Sunday, December 17, 2017
Wardheer News

Somaliland launches flagship job creation programme

Authorities in Somaliland, along with the World Bank, have launched the first round of funding in the Bank’s flagship job creation program, the Somali Business Catalytic Fund (SBCF). The fund will support 150 to 200 businesses, with one third of … Continued

Ethiopia: Ethio-Djibouti Railway Commences Full Ride Trials

By Mengisteab Teshome Ethio-Djibouti railway project has started full rail ride trials completing unit ride trials prior to the commencement of passenger and freight services. Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) Communication Services Head Dereje Tefera told The Ethiopian Herald that any … Continued

Ethiopian And Azul Brazilian Airlines Enter Code Share Agreement

Accra, Ghana- Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines have entered a codeshare agreement effective October 01, 2017. Through the codeshare partnership Ethiopian Airlines will add its flight code (ET) in Azul’s operations; hence, customers will be … Continued

Somalia: Fishing trade sees boost from boat engines, freezers

Only a decade ago this sleepy town made global news headlines as Somalia’s “pirate capital”, a fact captured in books and movies recounting vessels hijacked for ransom, including the Hollywood blockbuster “Captain Phillips.” Piracy may now be a part of … Continued

Trump says friends going to Africa to ‘get rich’

New York – US President Donald Trump hailed Africa’s business potential on Wednesday, telling several leaders of African nations he has many friends going there to “get rich.” At a lunch with the leaders amid the UN General Assembly, Trump … Continued

IGAD Holds Consultations For Free Movement Of Persons

By Jale Richard JUBA, [Gurtong]-IGAD member states include Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan, Eritrea (inactive) and Somalia. IGAD secretariat started a three day meeting on Wednesday with officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ministry … Continued

How Aid in Cash, Not Goods, Averted a Famine in Somalia

By Roshni Majumdar UNITED NATIONS, (IPS) – In February, when the government of Somalia sounded an alarm to the UN about risks of a famine in the country, the UN’s Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), besides quickly shuffling a … Continued