Addis Ababa: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
June 7: World Food Safety Day
Published: June 6, 2020
Every year, on June 7, the World Food Safety Day is celebrated. This World Food Safety Day being celebrated on June 7, 2020 is the second World Food Safety Day. Highlights The World Food Safety Day was launched by the United Nations in 2019. The day is celebrated to reinforce the call made by the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
African Union suspends Sudan, demanding end to Military Rule
Published: June 8, 2019
The African Union (AU) suspended Sudan until establishment of a civilian-led transition to democracy and also demanded to resolve an entrenched and bloody crisis. The decision was taken at AU’s peace and Security Council meet in Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia’s capital). Key Highlights Background: Since December 2018 Sudan has been rocked with anger over increasing bread ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Topics: Addis Ababa • African Union • Assembly of African Union • AU Peace and Security Council • AU's secretariat • Civilian-led Transitional Authority • Continental union • European Union • Khartoum • Omar al-Bashir • Pan-African Parliament • Republic of Sudan
World Press Freedom Day observed on 3 May
Published: May 3, 2019
The World Press Freedom Day 2019 is observed on 3 May 2019. It is being jointly organized by UNESCO, African Union Commission and Government of Ethiopia. The year 2019 marks 26th celebration of WPFD. The main event is being held at African Union Headquarters at Addis Ababa. The World Press Freedom Day It is observed ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: Addis Ababa • African Union Commission • Freedom • Government of Ethiopia • Press • The Windhoek Declaration • UN General Assembly • UNESCO • Universal Declaration of Human Rights • World Press Freedom Day
2019 edition of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD)
Published: May 3, 2019
The World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) is observed every year on 3rd May as an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, assess the state of press freedom throughout the world, defend the media from attacks on their independence, and pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of ..
China promises $ 20 Billion Loan to Africa
Published: July 24, 2012
China has promised to provide $ 20 billion loan to African countries over the next three years. The announcement was made by the Chinese President Hu Jin Tao at the opening session of the 5th Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. China had already pledged $10 billion loans at the previous China-Africa summit in 2009. ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012