Saturday, January 29, 2022
Wardheer News

Kenya: CBK Projects 2022 GDP Growth to Be Sustained at 5.9%

Nairobi, Kenya — The Central Bank of Kenya has projected Kenya’s economy to grow at a sustained rate of 5.9 percent, a slight downgrade from its previous 6 percent estimate. CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge, during the post-Monetary Policy Meeting (MPC) … Continued

US voices alarm as Tigray rebels push ahead in Ethiopia

Ethiopians from the Tigrayan region living in South Africa hold a rally outside the US embassy in Pretoria The United States voiced alarm Thursday after Ethiopia’s Tigray rebels announced a military operation in the neighboring Afar region, but hailed moves … Continued

Learning Turkish is now more popular in Somalia

The growing interest in the Turkish language across the world is also evident in Somalia, as the African country is closer than ever with Turkey. Anadolu Agency (AA) spoke to Mustaf Mohamed Abdikarin, managing director of the SomTurk Institute of Languages in the … Continued

Nimco Happy and the rise of Somali music in Britain

By Edna Mohamed London, the United Kingdom – When Nimco Happy’s Isii Nafta (Love You More Than My Life) went viral on social media last year, many saw it as a significant step towards Somali music entering the mainstream. The multilingual song, sung in … Continued

Ethiopia: The daunting task of reporting the Tigray conflict

Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict erupted in November 2020 and later spread to neighboring regions. Yet, covering the war is a huge challenge, with press freedom severely constrained and journalists facing intense pressure. Since the beginning of this year, Ethiopia’s National Defense … Continued

5,000-plus deaths under Ethiopia’s Tigray blockade

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Nearly 1,500 people died of malnutrition in just part of Ethiopia´s blockaded Tigray region over a four-month period last year, including more than 350 young children, a new report by the region´s health bureau says. It … Continued

The Lost City of Gedi: Kenya’s Machu Picchu

By Pedro Alonso; Laprensa Latina Gedi, Kenya, (EFE).- Deep in the East African rainforest lies a mystery: the ruins of the Lost City of Gedi, an archaeological wonder known as the Machu Picchu of Kenya. For decades, the Swahili city … Continued