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US Embassy in Ethiopia “Strongly” Disagrees with Country’s State of Emergency

The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia said Saturday it opposes the Ethiopian government's imposition of a state of emergency. Ethiopia's Council of Ministers Friday declared a six-month state of emergency for the country, effective immediately, a day after Prim...

Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency After PM Resignation

Ethiopia's Council of Ministers has declared a three-month state of emergency for the country, effective immediately. The decision was announced on state media outlets Friday, a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced he is resigning. A...

Al-Qaida Operative Gets Life Sentence for Killing Soldiers, Bomb Plot

A man convicted of participating in a 2003 attack on American soldiers in Afghanistan that killed two people and plotting to bomb a U.S. embassy in West Africa was sentenced to life in prison Friday.Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, who

Cornell receives $35M to support cassava development for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa

Ithaca, New York, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cassava is vital to the food security of millions of Africans who eat some form of the root crop daily. Although cassava breeders are making progress, they still face significant challenges

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) named Bendix/King Repair Partner

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, is pleased to announce the company was formally selected as an authorized BendixKing repair,

The DigitalTown SmartWeb

Building a global consumer Internet that is Intuitive, Personalized and Secure SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC:DGTW), the leading provider of People-centric Solutions for Smart Cities, provided a condensed update on the status of the SmartWeb