Friday, July 10, 2020
Wardheer News

Turkey says it detains 276 migrants in smuggling operation

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police detained 276 migrants on a cargo ship docked on the Aegean coast on Tuesday and also captured eight people trying to smuggle them out of the country, Turkey’s coastguard authority said on Tuesday. The Turkish-flagged … Continued

World Bank approves $55m grant for Somalia

By ANTHONY KITIMO The World Bank Board has approved a $55 million International Development Assistance (IDA) grant for Somalia to fast track economic recovery and policy reforms. The aid, approved on Tuesday, would also help the country battle multiple crises … Continued

Tigray to push ahead with polls despite NEBE snub

By Neamin Ashenafi The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), which received a notice from the Tigray Regional State Council about holding regional polls, has rejected the request citing the Board does not conduct an election unless and otherwise a reassessment … Continued

Somali artists use art to spread COVID-19 awareness

Artists in Horn of Africa country fight misinformation, rumors and stigma surrounding coronavirus pandemic Magdalene Mukami   MOGADISHU, Somalia  On her balcony in a small apartment in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, Nujuum Hashi Ahmed is concentrating on a new painting that … Continued

Israel, UAE to cooperate in fight against coronavirus

JERUSALEM/DUBAI (Reuters) – Israel and the United Arab Emirates will cooperate in the fight against the coronavirus, the two countries said on Thursday, a possible boost to Israeli efforts to normalise relations with Gulf Arab countries. Two private companies from … Continued