Monday 18 June 2018
Horn of Africa

DP World seals Somaliland port management deal

DP World has reached an agreement to manage the Berbera port in Somaliland, which would allow it to become a major hub for goods to transit to and from the Horn of Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Under the term


Ethiopia expected to join WTO in 2015

Ethiopia expects to join the World Trade Organisation in 2015 without heeding to demands that it liberalises its state-run banking and telecoms sectors, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The Horn of Africa nation applied to


Wild poliovirus in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa (northeast Africa)  is currently experiencing an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1), according to a statement. A four-month-old girl near Dadaab, Kenya, developed symptoms of acute flaccid paralysis


DP World opens community station in Djibouti

DP World, a leading marine terminal operator, has joined hands with its partners to open a solar-powered community station at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. The upgraded SafeTStop facility is located at PK 12, a community of 25,000 p


UAE unveils ambitious food security initiative

The UAE government has joined hands with the Arab Federation for Food Industries and AR Group to roll out an ambitious initiative to support food security in the Arab world and address the famine in the African Horn. The initiative, to be

More… joins forces with WFP, one of the largest online shopping malls in the Middle East, has announced its partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP), a United Nations organisation and the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide.


65 die, 49 missing off shores of Yemen

As many as 65 people died off the shores of Yemen when one smugglers' boat capsized, another sank and would-be migrants were beaten to death and asphyxiated on a third, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. The three separate

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