Saturday, October 21, 2017
Wardheer News

Egypt to tackle overpopulation with ‘2 children only’ plan

CAIRO: Egypt’s government announced this week the implementation of a plan to control the nation’s booming population rate under a campaign called “Egypt development: Two children only.” Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin met this week with Egypt’s governors to announce … Continued

Why can’t booming Ethiopia handle this year’s drought?

By James Jeffrey  Ethiopia can’t seem to escape the blight of drought, no matter how hard it tries. Despite impressive economic growth and decades of capacity building, it faces another humanitarian crisis as one of the worst droughts in living memory scorches … Continued

Nile Basin ministers discuss Ethiopia’s controversial dam

The Egyptian delegation lead by Water and Irrigation minister Dr Mohamed Abdel Aty (holding the microphone) during a meeting on Nile waters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. PHOTO | ANDUALEM SISAY | NMG  By ANDUALEM SISAY Water ministers from Egypt, Sudan … Continued

World reacts to ‘sickening’ Mogadishu bomb attack

World leaders from the United States, UK, Turkey, Canada and France strongly condemned the weekend truck bombing in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which left at least 276 people dead. Saturday’s explosion – the worst single explosion in the East African country’s history – occurred … Continued

Somalia Bombing Takes Ghastly Civilian Toll

By Laetitia Bader The horrific bombing in a crowded and bustling area in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday is a grim reminder of how deadly the country’s armed conflict remains for ordinary Somalis. A bomb-laden truck exploded at a busy … Continued