the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for future threats, according to a new report by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response. The…

Safaricom expects return to earnings growth after pandemic hit – Reuters

A customer conducts a mobile money transfer, known as M-Pesa, at a Safaricom agent stall in downtown Nairobi, Kenya October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo Safaricom (SCOM.NR), Kenya’s biggest telecoms…

Sloppy Chelsea stand-ins leave top-four door open for Liverpool and West Ham – Goal.com

The Blues’ loss to Arsenal proved that they can’t relax in the league despite having two cup finals to look forward to in the next couple of weeks After beating…

Chelsea v Arsenal player ratings: Jorginho 3, Thiago Silva 5; Bernd Leno 8, Emile Smith Rowe, 9 – The National

CHELSEA RATINGS: Kepa Arrizabalaga, 6 – Tried to give Jorginho an option as he drifted away from his goal, only to inadvertently gift the visitors the opener as his compatriot…

CNN hires Larry Madowo as Nairobi-based Correspondent the-star.co.ke – The Star, Kenya

Larry Madowo is leaving the BBC to take up a new position with CNN as the network’s Nairobi-based correspondent. The announcement was made by Deborah Rayner, Senior Vice President of…

UK Hits Out at China, Russia, Others Over Cyberattacks; Calls for Global Cybersecurity Coalition – Gadgets 360

Britain on Wednesday hit out at countries including Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea over cyberattacks, calling for a global effort to counter online threats. Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said…

WHO declared COVID-19 emergency very late, catastrophe could have been prevented: Global expert panel – Zee News

NEW DELHI: A global panel of experts has said that the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the COVID-19 an emergency very late and the catastrophe caused by the deadly virus…

What it will take to overcome pandemic – MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) As special envoys on Covid-19 for the director-general of the World Health Organisation, we have witnessed firsthand the intensity of the suffering caused by the pandemic,…

Ethiopia makes U-turn on blocking M-Pesa bid – Business Daily

Companies Ethiopia makes U-turn on blocking M-Pesa bid Thursday May 13 2021 Safaricom headquarters on Nairobi’s Waiyaki Way. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA By BRIAN NGUGIMore by this Author Summary Mobile…

Ethiopia: A Move That Created a Revival for Shoe Factories – AllAfrica.com

The production of leather shoes in Ethiopia dates from the late 1930s when Armenian merchants founded two shoe factories in Addis Ababa. These factories nurtured a number of shoemakers, who…

Apple employees circulate petition demanding investigation into ‘misogynistic’ new hire – The Verge

A group of Apple employees has written a petition asking for an investigation into the hiring of Antonio García Martínez — a former Facebook product manager and author of the…

Brain research gets a boost from mosquitoes: New versions of light-sensitive proteins could illuminate the dark corners of our brain’s communication pathways – Science Daily

Can a protein found in a mosquito lead to a better understanding of the workings of our own brains? Prof. Ofer Yizhar and his team in the Weizmann Institute of…

Countries with poorest results in addressing COVID-19 devalued science and delayed action, say experts – Firstpost

The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response said that countries that recognised the threat of SARS-CoV-2 early, and were able to react comprehensively, fared much better than those that…

If South Africa don’t qualify, ‘you can kill me’ – new coach Broos – FRANCE 24

Issued on: 12/05/2021 – 20:04Modified: 12/05/2021 – 20:02 Advertising Read more Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) New coach Hugo Broos told South Africans on Wednesday that «you can kill» him if…

India News – LatestLY

By Sushil Batra New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Central government and Delhi Government…

Riot Games MENA breaks cultural barriers to unite gamers with the launch of Anta Al Batal a new music beat for VALORANT – Africanews English

Anta Al Batal reinforces Riot Games’ (www.RiotGames.com) commitment to regional gamers with first-of-its-kind Arabic music video; Creative Partnership with Dubai based Regional Record Label Sony Music Entertainment Middle East. Riot Games…

Ethiopian PM counts cost of mobile money restriction – Mobile World Live

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded the launch of a mobile money platform by Ethio Telecom, as he reportedly pinned the cost of not including permission to provide similar products…

UK foreign secretary calls for cooperation on cybersecurity – Columbus Telegram

{{featured_button_text}} Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks during a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not pictured, at Downing Street in London, Monday, May 3, 2021.…

UK foreign secretary calls for cooperation on cybersecurity – Martinsville Bulletin

{{featured_button_text}} Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks during a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not pictured, at Downing Street in London, Monday, May 3, 2021.…

Interactive typeface for digital text – EurekAlert

AdaptiFont has recently been presented at CHI, the leading Conference on Human Factors in Computing. Language is without doubt the most pervasive medium for exchanging knowledge between humans. However, spoken…

From 28% to 6% Positivity Rate, How Mumbai Dealt With its Massive Covid-19 Surge – The Better India

April 16 was arguably the most devastating day for India with respect to COVID-19 cases. We recorded 2,17,353 cases in a single day and people suffered due to insufficient resources…

Uganda’s President Museveni takes oath to kick off his sixth term – Al Jazeera English

The ceremony comes following the bloodiest pre-election crackdown in years and widespread allegations of irregularities. Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni has been sworn in for his sixth term as president, as police…

Breeding a better chickpea – Newswise

Newswise — May 12, 2021 – Chickpeas are a very important crop and food in India. They are used almost every day in meals and snacks. India is the largest…

Covid-19: Delhi HC Pulls Up AAP Govt, Says Delay in Indira Gandhi Hospital ‘Lethargy of the State’ – Yahoo Singapore News

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi government for not yet fully operationalising its 1,241 bedded Indira Gandhi Hospital, which presently has only 80 beds available that…

Ethiopian Muslims host largest iftar gathering – Anadolu Agency

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA/ANKARA Ethiopian Muslims on Tuesday rolled 30,000 meters of plastic sheet to host 100,000 people to break the fast on the streets of capital Addis Ababa, breaking the…

High Court pulls up Delhi govt for saying ‘operationalising Indira Gandhi Hospital not pressing issue’ – Economic Times

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi government for not yet fully operationalising its 1,241 bedded Indira Gandhi Hospital, which presently has only 80 beds available that…

UK to help vulnerable countries against Russia, China cyber threat – Reuters

A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration Britain said on Wednesday it…

‘A toxic cocktail:’ Panel delivers harsh verdict on the world’s failure to prepare for pandemic – Science Magazine

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is up for re-election next year. The panel proposes limiting future WHO heads to a single seven-year term. FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images By Kai…

Ethio Telecom launches mobile money services as new entrants miss out – Total Telecom

Ethio Telecom has now announced its first foray into the realm of mobile financial services, a sector booming across the entire African continent.  The service, named TeleBirr, will allow customers…

Experts Call for Sweeping Reforms to Prevent the Next Pandemic – The New York Times

Some countries were not even aware that the regulations existed, his group reported. Others lacked laws vital to responding to outbreaks, such as those authorizing quarantines. Changing those regulations would…

Long-serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni takes oath of office – The East African

By The EastAfrican Uganda’s longest-serving President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in on Wednesday for his sixth-elective term of office at Kololo Independence Grounds. Mr Museveni, who has ruled Uganda since 1986,…

Amb Yibeltal Discuses With Finance Minister of Sudan – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 12, 2021 (Walta) – Yibeltal Aemero, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Republic of Sudan held discussions…

Dozens of Ethiopian UN peacekeepers seek asylum in Sudan – Middle East Monitor

A source in the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Sudan) and official media said that 35 Ethiopian peacekeepers of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) were…

Operational licence can be given to 150-bed closed hospital: Delhi govt to High Court – India TV News

Image Source : PTI Operational licence can be given to 150-bed closed hospital: Delhi govt to High Court The Delhi government has told the Delhi High Court that an operational…

Breeding a better chickpea – Mirage News

Genomics research helps develop high-yielding, drought tolerant lines of chickpea May 12, 2021 – Chickpeas are a very important crop and food in India. They are used almost every day…

DR Congo, Ethiopia leaders seek way out of dam impasse DR Congo, Ethiopia leaders seek way – Anadolu Agency

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Leaders of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia on Tuesday held talks on Tuesday on the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project DR Congo President Felix…

Phenotypic and Molecular Characterization of Penicillin and Macrolide- | IDR – Dove Medical Press

Introduction Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) still remains the major cause of pneumonia, meningitis, bacteremia and otitis media among infants and young children, worldwide. A 2015 estimate indicates that globally, there were…

Ethiopian Muslims Rights Should be Respected – borkena.com

By Dula Ethiopian Muslims, as taxpayers, have the right to use any public facility in Ethiopia. The recent controversy raised by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church through its patriarch Office or…

Ethiopia : continues to see low new coronavirus cases, high recovery cases reported over the past 24 hours – borkena.com

The Latest update from the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia indicates Ethiopia continues to register low new coronavirus confirmed cases and high recovery cases. Check the figures out below. Ethiopia‌‌…

Eye on Africa – Ethiopia’s Tigray risks starvation as anti-farming ‘campaign’ underway, official claims – FRANCE 24

Issued on: 11/05/2021 – 23:19Modified: 11/05/2021 – 23:22 A deliberate «campaign» to prevent farming is unfolding in Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray region, a top regional official has said, warning that the…

The Wyze Buds Pro offer ANC and wireless charging for $60 – The Verge

Wyze, maker of $20 smartwatches and $30 video doorbells, has announced a new pair of wireless earbuds that include active noise cancellation and a Qi wireless charging case for only…

Tigray official warns of starvation threats from anti-farming ‘campaign’ – TRT World

Top Tigray official Abebe Gebrehiwot says Ethiopian government is telling Tigrayan farmers not to farm and blocking seeds from reaching parts of the northern region. People walk from a rural…

Merely adding beds not enough if more medics not hired, Delhi HC tells AAP govt – Firstpost

The court also expressed its displeasure over the Delhi government making incorrect statement on 10 May that 250 beds in the new dedicated COVID facility in Dwarka were already operational…

UNESCO to Support the African Continental Platform for Data Management on Science, Technology and Innovation – WebWire

The UNESCO Liaison Office in Addis Ababa in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Ethiopia (MoCT) organized a virtual meeting on 29th April 2021 to launch a…

U.S. Looks Into Reports Of Atrocities In Ethiopia’s Tigray Region – The Organization for World Peace

The U.S. State Department has expressed grave concern and announced that they are looking into reports concerning the war crimes and human rights abuses occurring in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. For…

News: ‘Grand Ethiopian Street Iftar 2021’ event to be held today, Muslim clerics praise efforts by city administration – addisstandard.com

addisstandard 2021-05-11 By Bileh Jelan @BilehJelan  Addis Abeba, May 10, 2021 – The organizers of the ‘Grand Ethiopian Street Iftar 2021’, an event that was originally scheduled to take place…

India News | Mumbai Hospital Moves SC Seeking Medical Oxygen for Treating COVID Patients – LatestLY

New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) A Mumbai-based private hospital has moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre and the Maharashtra government to take urgent steps to ensure sufficient…

Ethiopia, AfDB Sign $31 Mn Grant to Help End Stunting and Malnutrition – 2merkato – Ethiopian Business Portal

View Comments Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance has signed a grant agreement worth over $31 million with the African Development Bank (AfDB) aimed at supporting the efforts to end child stunting…

Ethiopia is Strategic Partner of US – Jeffrey Feltman – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 11, 2021(Walta) – Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia had a discussion with the U.S. special envoy to the Horn…

PM Abiy Ahmed Discusses with President Felix Tshisekedi – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa May 11, 2021(Walta) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, held a discussion with the current President of Congo and Chairperson of the African Union, Felix Tshisekedi.…

HID Global Invests in Paravision, a Leading Provider of Facial Recognition and Computer Vision Technology – Yahoo Finance

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has invested in Paravision, a leading provider of advanced facial recognition solutions and recognized for its world-class leadership in accuracy. The…

‘Ethiopian dam crisis worrisome but have confidence in your political leadership’: president to Egyptians – Egypttoday

FILE – Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) – Reuters CAIRO – 11 May 2021: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi addressed Egyptians Tuesday saying that although the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)…

Dogecoin Reclaims Spot As Fourth Most Valuable Cryptocurrency After Elon Musk Fuels Speculation Tesla Could Accept It As Payment – Forbes

Topline Shiba Inu-based cryptocurrency dogecoin reclaimed its spot as the fourth most valuable cryptocurrency Tuesday after Tesla CEO Elon Musk asked Twitter followers if the company should accept the token…

DRC President Félix Arrives in Addis – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 11, 2021 (Walta)- President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the current head of the African Union, Félix Tshisekedi has arrived in…

Designating TPLF and Shene as terrorists capacitates law of enforcement – Attorney General – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 11, 2021 (Walta)- The purpose of designating TPLF and Shene entities as terrorist organizations are primarily to stop the ongoing terrorist activities in the…

Ethiopia: News Analysis – Muslim Clerics Demand Accountability After Security Crackdown On Participants of Planned ‘Grand Iftar’ – Deputy Mayor Apologizes – AllAfrica.com

Addis Abeba — A Grand Iftar event organized by the Ethiopian-Muslim community of Addis Abeba, in collaboration with Halal Promotion Plc., was violently dispersed when security forces prevented thousands Muslims…

Ethiopia: News – Ethiopian Orthodox Church Holy Synod Distances Itself From Patriarch’s Remarks On Tigray – AllAfrica.com

Addis Abeba — Government media quoted the General Secretary of the Ethiopian Orthodox Twahdo Church Holy Synod and Archbishop of Sidama and Gedeo Dioceses, His Holiness Abune Yoseph, as saying…

World News: New Covid variants can ‘come out of a blue sky’ – Gulf Digital News

LONDON: New variants of the coronavirus can “come out of a blue sky”, a UK expert has warned. England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty issued the note of caution…

India’s COVID battle causes vaccine worries in Africa – Al Jazeera English

Africa is watching aghast as India struggles with coronavirus, fearing a long-running shortfall in the Indian-made vaccines that it needs to help protect its people. Often dubbed the “pharmacy of…

Pro-Sisi TV host criticises US over stance toward Ethiopia dam – Middle East Monitor

An Egyptian TV host known for his support for President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s regime has accused the US administration of encouraging Addis Ababa to complete the construction of the controversial…

Ethiopia, ADB Sign 31 Million USD Grant Agreement to Help End Undernutrition – Ethiopia – ReliefWeb

Addis Ababa, May 10/2021 ( ENA) African Development Bank (ADB) and Ministry of Finance have signed over a 31-million-USD grant agreement to support the efforts to end stunting and child…

US hosts Ethiopian Orthodox Church head after Tigray warning – New Canaan Advertiser

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States ambassador to Ethiopia on Monday hosted the patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church after he warned of “genocide” in the Tigray region in…

US hosts Ethiopian Orthodox Church head after Tigray warning – Taiwan News

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States ambassador to Ethiopia on Monday hosted the patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church after he warned of “genocide” in the Tigray region in…

Ethiopia, African Development Bank Ink $31mln Grant Financing Agreement – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 10, 2021(Walta) – The Government of Ethiopia signed a grant financing agreement with the African Development Bank to support its efforts to end the…

Public expenditure on food and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa – World – ReliefWeb

Unlock and Unblock: twin track to boost food security in Africa FAO Director-General urges measures to tackle agricultural underfunding 10 May 2021, Rome and virtual locations, – The Director-General of…

Gulf Air supports air transport of medical supplies to India – Arabian Aerospace

in General Aviation Posted 10 May 2021 · Add Comment Gulf Air is to support a cargo airlift of urgent medical supplies and relief items to the Republic of India…

Patriarch comments on Tigray war divides Ethiopian Christians along ethnic lines – Africanews English

Head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Ethiopia breaks his silence on the war in Tigray. In his first public comments, the Patriarch has sharply criticized Ethiopia’s actions. Abune Mathias…

Lessons from the rush to reforest | News – Eco-Business

When an international team of scientists announced in 2019 the potential of restoring forests to slow climate change, the world grabbed shovels. Tree-planting initiatives sprang up from Ethiopia to Nepal, spurred by…

Covid: Refugee nurses are being fast-tracked into the NHS – BBC News

The first pilot course ran in February and Walid was one of 14 refugees – four men and 10 women, from Ethiopia, Sudan, Iran, Philippines, Gambia, Honduras and Myanmar –…

Gen. Getachew Nadew, Major Paulos Getachew father & son in the Ethiopian army (part III) – borkena.com

borkena In the last part of the interview with Dereje Haile, Major Paulos Getachew, whose father was killed during the early years of the Ethiopian revolution, is faced with the…

Egypt seeks alternatives to possible Nile water loss from Ethiopian dam – Al-Monitor

CAIRO — Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources revealed May 2 four projects and plans to reduce water waste in the country, counter the growing need for water in…

“They pushed Ethiopia to the tip of a cliff” Elias Wondimu – borkena.com

borkena In this interesting interview with Arts TV, Elias Wondimu, CEO of Tshehai Publisher, reflects on how Ethiopia got to the point where it is now, tip of the cliff…

‘genocide’ Ethiopian patriarch calls Tigray operation ‘genocide’ – Anadolu Agency

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church said a genocide was happening in Tigray, the country’s northernmost region. In a video, Abune Mathias said he has “repeatedly…

Mother’s Day 2021: Here’s the raw, honest truth about what being a mom is like this year – NJ.com

Mentally draining. Challenging. A roller coaster of emotions. This Mother’s Day, ask a mom how her year — a year of parenting in a pandemic — has been. That’s what…

She’s celebrating Mother’s Day by giving away bags full of care items to women in shelters – Henry Herald

Laverne Delgado is spending Mother’s Day weekend crisscrossing Los Angeles with bags full of personal care items for single moms who’ve fallen on tough times. Her raw empathy has taken…

The mega gifting guide for Mother’s Day – Daijiworld.com

By N Lothungbeni Humtsoe New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife): Today you get to express your love to your mum and make her feel special. Celebrate your mother and other important…

Macron urges end to vaccine export limits; Africa receives from COVAX – Global Times

India’s total COVID-19 cases rose by over 400,000 for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday even as several states imposed strict lockdowns to curb the spread of the virus, as…

Africa can avoid Covid-19 vaccine missteps with malaria vaccine – Quartz Africa

A global group of researchers recently released a preliminary study reporting that their malaria vaccine showed up to 77% efficacy in a one-year preliminary clinical trial involving 450 children in…

Gifts for mom! – Daijiworld.com

By IANSlife New Delhi, May 9 (IANSlife): Thinking what to get your mum for Mother’s Day? Check out our compilation of ideas which makes for the perfect gift for mums…

Congo President Visits Sudan For Talks On Nile Dam – cgtn.com

The new chair of the African Union arrived in Sudan on Saturday for talks over Ethiopia’s controversial Nile dam, state media reported. The one-day visit by Felix Tshisekedi, president of…

Concord marks 146thSpring commencement with in-person ceremonies – Beckley Register-Herald

ATHENS – Concord University celebrated the 146th Spring Commencement with in-person, on-campus ceremonies. The past two commencements for Concord – Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 – were held virtually due…

Tigray: Ethiopian Orthodox Church Patriarch condemns Tigray ‘genocide’ – EIN News

Abune Mathias, a native of the northern Tigray region who lived in exile for 30 years for criticizing the country’s then-communist regime, was filmed by Dennis Wadley, director of Bridges…

Ebola: 12th outbreak in DRC declared over – Outbreak News Today – Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared the end of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak that was first announced on 7 February 2021. Produced…

NCB nabs one foreign national for smuggling 4 kgs of heroin – Big News Network

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 8 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials on Saturday arrested a foreign national with 4 kgs of heroin worth Rs 26 crores. «NCB officials intercepted…

These growth marketing courses can boost your Instagram brand to over 10K followers – The Next Web

This is the training to boost your brand to over 10,000 Instagram followers fast. TLDR: The 2021 Instagram Growth Marketing Bundle can help novice Instagram brands become online marketing powerhouses,…

Microsoft Will Soon Kill Flash on Windows 10 for Good – WIRED

The most recent big iOS update, which makes it easier to opt out of ads that track you across apps and web sites, has sent the digital marketing industry into…

Signs Of The Times: Cyber Attack On Colonial Pipeline And Two Big Conferences Join Forces – Forbes

Visitors to the annual Offshore Technology Conference in Houston walk through the exhibits … [+] Wednesday, May 4, 2011. More than 65,000 people and 2,000 exhibitors representing more than 110…

Consumers will be spending more on mom this year, but celebrations are still homebound – CNBC

This Mother’s Day, it’s more likely to be breakfast in bed, not an opulent buffet. Even though consumers are expected to spend more on mom this year, celebrations will likely…

India: More than 401000 New COVID Cases in 24 Hours – Voice of America

India’s health ministry Saturday reported more than 401,000 new COVID infections and nearly 4,200 deaths in the previous 24-hour period.  Public health experts believe the staggering statistics in India are…

UNHCR Ethiopia: COVID-19 and Operational Update (8 May 2021) – Ethiopia – ReliefWeb

COVID-19 Operational Context As of 7 May 2021, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 261,580 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and 3,840 deaths in the country. A total of 1,287,801 people…

Going two up from blank: The government’s terrorist list – The Reporter Ethiopia

Since PM Abiy Ahmed (PhD) took power in Ethiopia, news of conflict and civilian atrocities have proliferated. Although it blames different groups for the atrocities committed, it is undeniable that…

US Pipeline Company Halts Operations After Cybersecurity Attack – Voice of America

Colonial Pipeline, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline operator, has halted all operations after it fell victim to a cybersecurity attack on Friday, the company said. The company learned of…

Auction for ethio telecom shares due in two months – The Reporter Ethiopia

The Ministry of finance (MoF) has finalized the initial preparations to float an international tender to privatize 40 percent of the state owned telecom giant. Speaking to The Reporter, Minister…

House endorses designation of TPLF, Shene as Terrorist groups – The Reporter Ethiopia

The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) endorsed a resolution passed to it by the council of Ministers designating the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Shene as terrorist organizations. In…

DP world joins Ethiopian logistics sector – The Reporter Ethiopia

Dubai Ports (DP) World has joined the Ethiopian logistics sector to develop the Ethiopian side of the Berbera Corridor as a major trade and logistics corridor for international trade routes.…

EU Calls on US, Others to Export Their COVID-19 Vaccines – Voice of America

PORTO, PORTUGAL – The European Commission called on the United States and other major COVID-19 vaccine producers Friday to export what they make, as the European Union does, rather than…

Ethiopian Orthodox Church patriarch blasts Tigray ‘genocide’ – wrde.com

“I am not clear why they want to declare genocide on the people of Tigray,” Abune Mathias says, speaking in Amharic and listing alleged atrocities including the destruction of churches,…

Uganda’s Sexual Offenses Measure Faces Public Resistance – Voice of America

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Ugandan lawmakers this week passed a bill on sexual offenses that would increase punishments for offenders and would strengthen protection for victims.  But critics note the measure…

US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam, border tensions – FRANCE 24

Issued on: 07/05/2021 – 17:30Modified: 07/05/2021 – 17:28 Advertising Read more Khartoum (AFP) The US envoy for the Horn of Africa arrived in Sudan Friday for talks on Ethiopia’s controversial…

PPP runs out of funds for most lenders – Construction Dive

Dive Brief: The Paycheck Protection Program has run out of funds and its portal has stopped accepting applications for loans from most lenders, the American Bankers Association posted Tuesday on its…

Vizio’s 55-inch OLED TV is $100 off at Best Buy – The Verge

Vizio’s 55-inch OLED TV has received a price cut during Best Buy’s sale event that will last through the weekend. Normally $1,300, it’s $1,200, making it one of the most…

Should Disney Restart Its Dividend When It Reports Q2 Earnings? – Motley Fool

At the pandemic’s onset, Disney (NYSE:DIS) moved quickly, plugging holes where cash was escaping. The contagion was new, and little was known about its severity or how long it would…

Zoom Fatigue Is Real: Platform’s CEO Eric Yuan Admits He’s Affected by It – Gadgets 360

Zoom CEO Eric Yuan has admitted to be affected by Zoom fatigue as working from home due to pandemic-induced restrictions has taken a toll on everyone. Since the onset of…

Ethiopia, World Bank Sign 8.4 billion ETB Loan Agreement – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 7, 2021(Walta) – Ethiopia signed a Financing Agreement with the World Bank to support the Government’s Digitalization Program. The Bank, through this agreement, committed…

‘Spaghettified’ star wrapped around a black hole spotted for the first time – Space.com

Filaments of material wrapped around a supermassive black hole have been spotted for the first time suggesting a star trapped by the black hole’s gravity has just been destroyed by…

Five Collectives Compete for the Turner Prize – The New York Times

LONDON — A group that runs raves for gay, transgender and queer people of color, and an association of artists with neurological conditions, are among five art collectives shortlisted for…

YouTube Accused of Bias for Blocking Navalny’s Anti-Kremlin Voting Strategy – The Moscow Times

YouTube has briefly restricted access to a leading Russian independent media outlet’s account and warned others for linking to the website of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s anti-Kremlin voting project.…

Amb. Redwan Briefs Members of UN Security Council, South American Countries – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 7, 2021(Walta) – State Minister, Ambassador Redwan Hussien, had a briefing with Ambassadors of the UN Peace and Security Council members and South American…

Ethiopia Committed to Humanitarian, Human Rights Obligations – Amb Fitsum – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 07, 2021 (Walta) – Ethiopia has always taken its international humanitarian and human rights obligations with utmost seriousness, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to USA Fitsum Arega…

Ethiopia designates Tigray’s former ruling party as terrorists – The East African

By TESFA-ALEM TEKLE Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday designated Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) as terrorist organisations. The move comes after the Council of Ministers of…

UN releases $65 million to aid Ethiopia, most for Tigray – Africanews English

The United Nations announced Thursday it has released $65 million for humanitarian aid in Ethiopia, including $40 million for the Tigray region where a military operation launched in November has…

Gboard for Wear OS updated with enhanced text input, multi-language support, and a new look – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com

On Google’s Wear OS support page, a new entry has appeared with details outlining a new update to Wear OS’ Gboard app. Though no drastic change has been made, Gboard…

Q&A: Weezer Celebrate Metal, Van Halen And New ‘Van Weezer’ Album With iHeartRadio Release Party – Forbes

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Apple Shares Details on How Apple Card Family Works – MacRumors

Apple introduced the new Apple Card Family feature at its April event, unveiling the new functionality that will let two people share an Apple Card and build credit together and…

Numerology, 07 May 2021: Read predictions here – Times of India

Number 1Ganesha says Today you will be taking subtle approaches. You will feel a little shallow about everything. You will be able to make a better advancement today. About your…

Jimmy Rich Dies: Personal Assistant To Robert Downey Jr. And Friend To ‘Avengers’ Cast Was 52 – Deadline

Jimmy Rich, who was Robert Downey Jr.’s longtime personal assistant, died in a car crash Wednesday night. He was 52 and his death was announced by Downey on his Instagram…

CDC can consider lifting indoor Covid mask mandates now, former FDA chief says – CNBC

Dr. Scott Gottlieb said that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can start to consider lifting indoor mask mandates now, as more and more Americans are vaccinated.  «I think…

WhatsApp is doing fine despite months-long backlash over policy update – TechCrunch

It’s safe to say WhatsApp didn’t have the ideal start to 2021. Less than a week into the new year, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had already annoyed hundreds of…

Google remembers Wear OS long enough to add a new keyboard – The Verge

In what feels like an increasingly rare occurrence, Google announced that it’s updating Wear OS with a new feature today — but don’t get too excited, it’s just a keyboard.…

Dominic Raab, Jaishankar discuss ways to boost trade, create jobs through 2030 UK-India Roadmap – Yahoo India News

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (Twitter) London [UK], May 7 (ANI): UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday (local time) discussed the ways to…

Ethiopian dam is ‘existential issue’ for Egypt, El-Sisi tells US diplomat – Arab News

CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reiterated that the issue of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) is an “existential issue” for Egyptians, adding that his country will not…

Ethiopia – Tigray Region Humanitarian Update Situation Report, 6 May 2021 – Ethiopia – ReliefWeb

HIGHLIGHTS Active hostilities remain the main access impediment for scaling up response in rural areas in addition to constrained communications Humanitarian partners are scaling up response but can only fully…

Police hold children in ‘dire’ conditions in Ethiopia’s Oromiya: rights commission – swissinfo.ch

This content was published on May 6, 2021 – 20:16 May 6, 2021 – 20:16 NAIROBI (Reuters) – The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said on Thursday that police from the…

Ethiopian parliament backs labeling of Tigray rebels as terrorists – Anadolu Agency | English

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia’s House of Peoples Representatives, the lower chamber of parliament, on Thursday endorsed with unanimous vote an earlier decision by the Council of Ministers to designate Tigray…

News: Rights Commission rings alarm at large number arbitrary detention of prisoners across Oromia; reveals cases of police extortion – addisstandard.com

addisstandard 2021-05-06 Caption: Protesters in Geedoo, central Oromia, in February this year demanding the release release of Oromo politicians Photo: Dabessa Gemelal/Archive Please download the full report here Addis Abeba,…

Ethiopia’s rights watchdog ‘alarmed’ over arbitrary detentions – Anadolu Agency

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission on Thursday expressed “serious concern” over arbitrary detentions across the Oromia region, Ethiopia’s most populous region. During the period from Nov. 20,…

Hamdok: Ethiopia dam is a ‘very serious issue’ – Middle East Monitor

Issues relating to the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) are very serious, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok warned in an interview with CNN. «It is time bound and it is…

UN releases US$65 million for humanitarian response in Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis worsens – Ethiopia – ReliefWeb

(New York, 6 May 2021): The United Nations has released US$65 million for the humanitarian response in Ethiopia. More than 16 million people need humanitarian assistance throughout Ethiopia, including an…

The New Lemlem and H&M Collaboration Will Have You Ready for Summer – Vogue

H&M’s roster of collaborations as of late has been notable, from the highly anticipated collection with Simone Rocha to Diane von Furstenberg’s homeware range. Today, H&M returns with another strong…

Pandemic, war, climate change fuel fears of global hunger, food scarcity – WION

The economic cost of the global pandemic as well as conflict and climate change are fueling food security fears that in 2020 reached their highest level in five years, according…

News: Joint intelligence, security task force says it foils two underground cells plotting to disrupt election, train youth in Amhara region & Addis Abeba – addisstandard.com

addisstandard 2021-05-06 By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, May 6, 2021 – The joint intelligence and security task force comprised of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), Ethiopian National…

Generation Urges to Fulfil Patriotic Mission of Saving Nation – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 06, 2021 (Walta) – The generation has to play its patriotic mission of saving the nation by preventing forces of destruction from buying time…

FM Demeke Discusses with President Cyril Ramaphosa – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 06, 2021 (Walta) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen met with the President of the Republic of South Africa,…

Cardano Price Forecast: ADA Might Rocket Higher Soon – Chart Patterns – InvestingCube

The Cardano price has bounced back after days of consolidation as investors react to the new staking news. ADA is trading at $1.5015, which is 65% below its lowest level…

Ethiopia: People in rural Tigray hit by impact of crisis and humanitarian neglect | MSF – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Fears and loss of livelihoods For the residents of Sebeya, the partial resumption of medical services through a mobile clinic may be a positive step, but it is still a…

Ethiopia: Facing challenges to protect unaccompanied refugee children – Ethiopia – ReliefWeb

JRS’s Child Protection Centre (CPC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia plays a key role in the protection of unaccompanied, separated, and other vulnerable refugee children in Ethiopia’s capital. “I was living…

G7: Coronavirus takes center stage over geopolitics at foreign ministers’ summit – CGTN

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended the decision to hold face-to-face talks at the G7 foreign ministers’ meeting. /Ben Stanstall/AFP/POOL UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson defended the decision to hold…

In Ethiopia camp, displaced Tigrayans live with hunger, fear – KBJR 6

MEKELE, Ethiopia (AP) — The memories are so painful that Birhanu Haile sometimes forgets to eat. He is one of thousands of ethnic Tigrayans clinging to a marginal existence after…

How to Drink—and Live—Bird Friendly | Smithsonian’s National Zoo – Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

Birds would benefit if we reconsidered our relationship with both coffee and the montane forest ecosystems throughout the world’s coffee-growing regions. The expanding field of agroforestry provides a way forward.…

UK PM convenes with US secretary of state – MENAFN.COM

( MENAFN ) On Tuesday, May. 4 UK premier Boris Johnson convened with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at Downing Street. Blinken was in the capital for the G7…

Reports: Eritrea president visits Sudan to mediate on Ethiopia dam – Middle East Monitor

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki yesterday arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, for fresh mediation efforts aimed at resolving the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, local media reported. Ethiopia renews commitment to AU…

Africa’s digital payments race becomes a scramble – Reuters

Customers talk to employees at a mobile service centre in Nairobi, Kenya, January 29, 2021. The prospect of a cashless Africa has triggered a scramble for control of its payments…

‘Alarming’ malnutrition reported in Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray region – TRT World

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says 26.6 percent of children screened at remote clinics in recent weeks throughout Ethiopia’s northwest region of Tigray were malnourished. FILE PHOTO: An Ethiopian woman who…

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (4 May 2021) – Africanews English

Daily:Laboratory test: 3,638Cases: 541Severe cases: 822New deaths: 15Recovery: 1,523 Total:Laboratory test: 2,593,729Active cases: 52,901Total cases: 259,354Total deaths: 3,772Total recovery: 202,679Total vaccinated: 1,194,578 Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry…

Eritrea’s Isaias meets Sudanese leaders amid Ethiopia tensions – Al Jazeera English

Khartoum visit by Eritrean president comes amid strained relations between government of Ethiopia, a close ally, and Sudan. Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki is in Khartoum for talks with Sudanese officials,…

Biden stresses importance of normalisation with Israel in call with Abu Dhabi crown prince – WION

US President Joe Biden, in a phone call on Tuesday with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, underlined the strategic importance of the normalisation of relations between the…

Global X-Ray Contrast Agents Market Business Revenue by Top Leading Players and their Strategies to grow up 2021 – The Bisouv Network – The Bisouv Network

Syndicate Market Research’s Latest updated Report on ‘global X-Ray Contrast Agents Market 2021‘ Analyses Research Methodology Figure out including Secondary Research, Primary Research, Company Share Analysis, Model ( including Macro-monetary pointers, Demographic information, and Industry pointers: Expenditure,…

WHO chief, former British PM urge for IP waiver for COVID-19 vaccines – CGTN

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus delivers remarks during a WHO executive board meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, January 21, 2021. /CFP World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom…

[Ticker] EU scraps Ethiopia election-monitoring plan – EUobserver

The EU foreign service has scrapped plans to monitor Ethiopia’s June elections over a dispute on secure communications. «They [the EU] said they will come with ‘V-SAT’ communication equipment, which…

The Martian author Andy Weir’s new space thriller is a stellar return to form – CNET

Project Hail Mary releases on May 4, 2021 Random House Mixing his own excrement with soil on Mars, Mark Watney, the protagonist of Andy Weir’s debut novel The Martian, builds…

Boris Johnson, Antony Blinken discuss pandemic, Afghanistan, Iran, China | Indiablooms – First Portal on Digital News Management – indiablooms

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday discussed the coronavirus vaccines rollout, Afghanistan, Iran and China, the British government said. They met…

How to activate Show Mode on a Lenovo laptop – The Verge

A new Show Mode feature from Amazon is now rolling out to some Lenovo laptops. When you activate this, it will change your home screen to look like the home…

Jacques d’Amboise, a Ballet Star Who Believed in Dance for All – The New York Times

When the dancer Jacques d’Amboise was in his early 20s, he was approached to write a book. At the time, he wrote years later, his reaction was, “Ridiculous! I haven’t…

Fears of exploitation grow for children stranded in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict – Reuters

By Emeline Wuilbercq, Thomson Reuters Foundation 4 Min Read ADDIS ABABA, May 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Hundreds of children separated from their parents are at risk of abuse, exploitation…

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce after 27 years of marriage – CNET

Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits.  Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda — two of the world’s most powerful philanthropists — are ending their marriage. For the…

The Best Tips For Making Coffee At Home, According to Baristas – Delish

The surge in at-home coffee making (…I’m looking at you and the milk frother you bought last May and still haven’t used) was fueled by the closure of coffee shops…

Dogecoin surges 30% to a record above 50 cents as speculative crypto trading continues – CNBC

Yuriko Nakao | Getty Images News | Getty Images Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency based off a viral dog meme from nearly a decade ago, surged 30% on Tuesday to set a…

Ethiopia Issues Statement on EU’s Decision to Cancel Deployment of its Observation Mission for Elections – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 04, 2021 (Walta) –Ethiopia issues statement on the European Union’s(EU) decision to cancel the deployment of its observation mission for the upcoming 6th Ethiopia…

COVID-19: Israel to send life-saving medical equipment to help India amid crisis – Republic TV

Israel will send ‘life-saving’ medical supplies to India amid the crippling second wave of COVID-19 coupled with a shortage of essential equipment. As several nations across the globe have stepped…

EU scraps plan to observe Ethiopia election – Euronews

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The European Union has scrapped plans to send observers to a parliamentary election in Ethiopia next month, saying conditions had not been met on communication systems and…

Africa Launches Africa Dialogue Series 2021 – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 04, 2021 (Walta) – The 2021 edition of the Africa Dialogue Series (ADS), the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA)’s flagship event,…

Ethiopian Naval Force Unveils New Logo, Uniform – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 04, 2021 (Walta) – The Ethiopian Naval Force has unveiled today its new logo, shoulder strap, and uniform in a ceremony held at the…

Ethiopia Issues Statement on GERD, Ethio-Sudan Border Dispute – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 04, 2021 (Walta) – Ethiopia issues statement On the statement issued on the GERD and the Ethiopia-Sudan Border Dispute by the Ministry of Foreign…

«TPLF», «Shene» Designated as Terrorist Groups – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 03, 2021 (Walta) – The Council of Ministers has designated today the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Shene as terrorist groups as per…

Liberalizing Telecom Sector Exhibits Ethiopia’s Pragmatic Economic Reform: MoF – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, May 03, 2021 (Walta) –  Liberalizing the telecom sector from a monopoly regime to an open competition is a significant statement and manifestation of Ethiopia’s…

Bomb explodes near a school in western Afghanistan – msnNOW

Bomb explodes near school in western Afghanistan What to watch next Click to expand Replay Video UP NEXT A bomb exploded near a school in Farah, in western Afghanistan on…

Tiny ethnic group fears extinction as Tigray war enters 6th month – Al Jazeera English

Teklay Hailay* has been so worried since November 4 that he has had trouble sleeping. That is when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared in a televised speech the start…

Israel sending life-saving equipment to India to fight COVID-19: Foreign Minister Ashkenazi – Yahoo India News

Israel will send sending life-saving equipment to India. By Israel Sending Life-Saving Equipment To India Tel Aviv [Israel], May 4 (ANI): Israel will send life-saving equipment to India, including individual…

6 tips for improving typing speed and quality on iPhone – TechRepublic

Increase your typing accuracy by learning shortcuts built into iOS that give quick access to the number keys, undoing and redoing entries and more. Image: CNET Apple wowed the world…

More people diagnosed with COVID-19 in past 2 weeks than in first 6 months of pandemic, WHO says – NNY360

As Americans continue to take steps toward normal life, India and several other countries are dealing with an explosion of new coronavirus infections likely to delay the world’s recovery from…

Check out Funland, a beautiful new gaming magazine – Polygon

Funland, an all-digital gaming magazine inspired by publications like Electronic Gaming Monthly, Nintendo Power, and Famitsu, is out now on Itch.io and it’s absolutely stunning. According to its website, the…

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are splitting up after 27 years – CNBC

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, and his wife, Melinda French Gates, said on Twitter on Monday that they will split up after 27 years. The two will…

Tedros Adhanom to seek second term as WHO top chief: reports – cgtn.com

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus /Photo by James Chau The World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus /Photo by James Chau The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,…

Binance CEO Shares Career Advice, Path From McDonald’s to Billionaire – Business Insider

Changpeng Zhao is the chief executive and founder of Binance, one of the largest crypto exchanges. Growing up, Zhao worked multiple jobs to help his family, including flipping burgers at…

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: COVID-19 update (2 May 2021) – EIN Presswire – EIN News

Daily: Laboratory test: 1,778 Cases: 322 Severe cases: 883 New deaths: 17 Recovery: 360 Total: Laboratory test: 2,586,083 Active cases: 54,148 Total cases: 258,384 Total deaths: 3,726 Total recovery: 200,508…

Ford and BMW lead $130 million round in EV battery start-up Solid Power – CNBC

Solid Power’s 22-layer, 20Ah all solid-state lithium metal cell compared to the company’s first-generation 10-layer, 2Ah cell. Solid Power DETROIT — Ford Motor is increasing its investment in EV battery…

Gender Analysis Key Findings: Women’s Exploitation & Gender-based Violence Across Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis – Ethiopia – ReliefWeb

Introduction Between late February and early-April 2021, as the crisis continued in Tigray, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) conducted a Rapid Gender Analysis (RGA) with 186 clients and stakeholders across…

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to seek re-election: Report – WION

World Health Organization’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus intends to run for a second five-year term as the agency’s chief, Stat News reported on Monday. Ghebreyesus has remained the face of…

Pandemic and war hit tourism in Lalibela, holy Ethiopian site – CNBCAfrica.com

The largest of the rock hewn churches in Lalibela. Ethiopia.Photo: via Flickr LALIBELA, May 2 (Reuters) – As they have done for hundreds of years on the Orthodox Easter weekend,…

Israel’s ban on travel to 7 countries over COVID variants takes effect – The Times of Israel

New regulations banning travel to seven countries over fears of importing COVID-19 variants into Israel went into effect on Monday, the Health Ministry announced. Effective Monday, Israelis cannot travel to…

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Even the Bears See Gains for Cardano as ADA Keeps Bouncing Higher – Investorplace.com

Cardano (CCC:ADA-USD) is among the top-performing altcoins as its ADA token is up around 2,700% in the past 12-months. Source: Shutterstock It is the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency globally, with a market…

Global Electroencephalography Amplifiers Market Business Revenue by Top Leading Players and their Strategies to grow up 2021 – The Bisouv Network – The Bisouv Network

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Cardano Price Prediction: What Next for ADA After Days of Consolidation? – InvestingCube

Cardano price has been boring lately. ADA is trading at $1.3455, which is in the same range where it has been in the past few days as Ethereum dominance continues.…

UPDATE 1-India’s COVID-19 case total nears 20 million – Yahoo Finance

* New cases rise by over 300,000 for 12th consecutive day * Ratio of positive cases to tests drops for 1st time since Apr 15 * Peak in cases may…

Coronavirus update: India records 3,68,147 new cases in single day – Moneycontrol

(Image: AFP) The daily COVID-19 cases in India showed a slight dip with 3,68,147 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, taking the total tally of cases to 1,99,25,604,…

African titans Vodacom, MTN battle for lucrative Ethiopia deal – The East African

By JAMES ANYANZWA The battle for the lucrative Ethiopian telecommunications market has narrowed down to consortia led by two of Africa’s telecom giants, Vodacom and MTN Group, setting another stage…

India’s COVID-19 case total nears 20 million – Yahoo News UK

By Adnan Abidi and Shilpa Jamkhandikar NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – India postponed exams for trainee doctors and nurses on Monday, freeing them up to fight the world’s biggest surge in…

Rich Investors Can’t Hide From Biden’s Capital Gains Hike In Bitcoin; None Of Us Can – Forbes

President Joe Biden is proposing to hike capital gains tax by nearly 50% from current levels for … [+] those with $1 million or more in income from wages and…

Stock futures rise slightly ahead of first trading day of May – CNBC

Traders on the New York Stock Exchange Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures moved higher in overnight trading on Sunday as investors readied for the first trading day of May. Dow…

Pandemic and war hit tourism in Lalibela, holy Ethiopian site – Reuters

As they have done for hundreds of years on the Orthodox Easter weekend, priests wrapped in traditional white robes read the Bible by candlelight on Saturday evening in the rock-hewn…

iFixit Shares AirTags Teardown Revealing ‘Impressively Compact’ Design Compared to Tile Mate and Galaxy… – MacRumors

iFixit has shared the first of their two-part series in tearing down Apple’s AirTags items tracker, revealing that Apple had to make impressive design decisions to have achieved its small…

Israel bans travel to India, six other countries – WION

Israel has temporarily barred its citizens from travelling to India and six other countries, citing high COVID-19 infection rates there. A joint press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office…

Microsoft wants to reduce its Xbox store cut and shake up console gaming – The Verge

Microsoft has been planning to cut its Xbox store cut to just 12 percent, according to confidential documents filed in the Epic Games vs. Apple case. The software maker details…

In Ethiopia, a Tigray family’s quest – Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Gunfire crackled near the straw-woven home of Abraha Kinfe Gebremariam. He hoped it drowned out the cries of his wife, curled up in pain, and the newborn twin daughters wailing…

Global Meat, Poultry and Seafood Market Revenue and Company Share based Model, Trending Forecast 2021-2027 – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

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COVID: Israel bans travel to India, six other countries – Devdiscourse

Israel has temporarily barred its citizens from traveling to India and six other countries, citing high COVID-19 infection rates there. A joint press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office…

India Records Highest COVID-19 Deaths of 3,689 in Past 24 Hours, 3,92,488 New Coronavirus Cases – LatestLY

New Delhi, May 2: A day after recording over four lakh cases of corona infections, India on Sunday recorded 3,92,488 new Covid-19 cases and 3,689 fatalities, highest daily death toll due…

India records highest Covid deaths of 3689 in 24 hrs, 3.92L cases – Morung Express

A medical worker inoculates a young woman with a dose of the corona vaccine at a vaccination centre during the first day of India’s vaccination drive to all adults amid…

India reports highest single-day toll of 3689 deaths – Khabarhub

India reports highest single-day toll of 3,689 deaths < 1 MIN READ NEW DELHI: India on Sunday reported its highest single-day toll of 3,689 coronavirus-related deaths, Indian media reports said.…

Ethiopia reported 1,286 new coronavirus recovery cases – borkena.com

1,286 coronavirus patients recovered across Ethiopia during the last 24 hours, according to update from the Ministry of health. New confirmed coronavirus cases during the same period is 620. Ethiopia‌‌…

Ethiopia to designate TPLF, OLF-Shene as ‘terror’ groups – Al Jazeera English

The Ethiopian government launched a huge security operation against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front last year. Ethiopia has added two armed groups to its “terror list”, including the Tigray People’s…

WHO Fears COVID Resurgence in Africa, Urges Vigilance – Sierra Leone Times

GENEVA – The World Health Organization urges African countries to be on guard and to remain vigilant in their fight against a resurgence of COVID-19 transmission across the continent. To…

Who was to blame for the Texas Recent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? – Online Free Press release news distribution – TopWireNews

Dallas, TX, United States, 05/01/2021 / News Bureau / HOUSTON — Shalemu Bekele awakened on Feb. 15 to find his townhouse, which he shared with his wife and two children,…

South Africa’s Mango Airlines Continues To Fly – Simple Flying

Advertisement: Despite high levels of uncertainty amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, South African low-cost carrier Mango Airlines has confirmed that it plans to keep flying. It had previously appeared that…

More than 60% of Instagram users have linked up to Facebook Messenger, exec says – CNBC

Stan Chudnovsky of Facebook Horacio Villalobos | Corbis | Getty Images Adoption of Facebook’s interoperability between Messenger and Instagram is ahead of expectations, according to the exec who runs the…

Somalia’s lower house of parliament votes to cancel presidential term extension – Reuters

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, president of Somalia, attends the London Somalia Conference’ at Lancaster House, May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jack Hill/Pool/File Photo Somalia’s lower house of parliament voted unanimously on Saturday to…

South African Airways exits administration after 17 months – Reuters

A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rogan Ward/File Photo South Africa’s struggling national airline South African…

Instability, unfair compensation strands – The Reporter Ethiopia

61 road projects The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) was forced to delay the construction of at least 61 road projects in the previous fiscal year as a result of unfair…

Bureau avails three mln liters of edible Oil – The Reporter Ethiopia

The Trade and Industry Bureau of the Addis Ababa City Administration said it supplied over three million liters of edible oil to the market through trade unions and consumers’ associations…

Instability, unfair compensation strands 61 road projects – The Reporter Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) was forced to delay the construction of at least 61 road projects in the previous fiscal year as a result of unfair resettlement compensation and…

Shipping enterprise plans merger with Tana Transport – The Reporter Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service Enterprise (ESLSE) is planning to merge with Lake Tana Transport Enterprise (LTTE), aiming to expand its maritime transportation operations locally, The Reporter has learnt.…

Ethnic Hararis outside their region can vote for their Assembly, Court rules – The Reporter Ethiopia

The Federal Supreme Court has reversed the decision by the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) to not allow ethnic Hararis outside of their region to vote for an assembly…

Ministry supports large-scale wheat farmers – The Reporter Ethiopia

The Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) announced it is working to support investors who have embarked on large-scale farms to cultivate wheat under the national wheat irrigation project in low and…

Ethiopian gov’t claims Ataye security crisis resolved, calls for return of displaced people – borkena.com

Many seem to have security concerns still. Ataye is said to be entirely destroyed – something that could make the return complicated from humanitarian point of view Col. Getnet Adane,…

Siklet : Orthodox Good Friday Celebrated in Ethiopia – borkena.com

Abune Mathias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church ( Photo : EBC) borkena Good Friday, known locally as Siklet which translates to crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ, is…

Facebook acquires Downpour Interactive, the developers of Onward – The Verge

Facebook’s Oculus division has snatched up yet another popular virtual reality game developer. On Friday, the company announced it has acquired Downpour Interactive, the studio behind the hit multiplayer military…

Ethiopian Education Minister Confirms Cardano Blockchain Partnership – CoinDesk – CoinDesk

Ethiopia’s Minister of Education confirmed the government is working with IOHK, the company behind the Cardano protocol, on a blockchain-based system to track student performance in the African country’s schools.…

Texas Enabled The Worst Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Catastrophe In Recent US History – Texas Standard

They used their car to stay warm when a winter storm brought down the Texas power grid. In a state that doesn’t require carbon monoxide alarms in homes, they had…

Cardano in Africa: Inside IOHK’s Ethiopia Blockchain Deal – CoinDesk – CoinDesk

Ethiopia might be not the first place you think of as a hotspot for blockchain technology.  A predominantly rural country where only 15% of the population has access to the…

Spotlight: Zeresenay Alemseged Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences at Tadias Magazine – Tadias Magazine

Ethiopian American Scientist, Anthropologist and Professor Zeresenay Alemseged (pictured with President Obama in Ethiopia in 2015) is one of eight University of Chicago faculty elected to American Academy of Arts…

UNHCR Update Libya (30 April 2021) – Libya – ReliefWeb

Population movement As of 29 April, 5,218 refugees and migrants have been registered as rescued/intercepted at sea by the Libyan Coast Guard and disembarked in Libya. On 23 April, a…

Plenty of sun this weekend with warmer temperatures – KETV Omaha

Meteorologist Plenty of sun this weekend with warmer temperatures Share Shares Updated: 6:51 AM CDT Apr 30, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript MATT: LIKE A BOSS EARLY THIS MORNING. AND…

Extinct Horned Crocodiles of Madagascar Earn Their Spot as ‘True’ Crocodiles – Gadgets 360

Scientists say they have been able to resolve a long-standing controversy about an extinct horned crocodile that lived among humans in Madagascar, an island country in the Indian Ocean, saying…

Google is cracking down on scammy Play Store app listings – The Verge

Google has announced new Play Store policies and guidelines designed to make app listings more succinct, accurate, and less of an eyesore. New guidelines affecting the screenshots and videos meant…

Turkey’s TIKA distributes food in Ethiopia | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

Turkey’s state-run aid agency on Thursday distributed food items to 550 displaced families on the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) distributed food…

Heritage sites under siege in Ethiopia’s Tigray war – Africanews English

Hajj Siraj Mohammed has spent five decades managing the famed al-Nejashi Mosque in northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region. But when war broke out last year, the mosque in Negash became a…

Gold Price News and Forecast: XAU/USD retreats on US data – FXStreet

Gold Price Analysis: XAU/USD’s bearish bias intact while below $1777 – Confluence Detector After witnessing good two-way businesses on Thursday, Gold (XAU/USD) is holding on to recent recovery gains amid…

Overland Park releases new documents and videos in fatal police shooting of John Albers – Shawnee Mission Post

By Sam Zeff and Dan Margolies  After enormous pressure from the parents of 17-year-old John Albers and a lawsuit from a Kansas City television station, the city of Overland Park…

Ethiopia: Coordinated Effort Against Covid-19 – AllAfrica.com

We recall days where community-level Coronavirus awareness raising and testing campaign reached to maximum level with the aim to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the…

How Biden’s taxes hit the richest but skip the suburban base – NBC News

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is proposing trillions in new taxes, crafting a precise hike that would affect the wealthiest investors but not the kind of educated upper middle-class suburban…

Biden wants to raise $1.5 trillion by taxing the rich. Here’s how – CNBC

President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in Washington on April 28, 2021. Melina Mara | Reuters Taxes may soon be going up for the wealthy. President Joe…

Australia to spend millions to upgrade military bases amid China tensions – Yahoo India News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Canberra [Australia], April 29 (ANI): Australia has announced plans to spend as much as USD 581 million upgrading its military bases and expanding joint exercises with…

Ethiopian airlines hard landing in Miami – borkena.com

borkena A video of Ethiopian airlines hard landing in Miami, Florida. Unclear why the cargo plane had to land that way. The video was uploaded about two weeks ago. [embedded…

12 shocking images that show how bad the COVID-19 crisis is in India – USA TODAY

Editor’s note: Images used in this story depict mass cremations and may be difficult for readers to look through. COVID-19 cases are growing exponentially in India. As this new wave sweeps…

Washington Post reporter: It’s worth noting ‘demographics’ of who praised Tim Scott speech – Fox News

Washington Post reporter Eugene Scott questioned who Sen. Tim Scott’s, R-S.C., target audience was during his rebuttal to President Biden’s joint address to Congress on Wednesday, telling his followers it’s «worth paying attention to the…

An Angry Prime Minister Who Makes a Fetish of an Election – borkena.com

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (Photo : EBC /file) By Alex Bekele Nothing is more irritating and disappointing to most Ethiopians than to listen to the recent angry diatribe of Prime…

Starbucks Now Makes Instant Coffee In 3 Different Roast Flavors – Delish

There’s no shame in hitting up the Starbucks drive-thru every morning, but for the days you’re running late, your favorite coffee chain has products you can buy at the grocery…

Starbucks puts a premium spin on instant coffee – Food Business News

SEATTLE — Starbucks Corp. is introducing Starbucks Premium Instant coffees, the latest retail innovation to come from Starbucks’ global coffee alliance with Nestle SA. Made with the same coffee beans…

Majority Ethiopians still have no access to credit – New Business Ethiopia – New Business Ethiopia

Spread the love Despite the increase in the number of banks, microfinances and their branches over the last 25 years, the majority of Ethiopians mainly the very poor and those…

Twitter blocks Tim Scott ‘Uncle Tim’ topic that trended for hours after Biden rebuttal – Fox News

Twitter on Thursday morning blocked the «Uncle Tim» trending topic – the racial slur that flooded the platform Wednesday night after Republican Sen. Tim Scott delivered his rebuttal to President Biden’s address to…

FDA to propose ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes – CNBC

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will propose a ban on menthol-flavored cigarettes in the United States, which would be a huge blow to future tobacco sales.…

Biden says US not Seeking Conflict with China, Russia – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, April 29, 2021(Walta) – U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he was not seeking conflict with China or Russia as he put a renewed focus…

Ethiopian Army Chief Discusses with UK Ambassador – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis Ababa, April 29, 2021 (Walta) – Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Force, General Birhanu Jula meets with British Ambassador to Ethiopia Dr. Alastair…

New York City, Former COVID-19 Epicenter, To ‘Fully Reopen’ On July 1 – NPR

«We are ready for stores to open, for businesses to open,» New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Thursday, as he announced a plan to reopen his city…

Death penalty defeated in Malawi as Supreme Court of Appeal rules it unconstitutional – Amnesty International

Responding to the news that the Supreme Court of Appeal in Malawi has ruled the death penalty unconstitutional, Deprose Muchena, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, said:…

Fact check: Biden’s speech to Congress included claims on economy, immigration, 1994 assault weapons ban – USA TODAY

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden got some facts wrong and stretched others, mainly repeated claims we’ve heard before: Biden said he inherited…

Another round of stimulus checks sent out; see who’s included this time.. – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

(WJW) — Keep an eye on your bank account if you haven’t yet received the third stimulus check. The IRS just announced nearly two million more payments are being sent…

How Do You Claim Your Stimulus Check? File Your Tax Return – The New York Times

For the third payment, the I.R.S. calculated eligibility and amounts based on 2019 returns. If your income dropped in 2020, you are likely to qualify for a bigger payment. After…

Biden’s Economic Plan Would Redistribute Trillions and Expand Government – The Wall Street Journal

Franklin D. Roosevelt created the modern government-funded social safety net in the 1930s to aid lower and middle-income families—paid for in part by jacking up taxes on the richest Americans.…

U.S. coronavirus aid to begin arriving in India amid record surge of cases – The Washington Post

India’s Health Ministry on Thursday reported 379,257 new infections — a global record — and 3,645 deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to more than 18 million. The…

Malawi Outlaws Death Penalty – – Walta Information Center

Share Tweet Pin Addis  Ababa April 29, 2021(Walta) – Malawi has scrapped its death penalty. Malawi’s highest court on Wednesday outlawed the death penalty and ordered the re-sentencing of all…

At 100 Days, Biden Is Transforming What It Means to Be a Democrat – The New York Times

When Joseph R. Biden Jr. served as vice president in the Obama administration, he was known to preface his recommendations to other officials with a self-deprecating disclaimer. He may not…

The misunderstood first 100 days of Kamala Harris – POLITICO

The confidant put the defining ethos inside the vice president’s office as follows: “Make sure everyone in that White House complex knows I have only one priority and that is…

Lawyer Says Police Didn’t Need To Arrest Man Who Died After Being Pinned To Ground – NPR

Julia Sherwin, lawyer for the family of Mario Gonzalez, speaks about his death in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday. Members of the Gonzalez family believe police used excessive force when they…

Newsom gets strong ratings on schools, economy despite recall attacks – POLITICO

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at Ruby Bridges Elementary School in Alameda, Calif., Tuesday, March 16, 2021. | Jeff Chiu/AP Photo OAKLAND — Gov. Gavin Newsom just got the most concrete…

Feds plan to indict Chauvin, other three ex-officers on civil rights charges – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Leading up to Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, Justice Department officials had spent months gathering evidence to indict the ex-Minneapolis police officer on federal police brutality charges, but they feared the…

New Videos Show Alleged Assault On Officer Brian Sicknick During Capitol Riot – NPR

The Department of Justice released on Wednesday a group of videos depicting the alleged assault on Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick and other members of law enforcement during the Jan.…

Three Georgia Men Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Attempted Kidnapping in Connection with the Death of Ahmaud Arbery – Department of Justice

Three Georgia men were indicted today by a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia and charged with hate crimes and the attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery. The…

‘Police killed my brother’: California police release footage showing officers kneeling on man for 5 minutes before he died – USA TODAY

Police in Northern California released body-camera footage showing an officer kneeling on a man and pinning him to the ground for several minutes before he went unconscious and later died,…

What Jill Biden’s guest list tells us about the president’s speech tonight – POLITICO

All five of the first lady’s guests will “personify some of the issues or policies that will be addressed by the President in his speech,» according to a release. |…

Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, dies at 90 – NBC News

Astronaut Michael Collins, a member of the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon, has died at 90. As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted humanity’s first bootprints on…

10 Must-See Movies from Emerging Filmmakers at New Directors/New Films 2021 – IndieWire

2021 was always going to be a triumphant year for New Directors/New Films, as the annual festival dedicated to emerging filmmakers — co-hosted by The Museum of Modern Art and…

Video of Anthony Alvarez fatal shooting by Chicago police is released – Chicago Tribune

Brown spoke to the media shortly after the video’s release, and said the officer had been placed on 30-day standard leave. He also provided an update on the formulation of…

Lawyers for Jan. 6 riot suspects can begin touring the Capitol on Monday – POLITICO

In addition to Monday’s tour, defense attorneys for the alleged rioters are invited to visit the Capitol on May 8, May 9, May 31 and June 5. Cole’s letter, dated…

Outrage over Alameda police video with Mario Gonzalez – Los Angeles Times

Authorities in the Bay Area city of Alameda are facing growing outrage after a body-camera video released this week showed an officer appearing to put a knee on the back…

Michael Collins, one of three astronauts on the historic Apollo 11 moon mission, has died – WLWT Cincinnati

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who piloted the ship from which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left to make their historic first steps on the moon in 1969, died Wednesday…

In India, a scramble for scarce vaccines as COVID deaths top 200,000 – CBS News

New Delhi — On Wednesday, when the Indian government opened registrations for vaccination of all adults beginning May 1, millions jumped to get themselves in the queue for shots.  The CoWIN website…

Rudy Giuliani’s New York Apartment Searched by Federal Investigators – The Wall Street Journal

Federal investigators executed a search warrant Wednesday morning at the New York City apartment of Rudy Giuliani, his lawyer said, an escalation of a yearslong investigation by Manhattan federal prosecutors…

N.C. judge rejects bid for public release of bodycam videos in Andrew Brown Jr. shooting – NBC News

A North Carolina judge on Wednesday rejected a bid to have body camera footage of sheriff’s deputies shooting Andrew Brown Jr. released to the public — but said the man’s…

The Trajectory Of The Pandemic, 100 Days Into Biden’s Administration – NPR

President Biden removes his mask before speaking about the pandemic outside of the White House on Tuesday afternoon. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden…

Pelosi defends Biden’s proposed tax increases – POLITICO

Republicans’ 2017 tax cuts that Pelosi referenced had a $1.5 trillion price tag over 10 years. Pelosi defended Biden’s proposed tax hikes, saying they don’t come from “any resentment against…

Video Shows Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Anthony Alvarez As He Runs From Them: ‘Why Are You Shooting Me?’ (GRAPHIC VIDEO) – Block Club Chicago

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The Biden Plan for Free Community College Has a Big Challenge – The New York Times

The Biden administration is expected to endorse a different bill that was introduced Monday by the Democratic chairs of the Senate and House education committees. It would give states 75…

White House blasts Joe Rogan for discouraging vaccination on his podcast – POLITICO

Rogan’s remarks to his legion of fans — which have since spread widely on social media — come at a particularly inconvenient moment for White House officials, who are working…

India passes 200,000 Covid-19 deaths as new cases spike to record highs – NBC News

India passed 200,000 Covid-19 deaths Wednesday, becoming only the fourth country to do so, as it battles a devastating second wave of infections. The surge in new infections has stretched…

Cardano’s Founder Laughs at DeFi Because it Has no Real Markets – NewsBTC

In distinguishing real-world use versus speculative investing, IOG CEO Charles Hoskinson said he derides DeFi in its current state. The comments come as Cardano announced securing a contract with Ethiopia’s…

Facing perjury charges, Florida superintendent steps down to give ‘peace’ to Parkland survivors – The Washington Post

At a special Broward school board meeting on Tuesday, Runcie said he was stepping down over the accusations he faced over the massacre — not over a felony perjury charge…

Boris Johnson Electoral Commission investigation into flat refurbishment – Business Insider

Boris Johnson’s lavish Downing Street flat refurbishment is under investigation by the Electoral Commission. They say there are «reasonable grounds» to suspect an offence has been committed. The refurbishment was…

CDC unveils new mask guidelines for Americans who have had COVID-19 vaccine – CBS News

Washington — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled updated guidelines on Tuesday detailing activities that vaccinated people can safely resume, including attending small outdoor gatherings without the…

India’s coronavirus death toll tops 200,000 as infections surge and anger grows – The Washington Post

But in many places, that help may be coming too late. In some cities, including Delhi, makeshift crematoriums have been erected to cope with the growing number of dead. And…

Reckitt: More sex, fewer colds drive sales at Durex-maker – BBC News

Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar, said: «While the market may fluctuate between growth and decline in the months ahead, depending on the year-on-year comparison being…

In Ukraine’s East, Fears Grow of New Russian Power Play – The Wall Street Journal

AVDIIVKA, Ukraine—Arthur Volodymyrovych ducked his head down as he walked along the bottom of a trench last week, hoping to avoid sniper fire from Russia-backed separatists positioned less than 900…

Biden to propose $1.8 trillion ‘families plan’ with paid leave, child care, universal pre-K, free community college – USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will propose a sweeping $1.8 trillion plan Wednesday for national paid family leave, universal pre-kindergarten, free community college and subsidized child care in what would be a dramatic federal expansion…

Covid on the Border: Migrants Aren’t Tested on Arrival in U.S. – The New York Times

Dora Eglis Ramírez and Pavel Brigido Rivero set out from Cuba to seek asylum in the United States last year, as the coronavirus rampaged across Latin America. Starting their trek…

Man Dies After Alameda, Calif., Police Pin Him To Ground For Several Minutes – NPR

A screenshot of the Alameda Police Department body camera footage shows officers detaining Mario Gonzalez, 26, on April 19. Gonzalez died soon after. Alameda Police Department/AP via Alameda Police Department…

Huawei reports 16.5% drop in revenues in first quarter, warns of ‘another challenging year’ ahead – CNBC

The R&D center on cloud computing and intelligence technology of Huawei, located at China-Singapore Eco-City in Tianjin Binhai new area. Zhang Peng | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — Chinese…

California woman hit, killed by suicidal man jumping from building – cleveland.com

SAN DIEGO, California — A woman walking on a sidewalk was killed Monday night when she was struck by a man who had jumped from the ninth floor of a…

Andrew Brown Jr.’s shooting exposes ‘enduring flaws’ in policing, experts say – NBC News

When a jury last week found former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the second-degree murder of George Floyd, the rare conviction of an officer on the job brought…

Brexit Trade Deal Gets a Final OK From E.U. Parliament – The New York Times

BRUSSELS — The European Parliament has voted by a large margin to give the European Union’s final approval to a Brexit deal already beset by difficulties, complaints and a court…

Samsung family announces plans to pay off more than $10 billion of inheritance tax – CNBC

A Samsung flag (R) and South Korean national flag flutter at the company’s Seocho building in Seoul on April 28, 2021. JUNG YEON-JE | AFP via Getty Images SINGAPORE —…

New York Post Reporter Who Wrote False Kamala Harris Story Resigns – The New York Times

Ms. Italiano, a veteran Post journalist and longtime chronicler of the New York City courts, is a well-liked figure in the paper’s newsroom. She did not respond to inquiries about…

Biden wants to entirely pay for trillions in new spending by raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy – Business Insider

President Joe Biden will propose new taxes on corporations and the wealthy to pay for his agenda, Axios reported. The taxes are intended to cover more than $4 trillion in…

Google ad sales push Alphabet earnings to record, stock heads toward new high – MarketWatch

Google parent Alphabet Inc. rang up record profits for a third straight quarter during the pandemic, catapulting shares 5% toward a record stock high in after-hours trading Tuesday. The search-engine…

Chauvin sentencing pushed back to June 25 | TheHill – The Hill

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of murdering George Floyd, will be sentenced on June 25, one week later than previously expected. According to the Hennepin County District…

Capitol rioter who posed inside Pelosi’s office is released from D.C. jail – POLITICO

“Jan. 6 was a criminal effort to undermine one of the essential pillars of our democracy,” Cooper said, lamenting that it was perpetrated by “people who were sold and willingly…

North Carolina deputies seen on video arriving to home of Andrew Brown Jr. before fatal shooting – Fox News

Video footage released Tuesday by Elizabeth City, N.C., shows sheriff’s deputies arriving at the home of Andrew Brown Jr., just before he was fatally shot last week.  The footage obtained by WAVY-TV was…

No designated survivor for Biden’s first joint address to Congress – POLITICO

With Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Secretary of State Antony Blinken all expected to attend the speech, Treasury Secretary…

FBI opens civil rights investigation into Andrew Brown Jr., fatal shooting – Fox News

The FBI is launching a civil rights investigation into the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr., by North Carolina sheriff deputies during an attempted arrest, the agency said Tuesday.  «The FBI…

‘Torso Killer’ pleads guilty in 1974 cold-case murders – The Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For years, a savage murderer called the “Torso Killer” dribbled out confessions to a New Jersey detective, closing cold cases into the brutal deaths of four…

Suspect arrested in attack on Chinese man in New York | TheHill – The Hill

A suspect was arrested and charged Monday following an attack on a 61-year-old Chinese man in New York City, according to the New York Police Department (NYPD). Police identified 49-year-old Jarrod…

House bill would make the $3,000 child tax credit permanent – CNBC

MoMo Productions | DigitalVision | Getty Images A House bill proposed Tuesday aims to make recent enhancements to the child tax credit permanent. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., chairman of the…

Scientists believe they found as many as 25,000 barrels of DDT dumped off the Southern California coast – Business Insider

Scientists say they found as many as 25,000 barrels possibly containing DDT dumped off the Southern California coast. DDT was a popular synthetic insecticide in the 1940s, and was also…

Americans support Biden’s spending and want him to spend more, polls show – CNBC

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the administration’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response outside the White House in Washington, U.S., April 27, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters Americans broadly back the…

India Covid: Delhi builds makeshift funeral pyres as deaths climb – BBC News

The situation is serious at other crematoriums too. Sunil Kumar Aledia, who runs the Centre for Holistic Development, an organisation that is providing assistance with oxygen, meals and cremations, told…

White House seeks to make massive boost to IRS enforcement centerpiece of new spending plan – The Washington Post

The tax side of the plan to pay for those efforts includes increasing the amount of capital gains paid by investors above $1 million, as well as increasing the top…

Live Covid-19 News and Updates: India’s Crisis Deepens – The New York Times

Here’s what you need to know: Comforting a man infected with Covid-19 while he waits for a hospital bed in New Delhi on Sunday.Credit…Atul Loke for The New York Times…

Florida private school asking staff not to get vaccinated – WRAL.com

By CNN Newsource Miami — A private school in Miami is warning its staff against getting COVID-19 vaccines and says it’s their policy not to employ anyone who has been…

House Democrats push Biden to lower Medicare eligibility age – CBS News

A group of progressive and moderate House Democrats is asking President Biden and Vice President Harris to lower the Medicare eligibility age and expand its benefits in the administration’s upcoming…

Asia Today: India records 320K cases as foreign help arrives – The Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) — India recorded more than 320,000 new cases of coronavirus infection Tuesday as a grim surge of illness and death weighed on the country and its sinking…

Biden At 100 Days: By The Numbers – NPR

Nearly 100 days into office, President Biden is lagging his predecessors in the number of bills he has signed, but he is far outpacing them on executive orders. Here, Biden…

The most promising coronavirus vaccine you’ve never heard of – POLITICO

The next few months will determine whether Novavax can overcome its bumpy start and deliver on those increasingly high expectations. The company has enlisted production partners worldwide after struggling to…

How Barack Obama’s eight years shaped Joe Biden’s first 100 days – NBC News

WASHINGTON — The early days of Joe Biden‘s presidency reveal a man who remembers the Obama presidency, and who doesn’t necessarily want to repeat it. Both presidents inherited a crisis-ravaged…

Biden blazed past his vaccine target for the first 100 days. Does the Trump administration deserve credit too? – USA TODAY

WASHINGTON –  When President Joe Biden announced last week that he had shattered his increased goal of administering 200 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in his first 100 days in office, he described it as both a…

John Kerry calls claims he told Iranians about Israeli actions in Syria ‘unequivocally false’ – Fox News

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day John Kerry denies allegations he divulged Israel’s covert operationsU.S. Special Climate…

Kerry Denies Discussing Israeli Strikes in Syria With Iran – The New York Times

John Kerry, a former secretary of state, said on Monday that he had never discussed covert Israeli airstrikes in Syria with Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, contrary to Mr.…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom to face recall election – Los Angeles Times

Propelled by growing voter frustration over California’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Republican-led drive to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office collected enough voter signatures to qualify for the…

In Newsom recall, California Latinos have a chance to make things interesting – Los Angeles Times

With enough signatures certified to put the recall of California Gov. Gavin Newsom on the fall ballot, the first thing that comes to my mind is one of my favorite…

Andrew Brown Jr.’s family allowed to see 20 seconds of bodycam video of police shooting, attorneys say – CBS News

Attorneys representing the family of Andrew Brown Jr. said Monday that North Carolina sheriff’s deputies shot the 42-year-old Black man in the back of the head as they were serving…

Census sweepstakes: Texas to gain 2 House seats while New York and California among the losers – Fox News

The U.S. Census Bureau on Monday announced that six states, mostly in the South and Mountain regions, would gain seats in the U.S. House of Representatives based on updated population data…

Breonna Taylor’s Death Spurs Justice Department Probe Of Louisville Police – NPR

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks Monday at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Garland announced the department will open an investigation into the Louisville Metro Police Department. Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP…

2021 Child Tax Credit calculator: Do you qualify for expanded monthly payments? – NBC4 WCMH-TV

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Over $4 million worth of meth found in ‘funky pickles’ by border agents – NBC News

Border patrol agents in Texas seized more than $4 million worth of suspected methamphetamine hidden inside a tractor-trailer carrying «funky pickles,» officials said. On April 17, U.S. Customs and Border…

They’re coming in hot: The best quotes from our interviews with Congress’ most diverse freshman class – POLITICO

“I had prepared remarks and I was ready my first time on the floor. And I was going to be talking about defending Georgia’s 16 Electoral College votes,” said first-term…

Alaska Airlines bans state senator for ‘continued refusal’ to follow mask rules – NBC News

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Airlines has banned an Alaska state senator for refusing to follow mask requirements. “We have notified Senator Lora Reinbold that she is not permitted to fly…

Americans vaccinated against Covid may be allowed to go to Europe in summer – NBC News

Americans who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus may be able to visit countries within the European Union this summer, the head of the bloc’s executive body has said.…

Alaska lawmaker blasted airline for ‘mask tyranny.’ Now she’s banned from the only flights to the capital. – The Washington Post

Now, she isn’t welcome on their flights at all. Alaska Airlines this weekend banned Reinbold “for her continued refusal to comply with employee instruction regarding the current mask policy,” the…

Status Of Biden’s Promises After 100 Days In Office – NPR

Chelsea Beck/NPR Chelsea Beck/NPR Before being elected president, Joe Biden promised he could accomplish a lot of things in his first 100 days in office. We gathered a number of…

Leaked recording of Iran’s top diplomat offers blunt talk – The Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A recording of Iran’s foreign minister offering a blunt appraisal of diplomacy and the limits of power within the Islamic Republic has been leaked,…

As Manchin hogs limelight, West Virginia’s other senator seizes her moment – POLITICO

She is a self-described «worker bee» who would rather broker deals than join Senate leadership, even though she’s close to Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell. Her colleagues in both parties…

Biden approaches 100 days in office — what do Americans think? – Fox News

Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your day Fox News Poll: Biden approaches 100-day milestoneAs Joe Biden closes in…

Cyber Ninjas, hired by Arizona Senate to recount Maricopa County’s ballots, asks court to keep its procedures secret – The Arizona Republic

Lawyers for Cyber Ninjas, the Florida-based company the Arizona Senate hired to lead a recount of Maricopa County’s 2.1 million general election ballots, are asking a judge to keep secret its…

House GOP retreat to Florida fraught with peril – POLITICO

But Republicans also know the next 18 months are littered with political tripwires, from internal divisions over the former president trying to influence them from Mar-a-Lago to the fringe elements…

U.S. Pledges Medical Aid To India, Where COVID-19 Is Overwhelming Hospitals – NPR

The body of a person who died of COVID-19 being laid for cremation on Sunday in Noida, India. Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan…

Vaccinated American Tourists May Soon Travel to Europe – The New York Times

BRUSSELS — American tourists who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to visit the European Union over the summer, the head of the bloc’s executive body said…

Fact check: No, President Joe Biden has not cooked up any mandates on red meat consumption – MassLive.com

President Joe Biden’s critics are having a cow over a false narrative that his administration is cooking up plans to limit Americans’ red meat consumption. The beef over the fabricated…

U.S. to give India raw materials for vaccines, medical supplies to help fight Covid surge – CNBC

Medical workers in personal cover protective equipment (PPE) stand alert mode outside the Covid-19 ward at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on April 22, 2021 in New Delhi, India. Sonu Mehta…

Iraqi Leader Orders Investigation Of Baghdad Hospital Fire That Killed More Than 80 – NPR

Iraqis in the holy shrine city of Najaf on Sunday mourn relatives killed during a massive fire at a Baghdad hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Ali Najafi/AFP via Getty Images…

Almost half of Republicans say Chauvin jury reached wrong verdict: poll | TheHill – The Hill

Nearly half of all Republicans questioned in a new poll said that they believe former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was wrongly convicted of murdering George Floyd. A total of 46…

Virginia Trooper Off Force After Playing to Camera During Arrest – NBC4 Washington

A white state trooper who was seen on video telling a Black driver “you are going to get your a– whooped” and yanking him out of the car by his…

‘We know you’re angry’: NC sheriff says he’ll ask judge to release bodycam video of deputies shooting Andrew Brown Jr. – USA TODAY

The sheriff of a small, quiet county not far from North Carolina’s Outer Banks says his office could ask a judge as soon as Monday to release body camera footage…

People named Josh battle it out with pool noodles in Nebraska to find the top Josh – NBC News

Hundreds of people named Josh showed up to a park in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Saturday for a fight to find the best Josh. It started as a joke when Josh…

POLITICO Playbook: Biden’s 7-day sprint – Politico

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