Saturday, July 11, 2020
Wardheer News

Ethiopian Naval Ambitions

By Ankit Malhotra, Modern Diplomacy Ethiopia is gradually and steadily opening up doors and minds to international relations. Testament to this was when French President Macron sealed a deal with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed when they met in March … Continued

Kenya’s Amina Mohamed for WTO top job

By Derrick Oluoch Kenya submitted the candidature of  Sports and Culture Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohamed to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for the post of Director General, a position that eluded her seven years ago. Ambassador Amina Mohamed, 58, will … Continued

Amina, petition EU for athletes’ Schengen visas

That the first Diamond League meeting gets underway in Monaco, France, on August 14 is good news to Kenya’s world-beating stars. But the excitement seemed to fade away after the European Union excluded Kenya from the list of nations and … Continued

White House tweets support for Taiwan-Somaliland ties

By Eric Chang TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House National Security Council (NSC) on Friday (July 10) tweeted support for the recent establishment of relations between Taiwan and Somaliland. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) announced at a press … Continued

Ethiopia restores internet partially after weeklong ban

Addis Getachew   Government shut down internet last week following violence triggered by killing of activist ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopian authorities have partially restored internet services after a weeklong ban, an official said Thursday. Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Dina Mufti at a … Continued

KDF forces redesign of Locichar- Lamu pipeline

By MACHARIA KAMAU The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has demanded the redesign of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsett) for encroaching on its lands. The designated lands are in Garissa County. This has resulted in a review of the route that the crude … Continued

Jawar Mohammed: The Ethiopian media mogul taking on Abiy Ahmed

By Bekele Atoma Having previously warned that Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed risked turning into an “illegitimate” ruler, Jawar Mohammed, 34, has now become the most high-profile opposition politician to be detained since the Nobel Peace laureate took office in … Continued