Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wardheer News

Egyptian tuk-tuk start-up Halan to expand to Ethiopia

By Yousef Saba CAIRO (Reuters) – Halan, an Egyptian technology start-up that uses two- and three-wheeled vehicles to transport passengers and goods, will begin operating in Ethiopia before the end of 2019, its chief executive told Reuters. The company, which … Continued

Ethiopia Largest Recipient of FDI in Eastern Africa

Nairobi — Ethiopia beat all other eastern African countries last year as the largest recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), according to a new report authored by financial consulting firm EY. The EY Attractiveness Survey 2019 released this week shows … Continued

Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co’s (BA.N) 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs. … Continued

Kenya anti-corruption body halts Telkom-Airtel merger

The government’s anti-graft commission in Kenya said on Wednesday that it had suspended a planned merger of Airtel Kenya with partly state-owned Telkom Kenya, pending a probe into allegations about the misappropriation of public funds at Telkom. Bharti Airtel, based in India, said … Continued

Somalis transform vacant Pittsburgh lot into their own farm

By Doug Oster Abdulkadir Chirambo smiles easily, especially when he’s talking about the vacant city lots the United Somali Bantu of Greater Pittsburgh have converted to a huge farm-like garden. As president and spokesman of the organization, he gets serious … Continued

Ethiopia and Egypt at odds over massive Dam project

Africa’s largest hydroelectric power station is slated to go online next year in Ethiopia. But the project along the Blue Nile River is also the source of conflict: Neighboring Egyptians fear it will affect their access to water and local … Continued

Aden Abdulle Int Airport Hits 80K Flights Record In 2019

At least 80000 flights have been recorded in Mogadishu’s Adan Abdulle international Airport between January and July 2019. Speaking at the launching of the Qatari Airways which recently joined other international airlines to serve Mogadishu the Transport Minister Moahmed Oomaar … Continued