Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

West Africa Economic Outlook 2020 – Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic

African Development Bank Regional Economic Outlook 2020: In West Africa, harnessing the youth workforce could speed economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 era • Growth in West Africa, poised to expand by 4.0 percent in 2020, now projected to contract by -2.0 percent in 2020 • Demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics increasing, though school

US Oromos Protest Singer Hachalu’s Death

Nearly two weeks after the slaying of a popular singer in Ethiopia, thousands took to the streets in diaspora communities in the United States and elsewhere to mourn his death and peacefully protest against the government in Addis Ababa. In downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, home to the largest U.S. population of ethnic Oromo, a crowd of