Friday, January 20, 2017
Wardheer News

President Trump: Washington Prepares to Be Upended

By PETER BAKER and MICHAEL D. SHEARJAN WASHINGTON — Donald John Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, ushering in a new and more unpredictable era in which he has promised to shatter … Continued

These are the most powerful African passports to have

BY Lily Kuo Citizens of the Seychelles, Mauritius, and South Africa have the most powerful passports on the continent, while Nigerians, Ethiopians and Somali have the least freedom of travel, according to the latest ranking from the financial firm Arton … Continued

Chinese-funded Silkroad Int’l Bank opens in Djibouti

The Silkroad International Bank (SIB) opened service in Djibouti on Wednesday in a drive to promote the financial sector development in Djibouti and in the entire Africa. The Silkroad International Bank is the first Chinese-funded enterprise to obtain banking license … Continued

Al-Shabaab executes captured Ugandan soldier

By RISDEL KASASIRA Kampala- Al-Shabaab insurgents have released a video of a purported execution of a Ugandan soldier they captured and took as a prisoner-of-war in August last year. The soldier, only identified as Masasa, was captured during an attack on the Ugandan … Continued


Over the next six months will Ethiopian Airlines add seven new destinations, already announced here some time ago, in what will make 2017 probably a record year of new cities served out of Addis Ababa. From the beginning of February … Continued

Why are cars so expensive in Ethiopia?

By Emmanuel Igunza Owning a car for many Ethiopians – even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies – remains a pipe dream. “I have been saving for nearly four years now, and I … Continued