Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Ethiopian Economy Still Leading East Africa In 2018

Addis Ababa, Despite a slight decline in the continent as a whole, the Ethiopian economy continues leading East Africa in the development index, reported the World Bank (WB) today.In the first place in sub-Saharan Africa this year is Ghana, with … Continued

Alarming increase in Ethiopian suicide cases in UAE

Ethiopian diplomatic mission in UAE calls on employers to be humane in their interaction with domestic staff Ethiopian Consul-General to the UAE, Yibeltal Aemero Alemu Aghaddir Ali, Staff Reporter Sharjah: Ten Ethiopians committed suicide in the UAE last year, according … Continued

Turkey, Somalia sign economic partnership pact

By Duygu Yener and Mustafa Calkaya ANKARA  Turkey and Somalia on Friday signed a pact to boost their strategic economic partnership. “We wish to deepen relations with Somalia. Turkey’s investment in Somalia stands at over $100 million,” Turkish Deputy Prime … Continued

1 killed as Somali, Kenyan troops clash in border town

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Somali military officer says one Somali soldier has been killed in brief clashes between Somali and Kenyan troops in a border town. Mohamed Ahmed says the Somali soldiers fought Friday morning with Kenyan soldiers on patrol … Continued

UN agency says 110,000 Somali refugees repatriated in 3 years

MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) — The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntarily repatriated 110,913 Somali refugees from six countries since the return exercise begun in December 2014. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its … Continued

First women-only car showroom opens in Saudi

A Saudi woman drives her car along a street in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah, on September 27, 2017 (AFP Photo/REEM BAESHEN) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – A Saudi private company on Thursday opened the first car showroom for … Continued

Ethiopia top opposition figure gets prison time for contempt

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — One of Ethiopia’s most prominent opposition politicians has been sentenced to six months in prison for contempt of court along with three others after they sang a protest song during proceedings. Bekele Gerba, former deputy head … Continued