Ethiopia: Royal Family member Prince Sara Gizaw dies at 90

Princes Sara Gizaw, Duchess of Harrar, daughter in law of Ethiopia’s last Emperor died today aged 90 in the capital Addis Ababa, according to social media sources close to Ethiopian Royal Family.

Gas pipeline to be constructed between Ethiopia and Djibouti

Djibouti’s Energy Ministry last week signed a deal with Ethiopia for the construction of a 767km gas pipeline between Ethiopia’s eastern Ogadem Basin and an export terminal on the Red Sea.

Somalia launches national strategy for public awareness

Somalia has launched a three-year national strategy to enhance awareness of key government policy agendas and initiatives among the citizens. The National Strategy for Public Awareness 2018-2021, which was...

Somalia: Ready for an oil boom?

Nairobi — Last week, amid protests, the Somali government convened a public meeting at Claridge’s hotel in London to begin the long process of opening up southern parts of the nation for offshore...

Ending America’s World Bank Monopoly

NEW YORK – BY: BY:KAUSHIK BASU . The nomination earlier this month of David Malpass, a senior US Treasury Department official, for the post of World Bank president came...

Ethiopia: ECX volume goes down while value goes up

Commodity trading for forex now showing empirical effect The trading performance of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) improved over the first six months of the fiscal year even though...

Kenya lifts China fish ban to boost supply

Kenya has lifted a ban on fish imports following a biting shortage after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive against Chinese catch that had flooded the market. The ban was lifted...

Ethiopia: Who’s reporting Africa now?

|BY: Kate Wright NGOs have responded swiftly to widespread cost-cutting in Western media organizations by recruiting former journalists as communications officers, who regularly commission and produce video, audio, and photographs for placement in...

Somalia: Expelled Somali envoy Lands Capital

Somali ambassador to Kenya Mohamoud Ahmed Nur alias Tarzan arrived at Mogadishu’s Aden Abdulle International Airport early Sunday, media reported. Mr Nur was expelled by the Kenya government, which...

Sudan produces $4.1 billion of gold in 2018

February 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Ministry of Minerals on Saturday said gold production has reached 93 tons (equivalent to $4 billion) in 2018. The director of the Geological...