Monday, December 18, 2017
Wardheer News

Farah crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Olympic and world champion Mo Farah capped his final season as a track athlete by winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday. The distance runner, who won his sixth world championships gold … Continued

Ethiopian Airlines Fly with All-female Crew from Addis to Lagos

By Chinedu Eze and Demola Ojo Africa’s most profitable airline, Ethiopian Airlines, on Saturday made history as it transported its passengers from the Bole International Airport Addis Ababa to the Murtala International Airport Lagos on a Boeing B777-300 ER plane … Continued

EU leaders clash over refugees

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Two years after the Mediterranean migrant crisis shook the European Union, a tentative effort by the bloc to patch up differences over refugee policy has stumbled, revealing enduring rifts among the bloc’s leaders over the contentious question. … Continued

Somalia’s budget meets IMF terms, official says

NAIROBI (Reuters) – The budget approved by Somalia’s parliament this week is in line with fiscal reforms the government committed to when it entered an International Monetary Fund programme in May, an IMF official told Reuters. Somalia is now on … Continued

Bomber disguised as cop causes carnage at police academy

MOGADISHU, Somalia — An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia’s capital on Thursday, police said. Col. Mohamud Aden said that 20 other officers were wounded … Continued

US condemns deadly Ethiopia clashes

Addis Ababa – The United States on Wednesday said it was “troubled and saddened” by clashes in Ethiopia that local reports said has left at least 18 people dead. The violence was reported to be most intense in the eastern … Continued

Ethiopian launches new mobile application for passengers

The leading aviation group and the fastest growing airline in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines has launched an Android-based mobile application. The new mobile app encompasses an array of features that enhance customers’ travel experience with simplified and end-to-end options for flight booking and … Continued

Djibouti’s sees GDP growth at 7 pct in 2018

Abdourahim Arteh DJIBOUTI, Djibouti’s economy is expected to expand by 7 percent in 2018 up from an estimated 6.5 percent this year and government spending should also rise slightly in a budget focused on healthcare, a senior official said. Located … Continued